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For decades historians have debated the morality and necessity of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In this lesson plan, students read four different accounts of the bombings and must decide for themselves how we should remember the dropping of the atomic bomb.

Note: This lesson contains strong images of violence that may not be appropriate for younger students.







Image: Photo of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, 1945. From the Library of Congress.

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