During World War II, why did the US military not directly throw the atomic bomb at Tokyo, Japan?

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During World War II, why did the US military not directly throw the atomic bomb at Tokyo, Japan?

2018-09-27 00:25:34 106 ℃

In 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. It can be said that these two atomic bombs accelerated the process of Japan’s surrender. But it is worth noting that the position of the United States to drop the atomic bomb is not the capital of Japan, Tokyo, but Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Why? Is it because the information is wrong?

In fact, the reason why the United States will cast atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki is its own strategic goal. of. First of all, everyone knows that the city of Hiroshima can be said to be the city of Japan's army, and the second headquarters of Japan is also in Hiroshima. Let’s talk about Nagasaki. You know, Nagasaki’s industry can be said to be very developed. Not only that, Nagasaki’s shipbuilding industry is also very developed, and it’s almost a logistic support base for the Japanese Navy. Then the impact on the Japanese Navy is very large. It is no exaggeration to say that it is very wise for the United States to attack these two cities. All of a sudden, it hit the vitals of the Japanese army and navy.

In addition, for Tokyo, on the one hand, there are many ancient buildings in Tokyo, usually, the United States Japan’s bombings were not bombarded for the protection of ancient buildings, let alone atomic bombs. In addition, the Japanese emperor is also in Tokyo. If the atomic bomb is dropped, the Japanese emperor will be affected, which will undoubtedly strengthen the will of Japan to resist, and may be counterproductive. It is precisely because of this that the United States did not bomb Japan in Tokyo, but bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It is precisely this that has accelerated the process of Japan’s surrender.