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Why did President Truman feel he had no choice but to drop the atomic bombs? He feared that Japan would mount a fresh attack on US forces. He felt that without the bomb a costly invasion would be necessary. He feared a Japanese invasion of the California coast. He believed he needed to defeat Japan first before defeating Germany.
President Truman stated that "his decision to bomb Japan will save life on both sides." Please refer to this link for more details about my answer:
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User: Why did President Truman feel he had no choice but to drop the atomic bombs? He feared that Japan would mount a fresh attack on US forces. He felt that without the bomb a costly invasion would be necessary. He feared a Japanese invasion of the California coast. He believed he needed to defeat Japan first before defeating Germany.

Weegy: President Truman stated that "his decision to bomb Japan will save life on both sides." Please refer to this link for more details about my answer:
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User: While President Truman ultimately made the decision to drop the atomic bombs, the Manhattan Project and the development of those bombs was a decision made by President Franklin Roosevelt General Dwight D. Eisenhower Prime Minister Winston Churchill scientist Albert Einstein

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