Ethics and War
Ethical Questions in World
Morality is contraband in war.
Examine the ethical and moral questions associated
with the actions of the Allies,
and the Japanese
during the Second World War, including the use of the atomic
bombs, the internment
of Japanese Americans, the Holocaust,
and the way the Japanese
treated prisoners of war. Afterwards, add your opinions and comments
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||The Allies fought against atrocities committed by the Axis
powers, but did they -- especially the Americans -- use immoral methods
to accomplish their goals?
||The Holocaust is probably the most infamous wartime atrocity
ever. Why did it happen?
||After fighting a long, hard battle against the Japanese
in the Philippines, an army of Americans and Filipinos surrendered.
The majority of them were killed in or en route to Japanese POW camps.
What motivated the Japanese to commit such an atrocity?