Manhattan Project Poll Results

Today:

JPtak_Test: Survey Results

1. Which of the following five procedures comes closest to your choice as to the way in which any new weapons that may develop should be used in the Japanese war: Single answer question or grid (answers per option add up to roughly 100%)

Option:TOTAL
(16243)
1. Use them in the manner that is from the military point of view most effective in bringing about prompt Japanese surrender at minimum human cost to our armed forces.30%
2. Give a military demonstration in Japan to be followed by renewed opportunity for surrender before full use of the weapon is employed.32%
3. Give an experimental demonstration in this country, with representatives of Japan present; followed by a new opportunity for surrender before full use of the weapon is employed.22%
4. Withhold military use of the weapons, but make public experimental demonstration of their effectiveness.11%
5. Maintain as secret as possible all developments of our new weapons and refrain from using them in this war.6%

Base: 16243 out of 16243 people answered this question

The ORIGINAL RESULTS for JULY 1945 for the 250 scientists polled  (with 150 responses) at the Metallurgical Laboratory by Compton-Daniels:

Option:
TOTAL
(150)
1
15%
2
46%
3
26%
4
11%
5
2%

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