Why did the US choose Japan and not Germany to nuke?

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Answer by Jon Mixon:

As answered in several other questions here on Quora, the United States tested its first nuclear device (the Trinity test) on July 16, 1945, more than two months after Germany surrendered to the Allies.

There was no atomic bomb ready to use before the war with Germany ended.

Why did the US choose Japan and not Germany to nuke?

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