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Code-name downfall : the secret plan to invade Japan and why Truman dropped the bomb

Author: Thomas B Allen; Norman Polmar; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1995.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Thomas B.
Code-name downfall.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 1995
(OCoLC)624392570
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas B Allen; Norman Polmar; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0684804069 9780684804064
OCLC Number: 32202188
Description: 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The men from Shangri-La --
War plan orange --
The bloody road to Japan --
Winning with air power --
350 miles to downfall --
Truman's war --
Climbing Olympus --
The enemy --
The horror weapons --
"I have to decide" --
"Land the landing force" --
Objective: Tokyo --
Groping toward surrender --
"Whose son will die. . .?" --
Appendix A : Japanese defensive forces --
Appendix B : U.S. forces for the Kyushu assault --
Appendix C : U.S. forces for the Honshu assault --
Appendix D : Redeployment of U.S. forces from Europe.
Responsibility: Thomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar.

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