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The decision to drop the atomic bomb

Author: Dennis Wainstock
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the political, diplomatic and military currents that influenced Japan's attempts to surrender and the US's decision to drop the atomic bomb. Based on research in the United States and  Read more...

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Named Person: Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman; Harry S Truman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Wainstock
ISBN: 0275954757 9780275954758
OCLC Number: 33243854
Description: x, 180 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Japan's Desperate Military Situation, April to July 1945 --
1. Japan's Peace Moves: Tojo and Koiso Cabinets --
2. Truman and the A-Bombs --
3. Ending the War: The American Point of View --
4. The Potsdam Conference --
5. The Atomic Bombings --
6. The First Imperial Decision --
7. The Second Imperial Decision and Its Aftermath --
8. Recapitulation and Analysis.
Responsibility: Dennis D. Wainstock.
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?Readers will be indebted to Wainstock for his use of US Strategic Bombing Survey interrogations of Japanese leaders as well as material from the Kido Family Documents at the National Diet Library in Read more...

 
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