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Decision to drop the atomic bomb

Author: Kazuko OshimaPaul RonderErik BarnouwChet HuntleyLeslie R GrovesAll authors
Publisher: [Julian, Calif.] : Traditions Military Videos, [1997?]
Series: Military history videos
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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This video is divided into three parts. Part one documents the events that lead up to Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb. Part two looks at the aftermath of the atomic bombs, it is a film report made from original footage, showing the destruction brought to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by two atomic bombs in August 1945. Part three is in color and documents the physical destruction to Hiroshima.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
War films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Biographical films
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biographical television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kazuko Oshima; Paul Ronder; Erik Barnouw; Chet Huntley; Leslie R Groves; Gordon Arneson; Harry S Truman; J Robert Oppenheimer; National Broadcasting Company.; Traditions Military Videos (Firm)
OCLC Number: 771945821
Language Note: In English.
Notes: NBC white paper originally issued as TV documentary in 1965.
Hiroshima Nagasaki, August, 1945 originally issued as documentary in 1966.
Credits: Hiroshima Nagasaki, August, 1945: produced by Erik Barnouw; written and edited by Paul Ronder.
Performer(s): NBC white paper: narrator: Chet Huntley; historic film clips and personal interviews with the men who helped make the decision: President Truman, General Leslie Groves, R. Gordon Arneson, Dr. Robert Oppenheimer, and many others.
Hiroshima Nagasaki, August, 1945: narrated by Kazuko Oshima, Paul Ronder.
Description: 1 videorecording (70 min.) : sd., b&w; with col. sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; worldwide.
Contents: [Part 1.] NBC white paper: the decision to drop the atomic bomb (ca. 37 min.) --
[Part 2.] Hiroshima Nagasaki, August, 1945 (ca. 16 min.) --
[Part 3. No title; in color; ca. 17 min.].
Series Title: Military history videos
Other Titles: NBC white paper, the decision to drop the atomic bomb.
Hiroshima Nagasaki, August, 1945.
NBC white paper.
Responsibility: Traditions Military Videos.

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This video is divided into three parts. Part one documents the events that lead up to Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb. Part two looks at the aftermath of the atomic bombs, it is a film report made from original footage, showing the destruction brought to Hiroshima and Nagasaki by two atomic bombs in August 1945. Part three is in color and documents the physical destruction to Hiroshima.

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