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The dropping of the atomic bombs

Author: Mary Meinking; Allan M Winkler
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Abdo Publishing, [2016]
Series: Essential library of World War II.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title examines the dropping of atomic bombs during World War II, focusing on their development and testing, the bombing missions, and the bombs' destruction and legacy. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Meinking; Allan M Winkler
ISBN: 9781624037931 1624037933
OCLC Number: 935737657
Description: 112 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Trinity Test --
Building the bombs --
Testing the bomb --
Training and targets --
Transporting the bombs --
Dropping Little Boy --
Dropping Fat Man --
A new atomic world --
Timeline --
Essential facts --
Glossary.
Series Title: Essential library of World War II.
Responsibility: by Mary Meinking ; content consultant, Allan M. Winkler, distinguished professor of History, Miami University.

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This title examines the dropping of atomic bombs during World War II, focusing on their development and testing, the bombing missions, and the bombs' destruction and legacy. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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