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Racing the enemy : Stalin, Truman, and the surrender of Japan

Author: Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.
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"In the first international history of the end of World War II in the Pacific - the only book to fully integrate the roles of the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan - Tsuyoshi Hasegawa traces an intricate diplomatic and military end game as he shatters standard accounts of the Japanese surrender."--Jacket.
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Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi, 1941-
Racing the enemy.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004059786
(OCoLC)57010369
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
ISBN: 9780674038400 0674038401 9780674016934 0674016939
OCLC Number: 442778400
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 382 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Triangular relations and the Pacific War --
Stalin, Truman and Hirohito face new challenges --
Decisions for war and peace --
Potsdam: the turning point --
The atomic bombs and Soviet entry into the war --
Japan accepts unconditional surrender --
August Storm: the Soviet-Japanese War and the United States --
Assessing the roads not taken.
Responsibility: Tsuyoshi Hasegawa.

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Retells the standard history of the end of World War II in the Pacific. By integrating the three key actors in the story - the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan - this work puts the last  Read more...

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The long debate among historians about American motives and Japanese efforts at ending World War II is finally resolved in Racing the Enemy, Tsuyoshi Hasegawa's brilliant and definitive study of Read more...

 
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