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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 pages) : illustrations, 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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