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Before the bomb : how America approached the end of the Pacific War

Author: John D Chappell
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 1997.
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Almost forgotten in the haze of events following Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the summer of 1945 witnessed an intense public debate over how best to end the war against Japan. Weary of fighting, the American people were determined to defeat the imperial power that had so viciously attacked them in December 1941, but they were uncertain of the best means to accomplish this goal. Certain of victory - the "inevitable  Read more...
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History
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Chappell, John D. (John David), 1961-
Before the bomb.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 1997
(DLC) 96031070
(OCoLC)35262273
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John D Chappell
ISBN: 0813170524 9780813170527
OCLC Number: 49569113
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A war half won --
Images of the enemy --
How long will this war last? --
Visions of abundance --
Okinawa --
The sinister cloud --
Assault or siege? --
Unconditional surrender --
Resolution.
Responsibility: John D. Chappell.

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