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Hiroshima Nagasaki

Author: Paul Ham
Publisher: Sydney : HarperCollins Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nobody is more disturbed," said President Truman, three days after the destruction of Nagasaki in 1945, "over the use of the atomic bombs than I am, but I was greatly disturbed over the unwarranted attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor and their murder of our prisoners of war. The only language [the Japanese] seem to understand is the one we have been using to bombard them. When you have to deal with a beast you  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War and conflict
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Ham
ISBN: 9780732288457 0732288452 9780732288464 0732288460
OCLC Number: 746754306
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Winter 1945 --
Two cities --
Feuersturm --
President --
Atom --
The Manhattan Project --
Spring 1945 --
The target committee --
Japan defeated --
Unconditional surrender --
Trinity --
Potsdam --
Mokusatsu --
Summer 1945 --
Tinian Island --
Augusta --
Hiroshima, 6 August 1945 --
Invasion --
Nagasaki, 9 August 1945 --
Surrender --
Reckoning --
Hibakusha --
Why --
Dead heat.
Responsibility: Paul Ham.

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