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Nagasaki : the massacre of the innocent and unknowing

Author: Craig Collie
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In early August 1945, the people of Nagasaki went about the usual struggle of their daily wartime existence. No-one could have imagined the horror of what was about to happen. Nagasaki follows ordinary people on the ground in the hours after the dropping of the bomb.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Collie
ISBN: 9781742372891 1742372899
OCLC Number: 730988594
Awards: Commended for FAW Sid Harta Literature Award 2012 (Australia)
Description: xiii, 338 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Hiroshima, Monday 6 August 1945, morning --
Hiroshima, Monday 6 August 1945 --
Nagasaki, Monday 6 August 1945 --
Moscow, Sunday 5 August 1945, evening --
Potsdam, 16-29 July 1945 --
Nagasaki, Tuesday 7 August 1945 --
Nagasaki, Tuesday 7 August 1945 --
Nagasaki, Wednesday 8 August 1945 --
Nagasaki, Wednesday 8 August 1945 --
Nagasaki, Thursday 9 August 1945, morning --
Nagasaki, Thursday 9 August 1945, morning --
Nagasaki, Thursday 9 August 1945, midday --
Nagasaki, Thursday 9 August 1945, afternoon --
Nagasaki, Thursday 9 August 1945, evening --
Tokyo, Friday 10 August 1945 and after --
Nagasaki, Friday 10 August 1945 and after.
Responsibility: Craig Collie.

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"A well-researched account of the mission, the men who carried it out, and the experience of the victims...an informative and moving chronicle." "Booklist""

 
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