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Title:
Hiroshima, Nagasaki : the real story of the atomic bombings and their aftermath
Author:
Ham, Paul.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, 2014.
Physical Description:
ix, 629 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
"In this harrowing history of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, Paul Ham argues against the use of nuclear weapons, drawing on extensive research and hundreds of interviews to prove that the bombings had little impact on the eventual outcome of the Pacific War."--Book jacket.
Language:
English
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.
ISBN:
9781250047113
Format :
Book