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The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

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This book is a balanced account of the political, diplomatic, and military currents that influenced Japan's attempts to surrender and the United States's decision to drop the atomic bombs. Based on extensive research in both the United States and Japan, this book allows the reader to follow the parallel decision-making in Tokyo and Washington that contributed to lost ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published May 23rd 1996 by Praeger
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From Pearl to V-J Day: World War II in the Pacific, a symposium sponsored by the Air Force History and Museums Program and the Air Force Historical Foundation, 1995.

The author starts out noting that we have no way of knowing if the atomic bomb would have been used in the European theater since it wasn't ready until after Germany surrendered.
Japan and Jews

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“While the democracies, including the United States, resisted or forbade the
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