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The Resource The decision to use the atomic bomb : and the architecture of an American myth, by Gar Alperovitz ; with the assistance of Sanho Tree, Edward Rouse Winstead, [et al.]

The decision to use the atomic bomb : and the architecture of an American myth, by Gar Alperovitz ; with the assistance of Sanho Tree, Edward Rouse Winstead, [et al.]

Label
The decision to use the atomic bomb : and the architecture of an American myth
Title
The decision to use the atomic bomb
Title remainder
and the architecture of an American myth
Statement of responsibility
by Gar Alperovitz ; with the assistance of Sanho Tree, Edward Rouse Winstead, [et al.]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author contends that President Truman ordered the bombing of Japan against the advice of nearly every civilian and military adviser, with the exception of the incoming secretary of state, James F. Byrnes, who was convinced the bomb would be an important diplomatic instrument in dealing with the Soviets
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alperovitz, Gar
Dewey number
940.54/25
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.2
LC item number
.A5 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Strategy
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Atomic bomb
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
Label
The decision to use the atomic bomb : and the architecture of an American myth, by Gar Alperovitz ; with the assistance of Sanho Tree, Edward Rouse Winstead, [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The decision -- Unconditional surrender -- Russian option -- Atomic diplomacy - James F. Byrnes -- Potsdam -- "Military necessity" -- Endgame -- Myth -- Henry L. Stimson -- President Harry S. Truman -- James F. Byrnes -- Managing history
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 847 p.
Isbn
9780679443315
Lccn
95008778
System control number
(Sirsi) ABJ-6647
Label
The decision to use the atomic bomb : and the architecture of an American myth, by Gar Alperovitz ; with the assistance of Sanho Tree, Edward Rouse Winstead, [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The decision -- Unconditional surrender -- Russian option -- Atomic diplomacy - James F. Byrnes -- Potsdam -- "Military necessity" -- Endgame -- Myth -- Henry L. Stimson -- President Harry S. Truman -- James F. Byrnes -- Managing history
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 847 p.
Isbn
9780679443315
Lccn
95008778
System control number
(Sirsi) ABJ-6647

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