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Prompt and utter destruction

Truman and the use of atomic bombs against Japan

by J. Samuel Walker

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan,
    • Atomic bomb,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 113-130) and index.

      Other titlesPrompt & utter destruction
      StatementJ. Samuel Walker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.25.H6 W355 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 142 p. :
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011445M
      ISBN 100807823619, 0807846627
      LC Control Number96052038

      Prompt & Utter Destruction is a book by J. Samuel Walker that details the events leading up the decision for the United States to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II. Prompt and utter destruction by J. Samuel Walker; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Atomic bomb, Foreign relations, World War, ; Places: United.

      Prompt and Utter Destruction is recommended for teaching undergraduates, so long as the text is used as a springboard for a full discussion. Walker provides another worthy contribution to an important debate and does not pretend to have issued the last word. And no, the bomb was not necessary to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of American troops” (97). Bibliography Walker, Samuel J. Prompt and Utter Destruction: Truman and the use of .

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