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Atomic tragedy : Henry L. Stimson and the decision to use the bomb against Japan / Sean L. Malloy.

Author/Creator:
Malloy, Sean L. (Sean Langdon), 1972-
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950.
Atomic bomb -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.
United States -- Military policy -- Decision making.
Contents:
Introduction : "Its use must weigh heavily on our minds and on our hearts"
The education of Henry L. Stimson
The road to Pearl Harbor
"A most terrible thing"
"The international situation"
The ordeal of Henry L. Stimson
Hiroshima and Nagasaki by way of Potsdam
The last full measure
"The full enumeration of the steps in the tragedy"
Conclusion : "a grave and continuing responsibility."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-225) and index.
ISBN:
9780801446542 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801446546 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
181602146