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Truman and the Hiroshima Cult.

Author/Creator:
Newman, Robert P.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 1995.
Series:
Rhetoric and Public Affairs Ser.
Rhetoric and Public Affairs Ser.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (290 pages)
Subjects:
Truman, Harry S., -- 1884-1972.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi.
Atomic bomb -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.
United States -- Military policy -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Preface
1. Why Did Truman Drop the Bomb?
2. Was Japan Ready to Surrender?
3. Was the Policy of Unconditional Surrender Justified?
4. Why No Warning or Demonstration?
5. Was a Second Bomb Necessary to End the War?
6. Was Dropping these Bombs Morally Justified?
7. Why Has the "Japan-as-Victim" Myth Been So Attractive?
8. What if the Bomb Had Not Been Used?
Notes
Chronology
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Newman, Robert P. Truman and the Hiroshima Cult
ISBN:
9780870139406
9780870134036
OCLC:
923249781
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