Weapons for Victory: The Hiroshima Decision / Edition 2

Weapons for Victory: The Hiroshima Decision / Edition 2

by Robert James Maddox
     
 

The highly acclaimed Weapons for Victory originally appeared in 1995, the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II. Now, in this paperback edition, Robert James Maddox provides a new introduction about the ongoing controversy related to the decision to bomb Hiroshima.

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Overview

The highly acclaimed Weapons for Victory originally appeared in 1995, the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II. Now, in this paperback edition, Robert James Maddox provides a new introduction about the ongoing controversy related to the decision to bomb Hiroshima.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826215628
Publisher:
University of Missouri Press
Publication date:
08/26/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Table of Contents

1The legacy of unconditional surrender6
2Taking control20
3Consideration of the bomb and preparations for the summit39
4Advice and dissent55
5Countdown73
6Potsdam : nearing Armageddon90
7Japan unbowed109
8Atom bombs and the end of the war127
9A retrospect146

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