Showalter, president of the Society for Military History, is joined by historians and military scholars, to present this fifth volume in the Gale Group's series on major controversial events in history. This volume presents point/counterpoint essays on topics such as the Holocaust, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Tokyo trials, and the internment of Japanese Americans and Canadians. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Dennis Showalter is a professor of history at Colorado College, visiting professor and guest lecturer at West Point, and former president of the Society for Military History. In addition to numerous articles and works on various subjects in military history, he contributed to Robert Cowley's bestselling essay collection, What If?.