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Rain of Ruin: A Photographic History of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
     

Rain of Ruin: A Photographic History of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

by J. Michael Wenger, Katherine V. Dillon, Donald M. Goldstein
 
From Midwest Book Review

This photographic history of Hiroshima and Nagasaki provides the first comprehensive photographic record of the bombings and their aftermath, presenting a history of the two cities before and after the bombs drop and also including photos of American and Japanese politicians and military men involved in the bombing. Anticipate a

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From Midwest Book Review

This photographic history of Hiroshima and Nagasaki provides the first comprehensive photographic record of the bombings and their aftermath, presenting a history of the two cities before and after the bombs drop and also including photos of American and Japanese politicians and military men involved in the bombing. Anticipate a detailed, well-rounded title.

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Booknews
A photographic record of the US bombings of the two Japanese cities, with some 400 b&w photos picturing US preparations for the attack and the cities and their citizens before and after the bombings. The photos, many of which are US and Japanese government images previously unpublished, are keyed to corresponding text on the pages where they appear, and portray devastation, celebration, survivors, and modern-day monuments. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574882216
Publisher:
Potomac Books, Inc.
Publication date:
10/31/1999
Series:
America Goes to War Illustrated Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
13.52(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.54(d)

Meet the Author

J. Michael Wenger is a historian living in Raleigh, North Carolina.

The late Katherine V. Dillon, Donald M. Goldstein and the late Gordon W. Prange created numerous World War II classics, including At Dawn We Slept; Miracle at Midway; and God’s Samurai: Lead Pilot at Pearl Harbor (Brassey’s, Inc., reprint 2003). They also collaborated with historian J. Michael Wenger on several books, including The Way It Was: Pearl Harbor-The Original Photographs (Brassey’s, Inc., 1995); Rain of Ruin: A Photographic History of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Brassey’s, Inc., 1995); and The Pearl Harbor Papers.

Donald M. Goldstein is a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, a professor of public and international affairs, and a best-selling author. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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