Hiroshima in History: The Myths of Revisionism

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When President Harry Truman authorized the use of atomic weapons against Japan, he did so to end a bloody war that would have been bloodier still had the planned invasion of Japan proved necessary. Revisionists claim that Truman's real interest was a power play with the Soviet Union and that the Japanese would have surrendered even earlier had the retention of their imperial system been assured. Truman wanted the war to continue, they insist, in order to show off America's powerful new weapon. This anthology exposes ...

Hiroshima in History: The Myths of Revisionism 2011, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826219626

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Hiroshima in History: The Myths of Revisionism 2007, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826217325

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