Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 9781846274411. As new.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector.; B&W Photographs; 9.29 X 6.38 X 1.34 inches; 338 pages; "Using contemporary diaries and letters, mainly translated from Japanese, we follow a group of Nagasaki residents from the early morning of the day of the bombing of Hiroshima to midnight on the day of the second bombing in NagasakiIn a compelling narrative based on eyewitness accounts, contemporary diaries, letters, and interviews, Craig Collie collects the stories of the many levels of devastation suffered on that fateful day in Nagasaki. The war was coming to an end at last. The people of Nagasaki knew this as they desperately tried to survive each day's shortages of food and warmth—ordinary people going about their lives as normally as they could manage. "
Very good in Very good jacket. pp. xiii 338. The events of a few days in August 1945 brought WWII to an end. They also destroyed the city of Nagasaki and killed 80, 000 of its inhabitants, half of them instantly. Craig Collie is the first person to interview elderly survivors and descendants of the victims, and to stitch together their recollections with...8vo.
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