The Order to Drop the Atomic Bomb, 1945: America's Most Important Documents: Inquiry into Historical Sources


Part of a Series: America's Most Important Documents.

First Release:

August 2019

ISBN: 9781502636195

On August 6, 1945, the course of world history changed forever with the dropping of an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Over half a century later, countries around the globe are still dealing with the lasting effects of this decision. Some of these are physical reminders of the chaos and destruction. Elsewhere, politicians, diplomats, and ordinary citizens continue to grapple with the issue of nuclear weapons and warfare. Through photographs, stories, and documents, this in-depth exploration of the order to drop the bomb offers a detailed look at the events that kicked off the nuclear age.

  • ISBN: 9781502636195
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Cavendish Square
    Page Count: 64
    Trim Size: 6" x 9"
    Dewey Classification: 940.54
    Genre: Nonfic
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