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The Decision To Use The Bomb : And The Architecture Of An American Myth

Alperovitz , Gar

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ISBN 10: 0679443312 / ISBN 13: 9780679443315
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1995
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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An exaustive, thouroughly documented study developing the argument that japan was close to surrender,that it was profoundly threatened by the prospect of Soviet entry into the war, and that American leaders knew the end was near. Remainder dot. Hinges on the large volume are tight. The interior is clean , no marks. Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 000216

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Title: The Decision To Use The Bomb : And The ...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Stating that the United States did not have to use the atomic bomb in order to win the war, a detailed study profiles a defeated Japan while citing the influences of such figures as Dwight Eisenhower and James F. Byrnes on the decision. 50,000 first printing. Tour.

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"A massively detailed yet fascinating and readable work of scholarship."--San Francisco Chronicle

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