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Hiroshima, Nagasaki the real story of the atomic bombings and their aftermath by Paul Ham

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Published .
Written in English


  • Atomic bomb victims,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Government policy,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Atomic bomb,
  • History

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In this harrowing history of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, Paul Ham argues against the use of nuclear weapons, drawing on extensive research and hundreds of interviews to prove that the bombings had little impact on the eventual outcome of the Pacific War.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 581-601) and index.

StatementPaul Ham
LC ClassificationsD767.25.H6 H334 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 629 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages629
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26882406M
ISBN 101250047110
ISBN 109781250047113
LC Control Number2014008489

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