The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Greenhaven Press,
Pub. Date:
c2011.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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This volume provides a brief overview of the major factors that contributed to the dropping of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. While this volume offers a solid background, it also offers something readers will never forget; compelling first hand accounts of the event. Readers will hear from a Japanese peace activist who was eight years old at the time Hiroshima was bombed. She tells how she and her family emerged from the rubble of their collapsed house, about the hardships that followed, and how she later became ill with radiation sickness. Essays are compiled from a variety of sources and are carefully edited and introduced to provide context for readers unfamiliar with this event.
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series Perspectives on modern world history
series_with_volume Perspectives on modern world history|
subject_facet Atomic bomb -- History -- 20th century
Electronic books
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
title_display The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
title_full The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki / Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki [electronic resource] / Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
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Atomic bomb
History
World War, 1939-1945