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The Resource The decision to employ nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Joe Majerus

The decision to employ nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Joe Majerus

Label
The decision to employ nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Title
The decision to employ nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Statement of responsibility
Joe Majerus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hauptbeschreibung Throughout human history there may hardly be found any other single decision that still causes such high amounts of scholarly debate as does the dropping of Atomic Bombs upon the Japanese city of Hiroshima in August 6th 1945, and respectively, three days later upon the city of Nagasaki. These events have caused close to 100 000 casualties in the civilian population, and yet, it does not include all of those persons who would later succumb to radiation sickness or severe birth deformations. Historians still debate the alleged plurality of motives underlying thi
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Majerus, Joe
Dewey number
327.1740956
Index
no index present
LC call number
D767.25.H6
LC item number
M35 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Compact
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
  • Bombardment of Hiroshima-shi (Japan : 1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Japan
Label
The decision to employ nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Joe Majerus
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Disseminate knowledge"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Decision to employ Nuclear Weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki; Table of Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The War against Japan; 2.1 Imperial Resistance; 2.2 Tactics of Strategic Bombing; 2.3 Operation Downfall; 3 Alternatives for ending the War; 3.1 The impracticalities of a diplomatic solution; 3.2 Conventional alternatives: Military and Economic; 3.3 Soviet assistance; 4 Paths to Nuclear Destruction; 4.1 "Shock and Awe"; 4.2 The Potsdam Conference: Final Chance to avoid Nuclear Holocaust; 4.3 The Empire's Last Stand; 4.4 The selection of targets; 5 The Detonation of Atomic Bombs
  • 6 Reasons for employing Nuclear Weapons6.1 Diplomatic Power Game; 6.2 Structural Imperatives; 7 Conclusion; 8 Bibliography; 8.1 Primary Sources; 8.2 Secondary Sources; 8.3 Internet Sites
Control code
857079522
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (60 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783954895601
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857079522
Label
The decision to employ nuclear weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Joe Majerus
Publication
Note
"Disseminate knowledge"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Decision to employ Nuclear Weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki; Table of Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 The War against Japan; 2.1 Imperial Resistance; 2.2 Tactics of Strategic Bombing; 2.3 Operation Downfall; 3 Alternatives for ending the War; 3.1 The impracticalities of a diplomatic solution; 3.2 Conventional alternatives: Military and Economic; 3.3 Soviet assistance; 4 Paths to Nuclear Destruction; 4.1 "Shock and Awe"; 4.2 The Potsdam Conference: Final Chance to avoid Nuclear Holocaust; 4.3 The Empire's Last Stand; 4.4 The selection of targets; 5 The Detonation of Atomic Bombs
  • 6 Reasons for employing Nuclear Weapons6.1 Diplomatic Power Game; 6.2 Structural Imperatives; 7 Conclusion; 8 Bibliography; 8.1 Primary Sources; 8.2 Secondary Sources; 8.3 Internet Sites
Control code
857079522
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (60 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783954895601
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857079522

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