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Five days in August : how World War II became a nuclear war
Five days in August : how World War II became a nuclear war
Gordin, Michael D.2007
Articles
Most Americans believe that WWII ended because the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan forced it to surrender. Presenting a different interpretation, this book also details how Americans generated a new story about the origins of the bomb after surrender: that the US knew in advance that the bomb would end the war.
Imprint:
Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2007.
Collation:
264 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
ISBN:
9780691128184 (hbk)
Dewey class:
940.54252940.54252GOR
Language:
English
BRN:
1875529
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