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✫ The Most Controversial Decision Books ✭ Author Wilson D. Miscamble – Berkingmad.co.uk This book explores the American use of atomic bombs and the role these weapons played in the defeat of the Japanese Empire in World War II It focuses on President Harry S Truman's decision making regaRkThe Most PDF or and it confronts head on the highly disputed claim that the Truman administration practiced atomic diplomacy The book goes beyond its central historical analysis to ask whether it was morally right for the United States to use these terrible weapons against Hiroshima and Nagasaki It also provides a balanced evaluation of the relationship between atomic weapons and the origins of the Cold War

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  • Michael

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  • Paul Cahill

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  • Jim

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  • Rob Mills

    Download Epub ç The Most Controversial Decision☆ Paperback Ê Berkingmad The Most Controversial Decision A very short read that walks through Truman's decision to drop the bomb It seems of a long essay targeted at revisionists that suggest it was all about the cold war all along I've read a few other books on this and thought that this take was ok Nothing truly insightful but a uick history lesson from a new perspective is always ok


  • Michael

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    Download Epub ç The Most Controversial Decision☆ Paperback Ê Berkingmad The Most Controversial Decision Politics nationalism patriotic frenzy and war And in the midst of this is the choice the choice of deploying the first ever atomic bomb This book is a well researched and thoroughly annotated piece but it is surprisingly not so much about the decision itself but of the events leading upto it The geopolitical scenario the climate in Europe and South East Asia the political conditions in USA where the great Roosevelt who had steered America for 3 presidencies through Depression and the War unexpectedly left it all to Truman The book deals with the years 1945 46 the making of the bomb the deployment and the aftermath the people involved We get a su


  • George

    Download Epub ç The Most Controversial Decision☆ Paperback Ê Berkingmad The Most Controversial Decision A well written well documented analysis of the decision to use the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and NagasakiUsing detailed intercepts from the above top secret MAGIC and ULTRA intercepts of the Japanese diplomatic and military codes it is UNDENIABLE that Japan was never on the verge of surrender in July 1945 It is revisionist history and a willingness to suspend belief from those so morally against using weapons of any kind that believes otherwiseIn addition the proceedings of the Japanese Council to the Emperor that basically ran Japan provide NO EVIDENCE in any way shape or form that Japan which still had a standing army of 5200000 men and a NAVY although decimated and without many capital ships had 1800000 men under arms had ANY int


  • Paul

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  • Peter

    Download Epub ç The Most Controversial Decision☆ Paperback Ê Berkingmad The Most Controversial Decision What went into Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb against Japan? Miscambles a Catholic priest interprets the decision in the light of Japan’s propensity for brutality and its firm resistance to any surrender as shown repeatedly on islands like Iwo Jima Okinawa and Tarawa In addition to Japanese intransigence and brutality the anticipation of possibly millions of military and civilian deaths from an invasion of Japan and the idealogical and possibly post war military struggle with the Soviet Union played significant roles Miscamble concludes that the use of The Bomb was justified