Dropping of the Atomic Bombs, 1st Edition

  • Mary Meinking
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629695785
  • ISBN-13: 9781629695785
  • DDC: 940.54
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This title examines the dropping of atomic bombs during World War II, focusing on their development and testing, the bombing missions, and the bombs' destruction and legacy. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Trinity Test.
2: Building the Bombs.
3: Testing the Bomb.
4: Training and Targets.
5: Transporting the Bombs.
6: Dropping Little Boy.
7: Dropping Fat Man.
8: A New Atomic World.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.
About the Consultant.