America’s Most Important Documents: Inquiry into Historical Sources: The Order to Drop the Atomic Bomb, 1945, 1st Edition

  • Kaitlyn Duling
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502636204
  • ISBN-13: 9781502636201
  • DDC: 940.54
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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On August 6, 1945, the course of world history changed forever with the dropping of an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Over half a century later, countries around the globe are still dealing with the lasting effects of this decision. Some of these are physical reminders of the chaos and destruction. Elsewhere, politicians, diplomats, and ordinary citizens continue to grapple with the issue of nuclear weapons and warfare. Through photographs, stories, and documents, this in-depth exploration of the order to drop the bomb offers a detailed look at the events that kicked off the nuclear age.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Building the Bomb.
2: A Decision Is Made.
3: Leaving a Legacy.
Further Information.
About the Author.