612232 Annotated Bibliography - Annotated Bibliography References Adams S and Crawford A(2000 World War II(1st Ed Eyewitness Books series New York

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Annotated Bibliography References Adams, S. and Crawford, A. (2000). World War II. (1 st Ed). Eyewitness Books series. New York. Doring Kindersley Limited. This book gives a comprehensive explanation of the events that led to the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, when and how it happened and the effects they had on the two cities. it also explains why Truman decided to use atomic weapons and not other means to convince japan to pull out of the World War II. Allen, T. and Polmar, T. (1995). Code-Name Downfall . New York. Simon & Schuster. This book focuses on the reasons held by Truman in his decision. The reveals that Truman had already re-examined the idea of using the bomb as he made his way to Potsdam. On coming back, he finally decided to act on it when Japan delayed to comply with the requirements of the Potsdam declaration where Truman was a major party in its formation. Goldberg, S. (1995). Racing to the Finish: the Decision to Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Journal of American - East Asian Relations . (4) pp 117-129. This article outlines the views of historians who interpreted the Nagasaki and Hiroshima bombings as radicalisation of war by the US. The article reveals that some of the people believe the manner in which the Us dealt with Japan even after issuing an ultimatum as how its soldiers treated the Japanese while on war was an indication of rooted hatred not only because of being enemies but also because of race. Justification for this in the article is given by comparing how
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