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Annotated BibliographyReferencesAdams, S. and Crawford, A. (2000). World War II.(1stEd). Eyewitness Books series. NewYork. Doring Kindersley Limited.This book gives a comprehensive explanation of the events that led to the Hiroshima andNagasaki bombings, when and how it happened and the effects they had on the two cities. it alsoexplains why Truman decided to use atomic weapons and not other means to convince japan topull 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 thatTruman had already re-examined the idea of using the bomb as he made his way to Potsdam. Oncoming back, he finally decided to act on it when Japan delayed to comply with the requirementsof 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 Hiroshimabombings as radicalisation of war by the US. The article reveals that some of the people believethe manner in which the Us dealt with Japan even after issuing an ultimatum as how its soldierstreated the Japanese while on war was an indication of rooted hatred not only because of beingenemies but also because of race. Justification for this in the article is given by comparing how
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