Controversial in nature, this book demonstrates that the United States did not need to use the atomic bomb against Japan. Alperovitz criticizes one of the most hotly debated precursory events to the Cold War, an event that was largely responsible for the evolution of post-World War II American politics and culture. From the Trade Paperback edition.He also examined the draft warning which, as I pointed out, was merely a tentative draft and necessarily could not be ... I had written as a very powerful paper.19 Our primary interest, of course, is with the presidential level of decision- making.
|Title||:||The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb|
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 2010-12-29|