From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
From Library Journal
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Interesting to read the squabbling reviews of the last couple decades. For me, it's an excellent piece of serious scholarship, one that compels the reader to think about the past. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Beth
Excellent book, an exhaustive investigation into the process that led to the decision to use the atomic, tearing apart the official history. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nudelman
Flawed assumptions. Alperovitz makes no reference at all to important factors regarding Truman's decision, including no mention of the casualty reports from America's... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
Perfect example of a Monday morning quarterback. Liberal propaganda at its finest.Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Wartime propaganda continues. The did not use an atom bomb, they faked it. They did not have one developed, after getting a lot of money too. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dennis Gannon
I cried while reading this book. Read how America first used a weapon of mass destruction.
It flatten two cities, killed all the inhabitants, Old persons, young adults,... Read more
There are two parts to this book, and, when it originally appeared, the least controversial part got the most attention. Read morePublished 22 months ago by G. Mosley