From Publishers Weekly
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Richard B. Frank has produced an excellent book on this very topic.
The fact that millions of innocents had died and were likely to keep dying in this war would make any way of stopping it look pretty good, ie, "moral".
Additionally, he proves with great clarity that the decision to drop the bombs ultimately saved thousands of Japanese lives as well.
I had read Frank's book on Guadalcanal, which was excellent. While I have read a lot about World War II, and have certainly read about the end of the war in general histories, this... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Magnitude
A well researched and written history of the last 3 months of the war. RecommendedPublished 3 months ago by Jesse E. Davis
Brilliant, very thorough exposition into the circumstances surrounding the end of WWII in the Pacific. Read morePublished 3 months ago by resonance
After reading the very gripping account of the final days of the Japanese side of the big war, as told by Richard B. Read morePublished 5 months ago by jay pister
provides factual information on the positions of all relevant parties regarding the decision to use the bomb. Well documented !Published 6 months ago by sherrill eppler
A wonderful and rich book on the events leading to the downfall of the Japanese Empire. Some nice archival pictures too.Published 11 months ago by dominic yang
This book is most exhaustively researched almost to the point of tedium. That much said, I most stridently state that this book puts to rest any and all revisionist opinions that... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Gil Garver