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.
A well researched and written history of the last 3 months of the war. RecommendedPublished 5 days ago by Jesse E. Davis
Brilliant, very thorough exposition into the circumstances surrounding the end of WWII in the Pacific. Read morePublished 22 days 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 2 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 2 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 7 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 8 months ago by Gil Garver
This book is arguably the finest work on the end of the Pacific War that I have read. Richard Frank presents a view of the circumstances surrounding President Truman in his... Read morePublished 12 months ago by John Hanna
Many books on the end of war against Japan in 1945 were written by those who claim peace could have been achieved without the atomic bombs or without a huge loss of life, on both... Read morePublished 15 months ago by David Sanger