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Every poorly constructed arguement of the revisionists is demolished with facts.
In fact, this book was so well written I wanted to stay up at night and finish reading it, something that seldom happens with history books.
The book also talks about Japanese Armies and how they returned to the Japanese islands to prepare for the invasion.
This was a turgid book to read. Commentators have said that the book reads like an operations order or an intelligence study by the military. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Paul J. Goda
Hell to Pay: Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan 1945-47, by D. M. Giangreco, examines the US plans for the invasion of Japan, had not the Japanese surrendered after the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eric Maroney
The book "Hell to Pay: Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan" is an extremely important book due to the excellent job it does countering revisionist historian's attempts to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by EPA316
The book was very factual and Mr. Giangreco presents all the information in a very concise, clear, and fair manner.Published 2 months ago by Smcfarland
This book is well written, informative, and entertaining. While there is almost as much appendix as text, the information is very useful in understanding why the atomic bombs were... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I was excited to get this book and after the first 50 pages couldn't get any further. There is absolutely no objectivity, no willingness to examine things could have happened... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Darrell Criswell
To those who believe we had alternatives to using the Atomic bomb please read this book. Every landable beach every possible para drop site, was defensed every suicidal button was... Read morePublished 7 months ago by white tiger
Whichever side of the question as to whether we should have dropped the atomic bombs on Japan to hasten the end of the war, this book should give pause to the argument. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Grey Wolffe
Okay, since there seems to be a "shoot the messenger" mindset in the crticial reviews of this book let me tell you my position as to invasion v. A-Bomb. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Johnnie B.