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Really enjoyed this book. A good read if you would like to know anything around the policies that influenced America during the second world war.Published 11 months ago by Kevie
Needed it for class. Good read and lots of insight that it really needed more than "just pushing the button".Published 12 months ago by Ikarus S.
Walker does an excellent job of describing Truman's decision to use the atomic bomb while exploring the mythology that has surrounded the decision.Published on March 11, 2013 by gade04
I enjoyed reading this book (kindle version) since it was a required book for my upper-level college class. Read morePublished on January 28, 2013 by zalo81
My opinion about this book is it joins a long list of similar books that pick out parts of the decisions that were made in 1945 about use of the atomic bomb and criticize U.S. Read morePublished on October 13, 2011 by Charlie Mudflats Chuck
Samuel L. Walker has written a half-way decent introduction to the subject at hand, but it is not as good as many of the other reviewers think. Read morePublished on September 11, 2008 by Stephen M. St Onge
Prompt and Utter Destruction carefully builds arguments in favor of the decision to use the bomb based upon correspondence, interviews, etc. Read morePublished on January 15, 2008 by B James
Ideology defined: The body of ideas reflecting the social needs and aspirations of an individual, group, class, or culture. Read morePublished on September 26, 2007 by Peter R. Dinella