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The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb: Sources
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Alperovitz, Gar. Atomic diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam; the use of the atomic bomb and the American confrontation with Soviet power.. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. Print.

Alperovitz, Gar. The decision to use the atomic bomb and the architecture of an American myth. New York: Knopf, 1995. Print.

Dower, John W.. War without mercy: race and power in the Pacific war. New York: Pantheon Books, 1986. Print.

Frank, Richard B.. Downfall: the end of the Imperial Japanese Empire. New York: Random House, 1999. Print.

Fussell, Paul. Thank God for the atom bomb, and other essays. New York: Ballantine Books, 1988. Print.

Fussell, Paul. Wartime: understanding and behavior in the Second World War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989. Print.

Hachiya, Michihiko, and Warner Lee Wells. Hiroshima diary ; the journal of a Japanese physician, August 6-September 30, 1945. Chapel Hill, NC: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1955. Print.

Hein, Laura Elizabeth, and Mark Selden. Censoring history citizenship and memory in Japan, Germany, and the United States. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2000. Print.

Hersey, John. Hiroshima. New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1989. Print.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: the physical, medical and social effects of the atomic bombings. London: Hutchinson, 1981. Print.

Hogan, Michael J.. Hiroshima in history and memory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Print.

Jones, James. WWII: a chronicle of soldiering. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1975. Print.

Lanouette, William, and Bela A. Silard. Genius in the shadows: a biography of Leo Szilard : the man behind the bomb. New York: C. Scribner's Sons ;, 1992. Print.

Leckie, Robert. Helmet for my pillow: from Parris Island to the Pacific : a young Marine's stirring account of combat in World War II. Bantam Books trade pbk. ed. New York: Bantam Books, 2010. Print.

Lifton, Robert Jay. Death in life: survivors of Hiroshima. New York: Vintage Books, 1969. Print.

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Maruki, Iri, and Toshi Maruki. The Hiroshima panels,. New York: New School Art Center, 1970. Print.

Minear, Richard H., Tamiki Hara, Yōko Ōta, and Sankichi Tōge. Hiroshima: three witnesses. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1990. Print.

Nakazawa, Keiji, and Richard H. Minear. Hiroshima the autobiography of Barefoot Gen. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010. Print.

Norman, Michael, and Elizabeth M. Norman. Tears in the darkness: the story of the Bataan Death March and its aftermath. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2009. Print.

Ōe, Kenzaburō. Atomic aftermath: short stories about Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Tōkyō: Shueisha, 1984. Print.

Selden, Kyoko Iriye, and Mark Selden. The Atomic bomb: voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1989. Print.

Sledge, E. B.. With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa. Presidio Press trade pbk. ed. New York: Presidio Press, 2007. Print.

Stimson, Henry L., and McGeorge Bundy. On active service in peace and war. New York: Harper, 1948. Print.

Summer cloud: A-bomb experience of a girls' school in Hiroshima. Tokyo: SAN-YU-SHA, 1977. Print.

Unforgettable fire [Gōka o mita, engl.] Pictures drawn by atomic bomb survivors. New York: Pantheon Book, 1977. Print.

Wyden, Peter. Day one: before Hiroshima and after. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984. Print.

Yakayama, Hitoshi. Hiroshima in memoriam and today: Hiroshima as a testimony of peace for mankind, with the cooperation of Hiroshima. Hiroshima, Japan: B.I.C. Co., Ltd., 1979. Print.

Yamazaki, James N., and Louis B. Fleming. Children of the atomic bomb: an American physician's memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and the Marshall Islands. Durham: Duke University Press, 1995. Print.

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