Hiroshima And Nagasaki Article Analysis
This article provides insight on the operations launched against Japanese forces and the issued beliefs held by President Truman that he had saved a quarter-million Americans from being killed by dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
This source will be utilized as a tool to portray the well-known facts that can be found in any reliable history text, but also bring contrast to why the government chose to annihilate the Japanese islands in 1945.
Foertsch, Jacqueline. Reckoning Day : Race, Place, And The Atom Bomb In Postwar America, Vanderbilt University …show more content…
Harrison, Katherine, and Matthew Hughes. "Mushroom Clouds In The Arctic." History Today, vol. 63, no. 8, 2013. www.login.cyrano.ucmo.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=89558394&site=ehost-live
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This magazine article brings facts about the development, testing, and the relations between the USSR and the United States in their nuclear arms race to create the most powerful bomb since the end of the Second World War.
Although this source focuses more on the events after World War II, I will be using the examples of ruthlessness displayed by the United States and the USSR marketing to promote new means of atomic warfare developed behind the Iron Curtain of war. This will strengthen the arguments made later on when I discuss the politics of corrupt officials and their absent care for a larger picture.
Kaur, Raminder. "Atomic Schizophrenia: Indian Reception of the Atom Bomb Attacks in Japan, 1945." Cultural Critique, vol. 84, no. 84, 2013., pp. …show more content…
The General and the Genius: Groves and Oppenheimer : The Unlikely Partnership that Built the Atom Bomb, Regnery History, 2015.
The General and the Genius: Groves and Oppenheimer : The Unlikely Partnership that Built the Atom Bomb bookshelves insight on the individual men behind the U.S. nuclear deterrent force, and the ending of the last war. The source examines the Manhattan Project through the relations between Dr. Robert Oppenheimer and Leslie Groves.
This book will dissect the direct ties between Oppenheimer and the Reds (Communist Party) and how the relationship affected him post-war. I will utilize this source in order to bring up the outside influences that had an impact on the United States research on nuclear power. Other topics to address include the infiltration of Los Alamos and the consequences of the security breach.
Majerus, Joe. The Decision to Employ Nuclear Weapons at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Anchor Academic Publishing, 2013.
This book provides sources and facts about from which individuals were depicted and how they may have acted among the decision to employ the use of the atom bomb. They focus about relations of individual results which they