The Great Decision: The Secret History of the Atomic Bomb

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. Sixth Printing. 251, index, large glue stain ins rear flylf, discoloration ins bds & DJ flaps, library stamps, DJ somewhat soiled & edges worn. Small tears to DJ edges, library call number sticker on spine. The author was formerly director of public education for the Brookhaven Laboratory, a peacetime Atomic Energy Commission research center, and a consultant to theU.S. Air Force Air Research and Development Command. This work chronicles the decision to drop the bomb from the time President Truman was informed--116 days before Hiroshima. The final chapter is entitled "Conscience and Questions. " Condition: fair to good, fair to good.

Keywords: Nuclear, WWII, Hiroshima, Atomic Bomb, Atomic Energy, Harry S. Truman, Manhattan Project, Oppenheimer, James F. Byrnes

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