The Great Decision: The Secret History of the Atomic Bomb
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. 251, index, part of DJ flap cut out and pasted ins fr flylf, library bookplate, barcode, & stamp, lib call # on spine, bds scuffed The author was formerly director of public education for the Brookhaven Laboratory, a peacetime Atomic Energy Commission research center, and a consultant to the U.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, ex-lib.
Keywords: Nuclear, WWII, Hiroshima, Atomic Bomb, Atomic Energy, Harry S. Truman, Manhattan Project, Oppenheimer, James F. Byrnes