Code-Name Downfall: The Secret Plan to Invade Japan--and Why Truman Dropped the Bomb

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. First Printing. 351, illus., maps, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, usual library markings, rear flyleaf has been removedDJ in plastic sleeve. This book details the U.S. plans to invade Japan at the end of the Second World War. The authors contend that the Japanese were not planning on surrendering, and were only forced to do so by the American use of atomic weapons. Condition: good, ex-lib., very good.

Keywords: Atomic Bomb, WWII, Military Strategy, WWII, Biological Warfare, Douglas MacArthur, Harry S. Truman, George C. Marshall, Chester Nimitz

ISBN: 0684804069

[Book #54872]

Price: $27.50