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What was the bombing of Hiroshima? / by Jess M. Brallier ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

Brallier, Jess M., (author.). Foley, Tim, 1962- (illustrator.).

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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe NEW J 940.54 BRA (Text to phone) 34026147328525 Juvenile New Nonfiction Checked out 10/14/2021

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"By August 1945, World War II was over in Europe, but the fighting continued between American forces and the Japanese, who were losing but determined to fight till the bitter end. And so it fell to a new president--Harry S. Truman--to make the fateful decision to drop two atomic bombs--one on Hiroshima and one on Nagasaki--and bring the war to rapid close. Now, even seventy years later, can anyone know if this was the right choice? In a thoughtful account of these history-changing events, Jess Brallier explains the leadup to the bombing, what the terrible results of it were, and how the threat of atomic war has colored world events since"-- Provided by publisher.
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Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject: Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945 > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japan > Hiroshima-shi > Juvenile literature.
Atomic bomb > Juvenile literature.
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