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General George C. Marshall and the Atomic Bomb

Frank A. Settle Jr. ; foreword by Robert Norris ; afterword by Robert Strong
Format
Book
Published
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9781440842849, 1440842841, 9781440842856
Contents
  • The beginnings
  • The discovery of fission and Einstein's letter
  • Marshall and the geneses of the Manhattan Project
  • Organizing the Manhattan Project
  • Intelligence operations
  • Uncertainty, the bomb, and the Interim Committee
  • Unconditional surrender and a planned invasion
  • Potsdam and Trinity
  • Japan's response to the Potsdam Declaration, Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • Japan surrenders
  • A new age
  • Marshall as a diplomat: secretary of state
  • The final call to duty: secretary of defense.
Description
xv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-230) and index.
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