Hiroshima: The World's Bomb

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INTRODUCTION: THE WORLD’S BOMB

1. US Strategic Bombing Survey, Japan’s Struggle to End the War, excerpted in Barton J. Bernstein, ed., The Atomic Bomb: The Critical Issues (Boston: Little, Brown, 1976), 56.

2. Thomas Powers, Heisenberg’s War: The Secret History of the German Bomb (New York: Knopf, 1993), 437.

3. Richard Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986), 735–6; Paul Boyer, By the Bomb’s Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age (New York: Pantheon, 1985), 193; Mahatma Gandhi, ‘The Atom Bomb and Ahimsa’, in Kai Bird and Lawrence Lifschultz, eds., Hiroshima’s Shadow (Stony Creek, CT: Pamphleteer’s Press, 1998), 258–9.

4. Margaret Gowing, Britain and Atomic Energy 1939–1945 (New York: St Martin’s, 1964), 386.


CHAPTER ONE. THE WORLD’S ATOM

1. J. Bronowski, ‘ABC of the Atom’, in Hiroshima Plus 20, prepared by New York Times, intro. John W. Finney (New York: Delacorte Press, 1965), 138; Margaret Gowing, Britain and Atomic Energy 1939–1945 (New York: St Martin’s, 1964), 1.

2. Gowing, Britain and Atomic Energy, 5; Daniel J. Kevles, The Physicists: The History of a Scientific Community in Modern America (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995 [1971), 75; Richard Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1986), 41–2.

3. Rhodes, Making of the Atomic Bomb, 42, 44.

4. Ibid. 50–1; John W. Dower, Japan in War and Peace: Selected Essays (New York: New Press, 1993), 64.

5. Laura Fermi, Atoms for the World: United States Participation in the Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1957), 42; Rhodes, Making of the Atomic Bomb, 165.

6. Bronowski, ‘ABC of the Atom’, 143.

7. Kevles, The Physicists, 271; Philip L. Cantelon, Richard G. Hewlett, and Robert C. Williams, eds., The American Atom: A Documentary History of Nuclear Policies

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Table of contents

  • The Making of the Modern World ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Praise for Hiroshima vi
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Contents ix
  • Plates xi
  • Introduction - The World’s Bomb 1
  • One - The World’s Atom 7
  • Two - Great Britain- Refugees, Air Power, and the Possibility of the Bomb 31
  • Three - Japan and Germany- Paths Not Taken 59
  • Four - The United States I- Imagining and Building the Bomb 88
  • Five - The United States II- Using the Bomb 127
  • Six - Japan- The Atomic Bombs and War’s End 177
  • Seven - The Soviet Union- The Bomb and the Cold War 228
  • Eight - The World’s Bomb 270
  • Epilogue - Nightmares and Hopes 304
  • Notes 310
  • Bibliographical Essay 340
  • Credits 356
  • Index 357
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