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Walking to Japan: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,000. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Holism
Born in an air raid, Derek Youngs was thrown into the harsh reality of humanity's dark side with his first breaths. No wonder he became a peace pilgrim. His dream to walk to Japan took him throughout the world, trekking over 25,000 kilometres, facing danger, not knowing where he would sleep or find his next meal. He became known as the Peacewalker, gaining international attention.
Legacies, Assumptions, and Decisions: The Path to Hiroshima - Building the Atomic Bomb, Roosevelt and Truman, Movement Toward Douhet, Alternatives Such as Warning Japan, Soviet Involvement
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper attempts to step away from the emotionalism and examine the legacies, assumptions and decisions which led to the dropping of the atom bomb on Hiroshima August 6, 1945. It proceeds from the notion that such weighty national security decisions are rarely matters of "either/or" but are more often the result of a complex interaction of personalities, bureaucracies, and perceptions.
Endgame in the Pacific: Complexity, Strategy, and the B-29 - World War II Technological Solution to Attacking Japan, Bomber's Unintended Consequences in Chaos, Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, Nagasaki
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In war, competing systems introduce new technological means to gain advantage. Greater technological complexity, however, creates greater uncertainty—due not only to technical problems but also to unintended consequences when new technology is applied within the chaotic environment of war.
2016 President Barack Obama's Speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Japan About the World War II Atomic Bombing of August 1945 - Honoring the Victims of the First Nuclear Weapon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On May 27, 2016, American President Barack Obama visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial in Hiroshima, Japan. He made a historic speech discussing the bombing of Hiroshima in World War II.
Forged In Fire: Stories of Wartime Japan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Alexia Montibon-Larsson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Forged In Fire is the true story of a young girl's experience of World War II in Tokyo, Japan. Narrated by Rita Tomoko Montibon, it provides a rare glimpse into what life was like before the war and takes the reader on a journey through wartime as well as the American Occupation years that followed. Personal photographs, illustrations, references and resources enhance the reader's participation.
Peace Quest: The Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,310. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Hiroshima and Nagasaki's survivors of atomic bombings have made it their mission to work for peace and nuclear disarmament for 70 years. Prize-winning Seattle journalist Joe Copeland, who has interviewed survivors over nearly three decades, provides a compelling look at these remarkable people, their sense of purpose and their hopes, born out of tragic loss, for a better world.
Pearl to V-J Day: World War II in the Pacific - Air Force Symposium, Grand Strategy, Island Campaign, Intelligence Methodologies, Sea War Against Japan, Air and Submarine War, Atomic Bomb Decision
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,620. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication records the proceedings of an Air Force symposium which offered a unique opportunity for its guest panelists — participants in that war or historians of it — to reflect on a variety of World War II subjects.
L. A. Child and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In this collection of award-winning short stories, men, women and teenagers from London to Boston to Hiroshima to India grapple with the unpredictability of their lives. A teenager receives a gun from his best friend when he finds out his girlfriend has been unfaithful. A teacher in Hiroshima finds herself acting in a live sex show. Includes the Pushcart Prize-awarded title story.
Ready Reference Treatise: Hiroshima
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » History » War
“Hiroshima” by John Hersey was originally published in The New Yorker. The book was originally going to be published over four issues.
With Courage: The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Atomic Bombing of Japan at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Defeating Italy and Germany, Europe in Flames, Building Air Power, Lineages
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a professionally-formatted free-flowing text reproduction of a major history of military aviation in World War II. With Courage: U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II retells the story of sacrifice, valor, and achievements in air campaigns against tough, determined adversaries.