CREATORLong, Doug
TITLEHiroshima: Was it Necessary?
URLhttp://www.doug-long.com
DATE PUBLISHED25 July 2005
DATE ACCESSED25 June 2015


This hobbyist’s web page contains arguments on why it was not necessary to drop the atomic bomb at the end of World War II and brief biographical information on the key players during World War II at the time of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings. The website contains an article written by the curator of the website, quotes from prominent Americans questioning the decision to drop the bomb, and a link to famous revisionist historian Gar Alperovitz's arguments about why the bomb was unfortunately used. There is also a link to profiles of key historical figures at the time: Korechika Anami, Ralph Bard, Niels Bohr, Vannevar Bush, James Byrnes, Albert Einstein, Leslie Groves, Joseph Grew, Koichi Kido, William Leahy, John McCloy, George Marshall, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Henry Stimson, Leo Szilard, Shigenori Togo, and Harry Truman. Some of the profiles include photographs, and all include references for additional reading.



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