AUTHORBungei Shunjū Senshi Kenkyūkai
TITLEThe Day Man Lost: Hiroshima, 6 August 1945, by the Pacific War Research Society
PUBLISHERKodansha International Ltd.
CITYNew York, NY
DATE PUBLISHED1972
ISBN0-87011-174-4


This three-part book tells the story of the atomic bomb from work on development in America, Germany, and Japan, to its detonation on August 6, 1945 and the immediate consequences. Part I reports on developments from 1941 to 1944, while Part II summarizes what occurred from 1944 until the day that the Allies dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Part III describes the day of the bombing. The Pacific War Research Society provides a documented historical account, including new material on Japan’s nuclear experiments. The book includes photographs related to the construction of the atomic bomb and the devastating effects it had on the residents of Hiroshima, as well as photographs of important scientists, politicians, and military leaders.


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