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Code-name downfall

the secret plan to invade Japan and why Truman dropped the bomb

by Thomas B. Allen

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan,
    • Strategy,
    • Atomic bomb

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-340) and index.

      StatementThomas B. Allen and Norman Polmar.
      ContributionsPolmar, Norman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.2 .A48 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination351 p. :
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1278658M
      ISBN 100684804069
      LC Control Number95010418

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