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atomic bomb and the end of World War II....

Herbert Feis

atomic bomb and the end of World War II....

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published under the title "Japan subdued: the atomic bomb, and the end of the war in the Pacific", Princeton, 1961.

The Physical Object
Paginationvi,213p. ;
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19669788M
ISBN 100691056013


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