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The Resource Downfall : the end of the Imperial Japanese Empire, Richard B. Frank

Downfall : the end of the Imperial Japanese Empire, Richard B. Frank

Label
Downfall : the end of the Imperial Japanese Empire
Title
Downfall
Title remainder
the end of the Imperial Japanese Empire
Statement of responsibility
Richard B. Frank
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A study of the American plans for invading Japan and the Japanese defense plans
Summary
Sheds new light on the end of the Pacific campaign during World War II, including such controversies as Russia's role in the war and the dropping of the atomic bomb
Awards note
Harry S. Truman Book Award, 2000.
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Cataloging source
JRS
Dewey number
  • 940.5426
  • 940.54/25
  • 940.53/52
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.2
LC item number
.F73 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the end of the Imperial Japanese Empire
Label
Downfall : the end of the Imperial Japanese Empire, Richard B. Frank
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [445]-459) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tokyo burns : raid of March 9-10 -- Strategies old, strategies new -- From Zeppelins to B-29s -- LeMay takes command -- Fire and mud -- The "fundamental policy" -- Magic insights -- Downfall and Olympic plans -- The invasion and the President -- Pummeling and strangling : bombardment and blockade, June to August -- Ketsu operation on Kyushu -- Kamikazes, civilians, and assessments -- The eclipse of Olympic -- Unconditional surrender and magic -- Magic and diplomacy with the Soviets -- Hiroshima -- Manchuria and Nagasaki -- The decisive day -- Surrender -- Assessing realities -- Alternatives and conclusions
Control code
ocm46894687
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 484 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780141001463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46894687
  • (Sirsi) a1705992
Label
Downfall : the end of the Imperial Japanese Empire, Richard B. Frank
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, 1999
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [445]-459) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Tokyo burns : raid of March 9-10 -- Strategies old, strategies new -- From Zeppelins to B-29s -- LeMay takes command -- Fire and mud -- The "fundamental policy" -- Magic insights -- Downfall and Olympic plans -- The invasion and the President -- Pummeling and strangling : bombardment and blockade, June to August -- Ketsu operation on Kyushu -- Kamikazes, civilians, and assessments -- The eclipse of Olympic -- Unconditional surrender and magic -- Magic and diplomacy with the Soviets -- Hiroshima -- Manchuria and Nagasaki -- The decisive day -- Surrender -- Assessing realities -- Alternatives and conclusions
Control code
ocm46894687
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xi, 484 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780141001463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46894687
  • (Sirsi) a1705992

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