3.3: Truman and the Atomic Bomb

READ the following pdf, which is Truman’s explanation   for dropping the atomic bombs. BRING your annotated copy to class.

Try out this website, Nukemap.   It was created by Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science at the Stevens Institute of Technology.  He has a blog called Restricted Data.

Also, take a look at this Slate site, which has an interactive map on visualizing U.S. firebombing of Japan.

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