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Enola Gay: The Bombing of Hiroshima by Gordon Thomas

It’s been a long time since I sucked down a deshello in one day. Dw also provides expert analysis on intelligence for US and European television and radio programs. So are the most interested in this book? Most concluded that it was a “special bomb” that would “end the war. According to Charles Foster in Contemporary Review: Genbaku no zu by Iri Maruki Book 3 editions published in in Japanese and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

It’s an engrossing and easy read and the build up to the bomb is exciting and tense. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Parallel histories Book full of details, personal accounts. Use of the bomb was never a certainty. The Bombing of Hiroshima by Gordon Thomas.

This book tries very hard horoshima keep an objective view of the events which ended the war with Japan and avoids vilifying anyone. The stealth and coordination involved in the project was amazing.

El Destello De Hiroshima/Hiroshima No Pika

Although Americans did have control of Tinian airfield from which the Anola Gay took off there were Japanese soldiers who remained in caves on the island, sneaking into camp to cause mischief. I highly recommend this book to anyone who’s into WW2 era history, or just wanting a further understanding of th I had a slightly hard time getting, and staying, in the book. Because of that his name would be forever enshrined with the bomb and Hiroshima, a city he had never heard of.


They also alternate with what’s going on on the American side with major players on the Japanese side. Mission to Hiroshima by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan Witts takes readers on an adventure from just before Pearl Harbor up to what happened to the crew and others after the war was over.

The authors take you along with Col. A cover story was quickly concocted after the trial run easy to see now why this part of the American southwest has ever since been the site of legends and rumors about UFOs and such.

To the Germans and Japanese? Nobody knew exactly what this group of guys, handpicked by Tibbets, was doing, either while they were preparing in the Southwestern American desert or later when they moved to the Pacific theatre. Whenever we point this out in reviews, we get hammered by negative votes and comments. Return to Book Page. The focus is on the training and crew of the th with emphasis on the challenges faced by Paul Tibbets, the commander and eventual pilot of the Enola Gay.

Had he forgotten about it or lied about it he would not have been chosen. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. There can be no doubt that the atomic bombs saved many lives on both sides. I finally forced myself to finish it, but it was so painful.


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Maruki, Toshi 1912-2000

I was hoping for something that might demonstrate some compassion, something that would touch me and resonate with me but what I got was a lacklustre account of the building of a weapon of mass destruction, how the team that detonated it was formed and a short epilogue of the after events.

I found myself skipping larger and larger sections as I continued to read about totally irrellevant material such as what the pilots of the bomber had for dinner that evening. The Japanese had rationalized the fall of the Marianas and other Pacific Japanese bases by saying it was a strategic withdrawal to lure the Americans closer to the Homeland where they could be more easily destroyed.

This is the step by step guide of the atomic weapon. Hardcoverpages. Finally, I thought it did a pretty fair job of portraying a wide array of perspectives, including the Japanese one.