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It is very factual and might suit a military historian however half the material didn’t seem relevant and it felt like the author had scraped around to try and find deste,lo facts to make up a book.
And Japan had no intention to surrender until the Soviet Union declared war on them and the US delivered the coup de grace of the atomic bombs.
The maps included, however, are very useful. No trivia or quizzes yet. To ask other readers questions about Enola Gayplease sign up. There were several anecdotes which helped put into context. Unfortunately, there were some American POWs in Hiroshima castle that died, though not all from the blast. The facts speak for themselves: Preview — Enola Gay by Gordon Thomas.
Tibbetts as well as a number of Japanese individuals in Hiroshina through the dropping of the bomb from the B Enola Gay, with some brief details of the men’s lives after the war. I read the authors Voyage of the Damned a long time ago and really enjoyed it. In fact the bomb exploded directly over Shima Hospital instantly vaporizing the people in it. 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.
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View all 4 comments. I highly recommend this book to anyone who’s into WW2 era hiroshma, or just wanting a further understanding of th I had a slightly hard time getting, and staying, in the book. Feb 25, William Wright rated it it was amazing Shelves: With all the atrocities that Japan committed during the Second World War, it is galling for some Japanese lunatics to make Hiroshima as a shrine for peace.
Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. 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.
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re When there is a difference of opinions, the authors tell both opinions of what happened. The problem for me was that I wasn’t going to get to the end of the book without reading about dropping the bomb. Yes, the Japanese were planning to defend Japan during the upcomin I registered a book at BookCrossing. Lists with This Book.
A Journey from Hiroshima Visual 4 editions published between and in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide A film on the lives and art of Iri and Toshi Maruki, witnesses of the bombing of Hiroshima. Had he forgotten about it or ee about it he would not have been chosen. They also cover both sides of the story including festello experiences of Hiroshima survivors. Neils Bohr, one of the scientists working on the project, thought science belonged to the world and wanted to open up the research to hiroshia.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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.
Enola Gay: The Bombing of Hiroshima
I was engaged from the very first page. The book was written in and includes interviews with people involved in the organization and mission.
According to Charles Foster in Contemporary Review: Large groups of dwellings were clustered together. Dora Dougherty was a pilot from the B testing program recruited by Paul Tibbets as he had his pick of people to include in the project. Who knows how many more would have been killed if an invasion had happened. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? He also writes of the Japanese personalities working at the same time.
There are so many elements about the dropping of the atomic bomb that I had never given a single thought to before reading this, and I also really appreciated the greater WWII context that the book talks about. I had a slightly hard time getting, and staying, in the book. It has a good flow and is very interesting, giving the backstory.
It’s an engrossing and easy read and the build up to the bomb is exciting and tense.