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Dropping the Bomb: Hiroshima & Nagasaki


Cw: racist speech and imagery, violence Apologies for the surely terrible pronunciation throughout. Special thanks to JusticeKazzy & Shuklia for providing very useful feedback! :D JusticeKazzy: https://twitter.com/JusticeKazzy_ Shuklia: https://www.instagram.com/shuklia.comics Thanks to Erick & Katy for help with sourcing articles! Thanks to all my supporters on patreon :3 Contact: Twitter: https://twitter.com/shaun_vids Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/shaunfromyoutube Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/shaunfromyoutube Chapters: Chapters: 0:00 Introduction 8:21 The Russo-Japanese War 9:58 Yalta 13:52 Japan's Aims 22:56 The Japanese Military 26:48 Strategic Bombing 41:37 Bomb Targeting 53:06 Potsdam 01:05:28 Unconditional Surrender 01:22:43 The Bombs 01:32:25 The End 01:38:31 Discussion 01:52:49 Another Solution 01:57:32 Reasons 02:06:58 The Invasion Narrative 02:17:09 Appendix 02:19:30 Outro Books: I Was There - William D. Leahy Speaking Frankly - James F. Byrnes All in one Lifetime - James F. Byrnes Prompt and Utter Destruction - J. Samuel Walker Hiroshima Nagasaki - Paul Ham Journey To The Missouri - Toshikazu Kase Racing the Enemy - Tsuyoshi Hasegawa American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer - Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin Bomber Offensive - Arthur Harris Henry L. Stimson: The First Wise Man - David F. Schmitz Memoirs of Harry S.Truman


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