Hiroshima
Score: 4.5
From 35 Ratings

Hiroshima


  • Author : John Hersey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2019-06-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593080696


Hiroshima Book Description :

On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity" (The New York Times). Almost four decades after the original publication of this celebrated book, John Hersey went back to Hiroshima in search of the people whose stories he had told. His account of what he discovered about them is now the eloquent and moving final chapter of Hiroshima....

Hiroshima
Score: 4.5
From 35 Ratings

Hiroshima


  • Author : John Hersey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593082362


Hiroshima Book Description :

Hiroshima is the story of six people--a clerk, a widowed seamstress, a physician, a Methodist minister, a young surgeon, and a German Catholic priest--who lived through the greatest single manmade disaster in history. In vivid and indelible prose, Pulitzer Prize-winner John Hersey traces the stories of these half-dozen individuals from 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, when Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a city, through the hours and days that followed. Almost four decades after the original publication of this celebrated book, Hersey went back to Hiroshima in search of the people whose stories he had told, and his account of what he discovered is now the eloquent and moving final chapter of Hiroshima....

Hiroshima
Score: 4
From 69 Ratings

Hiroshima


  • Author : John Hersey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780679721031


Hiroshima Book Description :

The classic tale of the day the first atom bomb was dropped offers a haunting evocation of the memories of survivors and an appeal to the conscience of humanity...

Hiroshima
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Hiroshima


  • Author : Clive Lawton
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0763622710


Hiroshima Book Description :

Provides an historical account of the events surrounding the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 during World War II, discussing the long term repercussions and the overall results from a military standpoint....

What Was the Bombing of Hiroshima

What Was the Bombing of Hiroshima


  • Author : Jess Brallier
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781524792671


What Was the Bombing of Hiroshima Book Description :

Hiroshima is where the first atomic bomb was dropped. Now readers will learn the reasons why and what it's meant for the world ever since. By August 1945, World War II was over in Europe, but the fighting continued between American forces and the Japanese, who were losing but determined to fight till the bitter end. And so it fell to a new president--Harry S. Truman--to make the fateful decision to drop two atomic bombs--one on Hiroshima and one on Nagasaki--and bring the war to rapid close. Now, even seventy years later, can anyone know if this was the right choice? In a thoughtful account of these history-changing events, Jess Brallier explains the leadup to the bombing, what the terrible results of it were, and how the threat of atomic war has col...

Hiroshima
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

Hiroshima


  • Author : Laurence Yep
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0590208330


Hiroshima Book Description :

Based on real accounts by Hiroshima survivors, the fictional story of twelve-year-old Sachi follows her witness to the devastation in her city as a result of the bombing and describes her healing process as she helps to rebuild her home. Reprint....

Death in Life
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Death in Life


  • Author : Robert Jay Lifton
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 080784344X


Death in Life Book Description :

Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima...

Hiroshima

Hiroshima


  • Author : Martin McPhillips
  • Publisher : Silver Burdett Pr
  • Release Date : 1985-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0382069765


Hiroshima Book Description :

Traces the development of the atomic bomb and how the decision was made to drop it on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Also discusses the aftermath of that event and its implications for the future of the world....

Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Hiroshima and Nagasaki


  • Author : Frank Barnaby
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-03-05
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135209865


Hiroshima and Nagasaki Book Description :

Fify-three years ago the first nuclear bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They killed some 250,000 poeple. A distinguished group of contributors examine the background and effects of the bombing and look at the lessons for a world which harbours 45,000 nuclear warheads....

The Columbia Guide to Hiroshima and the Bomb

The Columbia Guide to Hiroshima and the Bomb


  • Author : Michael Kort
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0231130163


The Columbia Guide to Hiroshima and the Bomb Book Description :

"These primary source documents comprise the largest part of this volume. They are organized into seven categories: American civilian documents, American military documents, MAGIC diplomatic summaries, Japanese government and military documents and diary entries, Japanese surrender documents, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey Summary Report and Interrogations of Japanese Officials, and Statements of Japanese Officials on World War II compiled by the Military Intelligence Section of the United States Army."--BOOK JACKET....