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World War 2: From the Rise of the Nazi Party to the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb By Diane Taylor
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Why did the world find itself immersed in another global conflict only two decades after World War I? World War II: From the Rise of the Nazi Party to the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb introduces kids... More > ages 12 to 15 to the political, military, and cultural forces that shook the globe from 1939 to 1945 and beyond. This book offers a clear examination of the events leading up to, during, and after WWII and the repercussions of these events on populations around the world, including the Holocaust, the systematic murder of 11 million people. What did the world learn from World War II? Could another world war ever happen again? Explore these questions and more while gaining a comprehensive understanding of the politics, the economics, the strategy, and the human experience of this global conflict.< Less
Bombing Enemy Civilians By Jeffrey Fuller
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At the outset of WWII the American public reacted with horror and anger at the savagery inflicted on civilians through air bombardment. When the AAF and RAF began bombing German cities,... More > Americans’ attitudes began to change. This thesis analyzes civilian attitudes toward the U.S. area bombing of German and Japanese cities and how those positions evolved from the first fire bombings in the 1930s to those leading up to the atomic bombs. This thesis uses three primary sources to find its conclusions. The first is public opinion polls. The second is the articles, editorials, and especially the published letters written in response to bombing campaigns and the media’s reporting on them. Focus will be given to articles and editorials of periodicals such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time, and Christian Century and the available letters received in reply. Finally, this thesis utilizes letters from the general public found at the Roosevelt and Truman Libraries as they relate to the bombings.< Less
The Manhattan Project By Mr. Pryde's Fourth Grade Class
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Can six California kids solve the myster of their parents' disappearance in time to keep the atomic bomb away from the bad guys?
The Manhattan Project By Mr. Pryde's Fourth Grade Class
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Can six California kids solve the myster of their parents' disappearance in time to keep the atomic bomb away from the bad guys?
Black Ships to Mushroom Clouds: A Story of Japan's Stormy Century 1853-1945 By Arne Markland
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The arrival of Commodore Perry's four black ships rudely awakened Japan from centuries of slumber and isolation. The Japanese soon realized their feudal system needed to lay a foundation for a modern... More > military. Japan's shortages of tin, steel, rubber and oil eventually led to WWII, culminating in the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.< Less
A Seabee’s Story: Tinian and Okinawa, B-29s and the Air War Against Japan By George A. Larson
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Merriam Press World War 2 Biography/History. This is more than the story of the invasion of Tinian and Okinawa, the Seabees who built the bases there, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, the air war... More > against Japan, culminating in the production of the atomic bombs and their use against Japan. It is also the story of the author's father, George W. Larson, who served in the 135th United States Naval Construction Battalion on Tinian and Okinawa during World War II, and a witness to many of these events. 320 photos, drawings, maps, documents.< Less
May the Seven Rivers of Hiroshima Reach the Galaxy By Kunito Okamura
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Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. This is Kunito Okamura's story of how his parents survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. He was born after the war, and witnessed the re-birth of... More > Hiroshima. This book is based on the story told by his parents about their tough experiences of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima. Though the story was about the cruel tragedy, it was not intended to blame anyone. He felt that such a sad history of war should be passed on to the coming generations so as not to repeat such a senseless thing ever again. Also what drove him to this work was the people’s dedication to Hiroshima’s recovery by helping each other. Their vivid faces in contrast to their shabby clothing were branded into his young brain despite their sad fate of losing houses and families. Their faces looked rather shining because of the hope and dream for their and Japan’s bright future. 49 photos, 4 maps.< Less
B-47 Stratojet Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions By United States Air Force
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The Air Force’s first all-jet strategic bomber, the swept-wing Boeing B-47 Stratojet had a range of 3,500 nautical miles and a payload capacity of 20,000 pounds. It served as the mainstay of... More > Strategic Air Command in the 1950s into the mid 1960s. The B-47 was an outgrowth of WWII research and development efforts, and the prototype aircraft first flew in December of 1947. The unique six-jet design featured twin engine pods on the wing near the fuselage, and one outboard. It also incorporated an elegant bicycle-type landing gear with two-wheel struts on the forward and aft fuselage and outrigger wheels. In 1956, over 1300 B-47s and 250 RB-47s were on alert. It was the high water mark for the aircraft, which was fully supplanted by the B-52 by 1967. This B-47 pilot’s flight operating handbook was originally produced by the USAF. It has been slightly reformatted but is reproduced here in its entirety. It provides a fascinating view inside the cockpit of one of history’s great planes.< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual in Color By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It is over 200 pages long, and reproduced in its original multi-color glory for the first time ever.< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive 8.5x11 facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It features over 200 black and white pages of pilot and crew information, and puts you right in the cockpit of one of history's great planes!< Less

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