Debating the Use of the Atomic Bombs Sources by L9n138

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									                               Debating the Use of the Atomic Bombs
                                             Sources

For the use of the Atomic Bomb:

   -   Henry Stimson (Secretary of War under Roosevelt & Truman)
          o http://www.doug-long.com/hstimson.htm
          o ** http://www.aasianst.org/EAA/StimsonHarpers.pdf
          o http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/correspondence/stimson-
              henry/corr_stimson_1945-09-11.htm
          o http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/correspondence/stimson-
              henry/corr_stimson_1945-04-24.htm

   -   Paul Fussell (WWII Veteran and Historian)
          o “Thank God for the Atomic Bomb & Other Essays”
          o http://crossroads.alexanderpiela.com/files/Fussell_Thank_God_AB.pdf
          o http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,967752,00.html
          o (http://74.125.45.132/search?q=cache:RIFSdbLU-
               hgJ:www.ux1.eiu.edu/~cfib/courses/Fussell.pdf+Paul+Fussell+%22Thank+God+for+the+
               atomic+Bomb%22&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us) – may not work

   -   Leslie Groves (Director of the Manhattan Project)
           o http://www.doug-long.com/groves.htm
           o http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/bomb/large/documents/p
               dfs/2.pdf#zoom=100

   -   Anami Korechika (Japanese General & War Minister)
          o http://www.doug-long.com/anami.htm
          o http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pacific/sfeature/sf_song.html
          o http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Korechika_Anami
          o http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB162/73.pdf (against Japanese
              surrender)

   -   James Byrnes (Foreign policy advisor for Pres. Truman)
          o http://www.doug-long.com/byrnes.htm

   -   Paul Tibbets (Pilot of the Enola Gay)
          o http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2002/aug/06/nuclear.japan
          o http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/2WWtibbets.htm (final paragraph)
          o Crew of the Enola Gay (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4743061.stm)
          o http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?storyID=123006251
   -   Harry S. Truman (U.S. President)
           o http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/bomb/large/documents/p
               dfs/9.pdf#zoom=100
           o http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/bomb/large/documents/p
               dfs/7-3.pdf#zoom=100
           o http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/bomb/large/documents/p
               dfs/74.pdf#zoom=100
           o http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/correspondence/truman-
               harry/corr_truman_1945-08-07.htm
           o Transcript of radio speech (http://www.dannen.com/decision/hst-ag09.html)

   -   Winston Churchill (British Prime Minister)
          o http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuclear-weapons/history/pre-cold-
              war/hiroshima-nagasaki/decision-opinion-churchill.htm

   -   U.S. Soldiers (multiple people)
           o Eugene Sledge from “Tales of the Pacific by Studs Terkel (photocopy – Haywood binder)
           o Michael Lyons “World War II” (photocopy – Haywood binder)

Against the use of the Atomic Bomb:

   -   Barton Berstein (Historian)
           o “A Post – War Myth: 500,000 U.S. Lives Saved” (photocopy)
           o http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB162/38.pdf

   -   John Hersey (Journalist & Author)
          o “Hiroshima” (photocopy)
          o http://herseyhiroshima.com/hiro.php

   -   Japanese Civilians & Various Accounts
           o Toshi Maruki – “Hiroshima No Pika” (photocopy – children’s book)
           o Fletcher Knebel & Charles Bailey II
              (http://www.uncp.edu/home/berrys/courses/hist102/hist102_docs_abomb.pdf)
           o Dr. Michihiko Hachiya (Japanese Survivor)
                   http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/hiroshima.htm
           o http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuclear-weapons/history/pre-cold-
              war/hiroshima-nagasaki/still_surviving_hiroshima.htm
           o Dr. Raisuke Shirabe
                   http://www-sdc.med.nagasaki-u.ac.jp/n50/shirabe/contents-E.html
-   Michael Walzer
       o “On War & Justice”, pgs. 78-79
           (http://books.google.com/books?id=tnfS6Ml9sAAC&pg=PA78&lpg=PA78&dq=michael+
           walzer+and+atomic+bomb&source=bl&ots=0abdwGIENK&sig=69HgHsd2S1HeIXTILYDuJ
           elles0&hl=en&ei=mkcVSquwN5nItged5ZXrDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum
           =6#PPA78,M1)
       o “A dissenting View: a response to Fussell”
           (http://www.uncp.edu/home/berrys/courses/hist102/hist102_docs_abomb.pdf)

-   Leo Szilard (Scientist in the Manhattan Project)
        o http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/bomb/large/documents/p
             dfs/79.pdf#zoom=100
        o http://www.dannen.com/decision/45-07-03.html
        o http://www.doug-long.com/szilard.htm

-   Ralph Bard (Under-Secretary of the U.S. Navy)
        o http://www.doug-long.com/bard.htm
        o http://www.dannen.com/decision/bardmemo.html

-   Albert Einstein (U.S. Scientist)
        o http://www.cfo.doe.gov/me70/manhattan/einstein_letter_photograph.htm
        o http://www.doug-long.com/einstein.htm

-   Various Scientists
        o George Harrison (http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/correspondence/harrison-
            george/corr_harrison_1945-06-26.htm)
        o Franck Report (http://www.dannen.com/decision/franck.html)
        o Oak Ridge Petitions (http://www.dannen.com/decision/oakridge1.html;
            http://www.dannen.com/decision/oakridge2.html)
        o http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB162/22.pdf

-   Navy, Army & Air Force Leaders (multiple people)
       o http://www.doug-long.com/guide1.htm
       o Collection of Military Views
            (http://www.colorado.edu/AmStudies/lewis/2010/atomicdec.htm)
       o Gen. Dwight Eisenhower (http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuclear-
            weapons/history/pre-cold-war/hiroshima-nagasaki/opinion-eisenhower-bomb.htm)
       o Admiral William Leahy (http://www.doug-long.com/leahy.htm)
A View of Compromise:

   -   Niels Bohr (Scientist)
           o http://www.doug-long.com/bohr.htm

   -   Douglas Lackey (Author)
          o “The Ethics of War & Peace”, pgs. 74-78 (photocopy)
          o International Law (http://www.dannen.com/decision/int-law.html)

   -   J. Robert Oppenheimer (Head Scientist – U.S. Manhattan Project)
            o http://www.doug-long.com/oppie.htm
            o http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB162/19.pdf

   -   John Lynn Battle (Historian)
          o “The Merciless Fight” (photocopy – Haywood binder)

General Sources:

   -   Seattle Times Pro & Con List:
       http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/special/trinity/supplement/procon.html

   -   Leaflet dropped Japan:
       http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/bomb/large/documents/pdfs/6-
       2.pdf#zoom=100

Additional Sources:

   -   http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/library/correspondence/index.htm
   -   International Law (http://www.dannen.com/decision/int-law.html)
   -   Good Quotes (http://www.nuclearfiles.org/menu/key-issues/nuclear-weapons/history/pre-cold-
       war/hiroshima-nagasaki/us-responses-to-bomb.htm)
   -   http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB162/index.htm

								
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