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What Are the Stories We’re Reading About Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

The Japan Times
The Western conception of the atomic bombings was first shaped by Henry Stimson’s 1947 “The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb.” Bucknell Professor James Orr, East Asian studies, says in this story that Stimson’s writing established the idea that bombing Hiroshima was the least abhorrent choice between using the devastating weapons and a deadly invasion.

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