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Racing the enemy : Stalin, Truman, and the surrender of Japan

Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi, 1941-

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  • Creator Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (ix, 382 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • ISBNs 9780674038400, 0674038401, 9780674016934, 0674016939, 9780674022416, 0674016939
  • OCLC ocn442778400

Summary

  • "In the first international history of the end of World War II in the Pacific - the only book to fully integrate the roles of the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan - Tsuyoshi Hasegawa traces an intricate diplomatic and military end game as he shatters standard accounts of the Japanese surrender."--Jacket.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-362) and index.

Contents

  • Triangular relations and the Pacific War -- Stalin, Truman and Hirohito face new challenges -- Decisions for war and peace -- Potsdam: the turning point -- The atomic bombs and Soviet entry into the war -- Japan accepts unconditional surrender -- August Storm: the Soviet-Japanese War and the United States -- Assessing the roads not taken
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