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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb: Truman's True Intentions

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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb: Truman's True Intentions
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Publisher: Christendom College
Number of pages: 84

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This is a thesis submitted to the Department of political science and economics in candidacy for the degree of bachelor of arts. The author argues that Truman’s true intention was to use the destruction of a Japanese city to shock the world and manipulate the horror, the novelty, and destructive power of the bomb to create fear and produce political leverage in the international community to ensure the security of American political interests.

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