Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Readers examine important world events through engaging text, authentic photos, and quotes from people who experienced these turbulent times. The series gives an honest presentation of global crises, such as war, attempts at genocide, and manmade disasters. Each title traces history's defining moments from their roots to their inevitable outcome.
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Deciding to Drop the Bomb
Living with the Bomb
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