Stanley Kutler: 65 Years After Hiroshima: Truman's ChoicesQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The options of naval blockade and "conventional" bombing quickly dissolved, and over time they have disappeared. Drift and inertia account in part for some of the flow of events as the decision to use the bomb took on a force of its own, with the tragic results of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.|
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