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bombing of Hiroshima August 6, 1945 by John Malam

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Published by Smart Apple Media in North Mankato, MN .
Written in English



  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan),
  • Japan,
  • Hiroshima-shi,
  • Hiroshima-shi.


  • Atomic bomb -- Juvenile literature.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Juvenile literature.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Atomic bomb.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi.,
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945.

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About the Edition

Relates how scientists in several countries over a period of many years conducted research that ultimately led to the invention of the atomic bomb, which was then used against Japan in the hope of ending World War II.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJohn Malam.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesDates with history
LC ClassificationsD767.25.H6 M25 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3559977M
ISBN 101583402136
LC Control Number2002023101

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