The Resource Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47, D.M. Giangreco

Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47, D.M. Giangreco

Label
Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47
Title
Hell to pay
Title remainder
Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47
Statement of responsibility
D.M. Giangreco
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive and compelling examination of the many complex issues that comprised the strategic plans for the American invasion of Japan, this groundbreaking history counters the revisionist interpretations that question President Truman's rationale for using the atom bomb
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giangreco, D. M.
Dewey number
940.54/252
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.2
LC item number
.G53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operation Downfall, 1945-1946
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
Label
Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47, D.M. Giangreco
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: "Three colonels" / by Stanley Weintraub -- "The maximum bloodletting and delay" -- Spinning the casualties -- The First Army and Kwantung redeployments -- The Pacific build-up and Berlin decision -- "Not a recipe for victory " -- The decision -- Japanese defense plans -- "Victory might be salvaged" -- The "manpower box" -- Mistakes and misperceptions -- What is defeat? -- The amphibious operation -- On the ground -- Unexamined factors -- A "target-rich environment" -- Half a million Purple Hearts -- "Punishment from heaven" -- Afterword -- Appendix A: G-2 estimate of enemy situation on Kyushu, U.S. Sixth Army, August 1, 1945 -- Appendix B: G-2 analysis of Japanese plans for the defense of Kyushu, U.S. Sixth Army, December 31, 1945 -- Appendix C: Proclamation defining terms for Japanese surrender issued at Potsdam, July 26, 1945 (Potsdam Declaration)
Control code
ocn251225000
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxiii, 362 pages
Isbn
9781591143161
Isbn Type
(hdc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)251225000
Label
Hell to pay : Operation Downfall and the invasion of Japan, 1945-47, D.M. Giangreco
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-347) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: "Three colonels" / by Stanley Weintraub -- "The maximum bloodletting and delay" -- Spinning the casualties -- The First Army and Kwantung redeployments -- The Pacific build-up and Berlin decision -- "Not a recipe for victory " -- The decision -- Japanese defense plans -- "Victory might be salvaged" -- The "manpower box" -- Mistakes and misperceptions -- What is defeat? -- The amphibious operation -- On the ground -- Unexamined factors -- A "target-rich environment" -- Half a million Purple Hearts -- "Punishment from heaven" -- Afterword -- Appendix A: G-2 estimate of enemy situation on Kyushu, U.S. Sixth Army, August 1, 1945 -- Appendix B: G-2 analysis of Japanese plans for the defense of Kyushu, U.S. Sixth Army, December 31, 1945 -- Appendix C: Proclamation defining terms for Japanese surrender issued at Potsdam, July 26, 1945 (Potsdam Declaration)
Control code
ocn251225000
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxiii, 362 pages
Isbn
9781591143161
Isbn Type
(hdc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009027766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)251225000

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