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Racing the enemy

Stalin, Truman, and the surrender of Japan

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This edition published in by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass.

Written in English

382 pages

In the first international history of the end of World War II in the Pacific -- the only book to fully integrate the roles of the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan -- Tsuyoshi Hasegawa traces an intricate diplomatic and military end game as he shatters standard accounts of the Japanese surrender. - Jacket flap.

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Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan
September 30, 2006, Belknap Press
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Cover of: Racing the enemy
Racing the enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the surrender of Japan
2005, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
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Racing the enemy

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In the first international history of the end of World War II in the Pacific -- the only book to fully integrate the roles of the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan -- Tsuyoshi Hasegawa traces an intricate diplomatic and military end game as he shatters standard accounts of the Japanese surrender. - Jacket flap.

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Library of Congress D813.J3 H37 2005
Dewey 940.53/2452

Racing the enemy

Stalin, Truman, and the surrender of Japan

This edition published in by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass.


Table of Contents

Introduction : Race to the finish
Triangular relations and the Pacific War
Stalin, Truman and Hirohito face new challenges
Decisions for war and peace
Potsdam: the turning point
The atomic bombs and Soviet entry into the war
Japan accepts unconditional surrender
August storm : the Soviet-Japanese War and the United States
Conclusion : Assessing the roads not taken

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-362) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
940.53/2452
Library of Congress
D813.J3 H37 2005

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
382 p.
Number of pages
382
Dimensions
25 x x centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3310247M
Internet Archive
racingenemystali00hase
ISBN 10
0674016939
ISBN 13
9780674016934
LC Control Number
2004059786
Library Thing
1047215
Goodreads
116915

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