Three historians examine the American decision to drop the atomic bombs on Japan in 1945:
Hiroshima: Why America Dropped the Atomic Bomb
by Ronald Takaki
Amazon: 3 out of 5 stars.
Prompt and Utter Destruction: Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs Against Japan
by: J. Samuel Walker
Amazon: 4 out of 5 stars.
The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
by Gar Alperovitz
Amazon: 3.5 out of 5 stars.