Special Assignment: The Decision to Use the Atom Bombs
DIRECTIONS: Use the following sites for information related to President Truman's decision to use atomic weapons against the Japanese to end World War II:
The Smithsonian and the Enola Gay: the decision that launched the Enola Gay
Seattle Times: Bomb history still bears bitterness
Seattle Times: Fifty Years from Trinity--related links
Truman Library: The decision to drop the bomb
Why did they drop the atomic bomb?
Atomic Bomb: Decision
Hiroshima: was it necessary?
Pictures related to the atomic bomb
CNN: Rare film documents devastation at Hiroshima
A-Bomb WWW Museum (Japan)
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
The Last Act: decision to drop the bomb