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
http://www.afa.org/enolagay/03-02.html

Seattle Times: Bomb history still bears bitterness
http://www.seattletimes.com/trinity/articles/closer1.html

Seattle Times: Fifty Years from Trinity--related links
http://www.seattletimes.com/trinity/supplement/internet.html

Truman Library: The decision to drop the bomb
http://www.whistlestop.org/study_collections/bomb/large/bomb.htm

Why did they drop the atomic bomb?
http://www.rnv.u-net.com/why.htm

Atomic Bomb: Decision
http://www.dannen.com/decision/index.html

Hiroshima: was it necessary?
http://www.he.net/~douglong/index.html

Pictures related to the atomic bomb
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Agora/4526/index.html

CNN: Rare film documents devastation at Hiroshima
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9608/10/japan.hiroshima.film/index.html

A-Bomb WWW Museum (Japan)
http://www.csi.ad.jp/ABOMB/index.html

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
http://www.erols.com/goodmank/

The Last Act: decision to drop the bomb
http://lastact.webjump.com/