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Title:Ruin from the Air; The Atomic Mission to Hiroshima
Price:AUD$22.00 (about USD$15.60)
Item ID:SB00-0101584
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton, London, 1977
Dust Jacket:Good
Hamish Hamilton, 1977, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

650 g.; XVII, 388pp., last two blank, personae, list of illustrations, epilogue, chapter notes, special thanks, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with black and white photography. Black coloured boards with silver writing on the spine. Red coloured tint to the top text block edge. Slight bumping to the top and bottom front corners, scuffing to the top and bottom of book edges. Previous owners name on the ffep. Photographic dustwrapper, showing the "Enola Gay" bomber on the background of clouds, clouds have a red wash overlay with silver and white writing front panel and spine. Very minor crinkling to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. Hiroshima was chosen for the first atomic bomb drop, as it was the military headquarters for the Japanese High Command charged with repulsing the expected American invasion. In this account of the bombing, based on interviews, diaries and government documents from both sides, we get an overview of this event. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Military History -- World War II; History -- America; History -- Japan ; ISBN: 0241897262. ISBN/EAN: 9780241897263. Inventory No: 0101584.
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