Disputing Truman's Use of Nuclear Weapons- Again

The contentious debate over President Truman's use of nuclear weapons against Japan to end World War Two in 1945 is once again roiling academic waters. Nuclear doctrine is a question of concern far beyond the rarified circle of intellectual elites, so the dispute has profound real world implications.

The Society For Historians of American Foreign Relations recently announced that the prestigious Robert Ferrell Book Prize had been awarded to Tsuyoshi Hasegawa for his book