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Author Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi, 1941-

Title Racing the enemy : Stalin, Truman, and the surrender of Japan / Tsuyoshi Hasegawa
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 382 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Triangular relations and the Pacific War -- Stalin, Truman and Hirohito face new challenges -- Decisions for war and peace -- Potsdam: the turning point -- The atomic bombs and Soviet entry into the war -- Japan accepts unconditional surrender -- August Storm: the Soviet-Japanese War and the United States -- Assessing the roads not taken
Summary "In the first international history of the end of World War II in the Pacific - the only book to fully integrate the roles of the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan - Tsuyoshi Hasegawa traces an intricate diplomatic and military end game as he shatters standard accounts of the Japanese surrender."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-362) and index
Notes In English
Print version record
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Armistices.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
World politics -- 1933-1945.
HISTORY -- Military -- World War II.
Armistices.
World politics.
Pazifikkrieg 1941-1945
Kriegsende
Kapitulation Japans
1930-1939.
1939-1945.
Armistice.
Histoire diplomatique.
Histoire militaire.
Politique mondiale.
Guerre du Pacifique (1941-1945)
Seconde Guerre mondiale (1939-1945)
Japan.
Soviet Union.
United States.
URSS.
√Čtats-Unis.
Japon.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780674038400
0674038401
9780674016934
0674016939