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JAPN 242: Contested History: Additional Primary Source Websites

Primary Sources Specific to the Atomic Bomb and Japan

PBS American Experience: Victory in the Pacific
includes first hand accounts - DVD available in the Library; Call Number W22 0018

The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II
Primary Sources from the National Security Archive

Truman Presidential Library: The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
Includes primary documents, photographs, and oral histories.

The Atomic Bomb and the Nuclear Age: Primary Source Set
from the Digital Public Library of America

Voice of Hibakusha
Eye-witness accounts of the bombing of Hiroshima, from the video HIROSHIMA WITNESS produced by Hiroshima Peace Cultural Center and NHK.

NuclearFiles.org Smithsonian Exhibit Controversy
From the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Side-by-side comparisons of the first draft and final draft of the exhibit script, and historical documents on the "Decision to Drop the Bomb."

American Historical Association: Historians Protest New Enola Gay Exhibit
Debbie Ann Doyle, associate at the Association

JARDA: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives
Hosted at University of California

Primary Sources on the Web

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