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The Atomic Bomb, American Perspectives


MLA & Project Requirements

Don't forget, the library has several copies of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th Ed.  If you can't find an example of a source in our KHS handout, check the complete handbook for help.  Even better, ask your teacher or Ms. Teixeira for assistance.

The Atomic Bomb, Japanese Perspectives

Atomic Bomb from Both Sides

  • Atomic Bomb Museum
    This is a very comprehensive site which includes overviews, the history behind the bomb, and survivor tales. The project is produced by "Global Peacemakers Association, a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the culture of peace," so there is a definite bias.
  • The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
    Overviews and primary sources covering all aspects of the bombing produced by the Avalon Project at Yale.
  • The Atomic Archive
    Reports and documents available from this site.
  • U.S. Detonates First Atomic Bomb
    Overview with timeline and links to documents and photos.
  • AP Photo Archive
    Click on Biography. Click on AP Images. Search. From school.
  • Biography Reference Bank  
    Use this source to learn more about some of the main personalities involved with the A-Bomb, Truman, Tojo, etc.

The Atomic Bomb Overviews

  • Worldbook Encyclopedia  
    Helpful for background information. You can translate the articles from this source, too.
  • World War II ebook  
    Choose WWII from the main menu to search this encyclopedia of WWII. Background articles and information.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library  
    A variety of articles about the dropping of the bomb, includes some biographical articles and articles from sources such as the Encyclopedia of Genocide & Crimes against Humanity.

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