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The Realities of Nuclear War: Memories of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

  • James N. Yamazaki

Abstract

My memory is selective in attempting to recall the impact of the news of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that ended the wrenching years of World War II five decades ago. As a Japanese-American, my involvement in this great war began as an army doctor in Europe where I was assigned by the United States Army.

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Atomic Bomb Atomic Energy Commission Mountain Ridge Radiation Hazard Atomic Bomb Survivor 
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