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Our Nation
Our Nation: World War II

The Allied Invasion of Japan




With the use of declassified, former top-secret battle plans, Campbell tells the story of the planned Allied invasion of Japan in the last days of World War II. Scheduled for Nov. 1, 1945, the invasion was called off in favor of atomic bombs, which were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This presentation also explores the subsequent debate over the use of nuclear arms.

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