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Basic historical record:

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The physical, medical, and social effects of the atomic bombings, by The Committee for the Compilation of Materials on Damage Caused by the Atomic Bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. With chronology. 706 pp. Basic Books, Inc., Publishers, New York. 1981. (In Japan, Iwanami Shoten, Publishers)

The Impact of the A-bomb: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1945-85, by The Committee for the Compilation of Materials on Damage Caused by the Atomic Bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. An abridged version of #1. Chronology. 218 pp. Iwanami Shoten, Publishers, Tokyo, 1985.

Atom Bombs: The top secret inside story of Little Boy and Fat Man, by John Coster-Mullen. (Self-published), 2004.

Judgment at the Smithsonian: The bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, edited by Philip Noble, with an Afterword by Barton J. Bernstein. “The uncensored script of the Smithsonian’s 50th anniversary exhibit of the Enola Gay.” Marlowe & Co., New York. n.d.

A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and the origins of the arms race, by Martin Sherwin. Vintage Books, a division of Random House, New York.1987

Hiroshima in America: Fifty years of denial, by Robert Jay Lifton and Greg Mitchell. G P. Putnam’s Sons, New York. 1995.

The Making of the Atomic Bomb, by Richard Rhodes. Winner of the 1987 National Book Award. New York, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo: Simon Schuster, Inc., 1986.

Personal records & testimonies:

Children of the Atomic Bomb: Testament of the Boys and Girls of Hiroshima, compiled by Arata Osada. Ann Arbor: Midwest Publishers, International, 1982.

Hiroshima In Memoriam and Today, a testament of peace for the world, edited by Hiroshi Takayama, with the cooperation of Hiroshima citizens. Personal memoirs of survivors. The HIMAT Group, 2000.

Hiroshima Notes, Kenzaburo Oe. Essays by a Nobel Prize winner, written in the 1960s. An all-time best-seller. YMCA Press, Tokyo, 1981; Grove Press, New York, 1981.

Nagasaki 1945, The first full-length eyewitness account of the atomic bomb attack on Nagasaki, by Tatsuichiro Akizuki. Quartet Books, London, Melbourne, New York, 1981.

Doctor at Nagasaki: “My first assignment was mercy killing, by Masao Shiotsuki. Kosei Publishing Co., Tokyo. 1987.

Barefoot Gen, A cartoon story of Hiroshima, Keiji Nakazawa. New Society Publishers, 1987.

Legacy of Hiroshima: Its Past, Our Future, Naomi Shohno. The Hiroshima experience has been Shohno's life work. Kosei Publishing Company; 1st English edition, 1986.

Photographic record:

At Work in the Fields of the Bomb, photographs and text by Robert Del Tredici. Introduction by Jonathan Schell. Douglas & McIntyre Ltd., Vancouver, Canada. 1987. This collection is the most thorough depiction of workers in the production plants and other facilities throughout the United States, as well as neighbors effected by nuclear fallout.

The Meaning of Survival: Hiroshima’s 36 year commitment to peace, edited & published by the Chugoku Shinbun and the Hiroshima International Cultural Foundation, Inc. 1983.

Nagasaki Journey: the photographs of Yosuke Yamahata, August 10, 1945. Rupert Jenkins, editor. Pomegranate Artbooks, San Francisco, 1995. Foreword by Robert Jay Lifton.