Hiroshima: Was It Necessary? The Atomic Bombing of Japan
A useful site with a good introductory essay, a range of documentary materials, links to other sites and a large number of suggested readings in its bibliography.
Atomic Bomb: Decision (Hiroshima-Nagasaki).
Good for official American documents and a number of personal accounts on the decision to use atomic bombs on Japanese cities.
A-Bomb WWW Museum ~ June,1995
This is an excellent site in terms of it being a virtual museum for the effects of the bombs on the Japanese cities. It has a range of material that would be of use in the classroom.
This site has very usable and easy to follow timelines on the development of nuclear energy as well as the decisions to drop the atomic bombs.
The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
This site provides a lesson plan for teaching about the bombing includes references and additional documentary material.
The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II .
Good documentary collection on both the dropping of the bombs and later nuclear strategies.
Dropping the Atom Bomb in Harry S Truman Presidential Museum
Has a range of documentary material dealing with the decision to use the atomic bombs from Truman’s perspective. These are well organised and easy to use.
The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb: Gar Alperovitz and the H-Net Debate
An important site for those interested in the on-going revisionist/post revisionist historical debate over the dropping pf the bombs