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The Jewish Dark Continent

Life and Death in the Russian Pale of Settlement

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$41.50 • £33.95 • €37.50

ISBN 9780674047280

Publication Date: 11/29/2011

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384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Remembering Hiroshima

On this day 75 years ago, the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. James L. Nolan Jr.’s grandfather was a doctor who participated in the Manhattan Project, and he writes about him in Atomic Doctors: Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age, an unflinching examination of the moral and professional dilemmas faced by physicians who took part in the project. Below, please find the introduction to Nolan’s book. On the morning of June 17, 1945, Captain James F. Nolan, MD, boarded a plane