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  • Anti-War Hiroshima A-Bomb Book Caught With Multiple Fictions

    03/02/2010 10:03:59 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 63 replies · 1,277+ views
    Publius Forum ^ | 03/02/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    When it debuted the left instantly hailed it as an anti-war masterpiece. The book "The Last Train from Hiroshima," a popular history of the WWII A-Bomb drops on Japan, quickly accumulated much acclaim. This was "gleaming" wartime history according to The New York Times. It was so poignant and solemn that moviemaker James Camereon was said to be considering making a movie based on the book. It wasn't long, though, before major questions about the veracity of the tale were raised. The author of the book, Charles Pellegrino, used the experiences of at least three participants in the bombings at...