LIFE Magazine August 20, 1945

LIFE Magazine August 20, 1945 Gen. ‘Tooey” Spaatz / Atomic Bomb Ends War


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Pg… 25 The Week’s Events: The War’s Ending Pg… 26 The Week’s Events: Atom Bombs Obliterate Hiroshima and Nagasaki Pg… 30 The Week’s Events: B–29s Almost Finish Job Pg… 32 The Week’s Events: Editorial: The Atomic Age Pg… 33 The Week’s Events: Refueling at Sea Revealed as Nimitz’ Secret Weapon Pg… 34 The Week’s Events: Truman Reports to Nation, Meets with Cabinet Pg… 36 The Week’s Events: Russia Joins the War on Japan Pg… 38 The Week’s Events: Surrender Offer Touches Off Victory Celebrations Around the World Pg… 38B The Week’s Events: U. S. Paid Heavy Price to Win Pacific War Pg… 38D The Week’s Events: The Japanese Emperor Is Japan Pg… 87B Photographic Essay: The Atomic Bomb: Its First Explosion Opens New Era Pg… 90 Photographic Essay: Manhattan Project, by Francis Sill Wickware Pg… 96 Science: Radar, Another of the War’s Great Secret Weapons, Is Revealed Pg… 41 Economics: Inflation Is Chinese Tragedy Pg… 53 Close–Up: Princess Elizabeth, by William W. White Pg… 47 Movies: “Captain Eddie” Pg… 65 Summer Theater: “Candida” Pg… 69 Education: Chattanooga Students Learn to Live in Aviation Age Pg… 75 Modern Living: Furrier Fox Pg… 81 Sports: Rhine Regatta Pg… 84 Art: Max Weber, by Winthrop Sargeant Pg… 113 Music: Louis Prima Becomes New Teen–age Favorite Pg… 2 Other Departments: Letters to the Editors Pg… 12 Other Departments: Speaking of Pictures: Some Leaders of the Pacific Victory Pg… 17 Other Departments: LIFE’s Reports: The Atom Bomb and Future War, by Hanson W. Baldwin Pg… 118 Other Departments: LIFE Goes House–Fixing Pg… 122 Other Departments: LIFE’s Miscellany: Love of Laguna Beach

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