America averts disaster "by the slightest margin of chance"
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Japan's "Digital Age Beethoven," isn't.
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“The most important fact right now in the lives of American teen-age boys,” LIFE magazine informed its readers in a June 1945 cover story, “is that they may have...
“Japanese doctors said that those who had been killed by the blast itself died instantly. But presently, according to these doctors, those who had suffered only...