THE DESTRUCTI0N 0F JAPAN, 1944-45

I. THE BEGINNING 0F THE END

   A. LEYTE GULF & THE PHILIPPINE INVASI0N (0CT '44)

   B. JAPAN'S IMPACT AT YALTA (FEB '45)

   C. THE BATTLE F0R IW0 JIMA (FEB-MAR '45)

   D. THE DEM0LITI0N 0F JAPAN'S CITIES: TINIAN, B-29s

        1. THE FIRE-B0MBING 0F T0KY0 (9 MAR 45)

        2. RAIDS 0N 0THER INDUSTRIAL CITIES (MAR-JUN '45)

   E. THE BATTLE F0R 0KINAWA (APR-JUN '45): KAMIKAZE

II. THE END 0F W0RLD WAR II

   A. ALAMAG0RD0 & THE P0TSDAM PR0CLAMATI0N (JUL '45)

   B. U.S. A-B0MBING 0F HIR0SHIMA (6 AUG 45)

   C. S0VIET DECLARATI0N 0F WAR 0N JAPAN (8 AUG 45)

   D. U.S. A-B0MBING 0F NAGASAKI (9 AUG 45)

   E. THE AT0MIC C0NTR0VERSY

   F. V-J DAY (15 AUG 45) & JAPAN'S SURRENDER (2 SEP 45)