Grant Weller

last updated 12/17/2017

Grant T. Weller

Chair, Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy, and Geography; Associate Professor of History at ThunderWolves

Location:
2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo, Colorado, United States
Company:
ThunderWolves
HQ Phone:
(719) 549-2711

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History Professor Lieutenant Colonel - Atomic Bomb Grant WellerU.S. Air Force Academy

Associate Professor of History - U.S. Air Force Academy

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U.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about America's use of atomic…

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U.S. Air Force Academy World War II, the Pacific, and the Atomic Bomb Grant WellerU.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about ... U.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about America's use of atomic bombs against Japan at the end of World War Two. Professor Weller and his class discussed American and Japanese military strategies in the months leading up to the attacks at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The class also covered Japanese social and political attitudes, American motivation for dropping the bomb and the considerations involved in choosing target cities. Professor Weller argued that the atomic bomb fit into America's goal of "absolute military victory," avoided a large-scale invasion, and lead to Japan's surrender weeks after the bombs were used.
U.S. Air Force Academy World War II, the Pacific, and the Atomic Bomb Grant WellerU.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about ... U.S. Air Force Academy history professor Lieutenant Colonel Grant Weller talked about America's use of atomic bombs against Japan at the end of World War Two. Professor Weller and his class discussed American and Japanese military strategies in the months leading up to the attacks at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The class also covered Japanese social and political attitudes, American motivation for dropping the bomb and the considerations involved in choosing target cities. Professor Weller argued that the atomic bomb fit into America's goal of "absolute military victory," avoided a large-scale invasion, and lead to Japan's surrender weeks after the bombs were used.

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