The Day the World Went Nuclear : Dropping the Atom Bomb and the End of World War II in the Pacific

The Day the World Went Nuclear : Dropping the Atom Bomb and the End of World War II in the Pacific

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Portrays the events of World War II in 1944, when escalating Pacific battles between the forces of General MacArthur and the Japanese army lead to the development of humanity's deadliest weapon and President Truman's impossible choice.

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Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe, but in the Pacific, American soldiers face an enemy who will not surrender, despite a massive and mounting death toll. Meanwhile, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind. Newly inaugurated president Harry Truman faces the most important political decision in history: whether to use that weapon.

Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing the Rising Sun, with characteristically gripping storytelling, this story explores the decision to use the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific.



Publisher: Macmillan,, 2017
ISBN: 9781427287298
1427287295
Characteristics: text file,rda
1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Baker & Taylor Axis 360

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