Countdown 1945
  • Author : Chris Wallace
  • Release Date : 11 May 2021
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781982143350
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Book Description: A "behind-the-scenes account of the 116 days leading up to the Americans attack on Hiroshima"--Dust jacket flap.

Countdown 1945

Countdown 1945

Author : Chris Wallace
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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The #1 national bestselling “riveting” (The New York Times), “propulsive” (Time) behind-the-scenes account “that reads like a tense thriller” (The Washington Post) of the 116 days leading up to the American attack on Hiroshima by veteran journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace. April 12, 1945: After years of bloody conflict in ...

Countdown 1945

Countdown 1945

Author : Chris Wallace
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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A "behind-the-scenes account of the 116 days leading up to the Americans attack on Hiroshima"--Dust jacket flap....

Countdown bin Laden

Countdown bin Laden

Author : Chris Wallace
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Following Chris Wallace’s “riveting” (The New York Times) and “propulsive” (Time) first book Countdown 1945 comes a deeply reported, revelatory, and thrillingly told account of the final months of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. On August 27, 2010, three CIA officers ask for a ...

War s End

War s End

Author : Charles W. Sweeney,James A. Antonucci,Marion K. Antonucci
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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On August 9, 1945, on the tiny island of Tinian in the South Pacific, a twenty-five-year-old American Army Air Corps major named Charles W. Sweeney climbed aboard a B-29 Superfortress in command of his first combat mission, one devised specifically to bring a long and terrible war to a necessary conclusion. In ...

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Author : John Hersey
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : History
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"A new edition with a final chapter written forty years after the explosion."...

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Author : Stephen Walker
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : History
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The story of the bombing of Hiroshima presented in a new and dramatic way: a minute-by-minute account told from multiple perspectives, both in the air and on the ground British feature and documentary director Stephen Walker tells the story of the bombing of Hiroshima in a way only a filmmaker ...

Unconditional

Unconditional

Author : Marc Gallicchio
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : History
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A new look at the drama that lay behind the end of the war in the Pacific Signed on September 2, 1945 aboard the American battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay by Japanese and Allied leaders, the instrument of surrender that formally ended the war in the Pacific brought to a close ...

Little Book of Video Games

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Author : Melissa Brinks
Publisher : Running Press Adult
Genre : Games & Activities
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Revisit your favorites, find something new, or play your way through this light-hearted guide to the most celebrated and iconic arcade, console, and computer games from the 1950s to the 2000s. An accessible, informative look at the history and evolution some of the most popular and iconic video games from ...

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Author : Eri Hotta
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : History
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A groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and is certain to revolutionize how we think of the war in the Pacific. When Japan launched hostilities against the United States in 1941, argues Eri Hotta, its leaders, in large part, understood they were entering a ...

Hiroshima Nagasaki

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Author : Paul Ham
Publisher : Macmillan
Genre : History
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In this harrowing history of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings, Paul Ham argues against the use of nuclear weapons, drawing on extensive research and hundreds of interviews to prove that the bombings had little impact on the eventual outcome of the Pacific War. More than 100,000 people were killed instantly by ...

Countdown to Pearl Harbor

Countdown to Pearl Harbor

Author : Steve Twomey
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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"A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter chronicles the 12 days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, examining the miscommunications, clues, missteps and racist assumptions that may have been behind America's failure to safeguard against the tragedy,"--NoveList....

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Author : Brandon Presser
Publisher : PublicAffairs
Genre : History
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A thrilling true tale of power, obsession, and betrayal at the edge of the world In 1808, an American merchant ship happened upon an uncharted island in the South Pacific and unwittingly solved the biggest nautical mystery of the era: the whereabouts of a band of fugitives who, after seizing their ...

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Countdown to Freedom

Author : Willem Ridder
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Countdown to Freedom" is the story of a young Dutch boy from the big port city of Rotterdam, Holland who experienced first-hand the invasion of his country by the Nazis in 1940, the wanton bombing of the city by the German Luftwaffe, numerous bombings by the Allied Air forces, persecution of ...

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Author : Samuel Goudsmit
Publisher : Plunkett Lake Press
Genre : History
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Near the end of World War II, as Allied armies swept across battle-torn Germany and leading scientists at Los Alamos were racing to assemble the atomic bombs America would drop over Japan later that summer, General Leslie Groves, the military head of the Manhattan Project, established Alsos, a unit of ...

Enola Gay

Enola Gay

Author : Gordon Thomas,Max Morgan-Witts
Publisher : Open Road Media
Genre : History
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From theNew York Times–bestselling coauthors: A “fascinating . . . unrivaled” history of the B-29 and its fateful mission to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima (The New York Times Book Review). Painstakingly researched, the story behind the decision to send the Enola Gay to bomb Hiroshima is told through firsthand sources. ...