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Killing the rising sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan

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9781427275882
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Grouped Work ID 205f02f2-b1c7-a5dd-7055-a6b8c031f119
Grouping Title killing the rising sun how america vanquished world war ii japan
Grouping Author oreilly bill
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The powerful and riveting new book in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor. Killing the Rising Sun takes readers to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines, where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant return and is plotting a full-scale invasion of Japan.

Across the globe in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind. In Washington, DC, FDR dies in office and Harry Truman ascends to the presidency, only to face the most important political decision in history: whether to use that weapon. And in Tokyo, Emperor Hirohito, who is considered a deity by his subjects, refuses to surrender, despite a massive and mounting death toll. Told in the same page-turning style of Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, Killing Patton, and Killing Reagan, this epic saga details the final moments of World War II like never before.

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series Bill O'Reilly's Killing
series_with_volume Bill O'Reilly's Killing|
subject_facet Large type books, Pacific Area -- History, Military -- 20th century, United States -- History, Military -- 20th century, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area, World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan, World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
title_display Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan
title_full Killing the Rising Sun How America Vanquished World War II Japan, Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan / Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
title_short Killing the rising sun :
title_sub How America Vanquished World War II Japan
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