Last Great Victory: The End of World War II July/August 1945

Last Great Victory: The End of World War II July/August 1945

by Stanley Weintraub
     
 

July 15 to August 15, 1945: the last month of World War II. What happened in those dramatic days not only would end the greatest conflict in history but decisively shape the decades to come. Circling the globe, interweaving momentous events with fascinating personal stories, The Last Great Victory brings to life the unfolding of that fateful span of

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July 15 to August 15, 1945: the last month of World War II. What happened in those dramatic days not only would end the greatest conflict in history but decisively shape the decades to come. Circling the globe, interweaving momentous events with fascinating personal stories, The Last Great Victory brings to life the unfolding of that fateful span of time in all its stirring triumph, tragedy, action and suspense.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This history by the author of Long Day's Jourey Into War, encompasses bloody battles in the Pacific, the Potsdam Conference, the successful testing of an atomic bomb at Almogordo, and the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (Oct.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568523460
Publisher:
Konecky, William S. Associates, Inc.
Publication date:
05/15/2001
Pages:
730

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