Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan
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323 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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English
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Includes index.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-303) and index.
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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. This book 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, Harry Truman ascends to the presidency after FDR dies in office, 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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

O'Reilly, B., & Dugard, M. (2016). Killing the rising sun: how America vanquished World War II Japan (First edition.). Henry Holt and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

O'Reilly, Bill and Martin Dugard. 2016. Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan. Henry Holt and Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

O'Reilly, Bill and Martin Dugard. Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

O'Reilly, Bill, and Martin Dugard. Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan First edition., Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

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