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Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World

Author: Chris Wallace, with Mitch Weiss.

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World

Author: Chris Wallace, with Mitch Weiss.

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Item #: D40962
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2023
Publisher: Avid Reader
ISBN: 9781982143350
Veteran journalist Chris Wallace scrutinizes the 116 days between President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death and Harry S. Truman's order to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Wallace describes the trajectory of the new president from untested to history-maker. Along the way, readers learn insights into scientists like Einstein and Oppenheimer, as well as soldier... More
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Veteran journalist Chris Wallace scrutinizes the 116 days between President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death and Harry S. Truman's order to drop an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Wallace describes the trajectory of the new president from untested to history-maker. Along the way, readers learn insights into scientists like Einstein and Oppenheimer, as well as soldiers and ordinary civilians in the US and Japan. "…reads like a tense thriller." -The Washington Post


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