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The Resource The day the world went nuclear : dropping the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific, Bill O'Reilly

The day the world went nuclear : dropping the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific, Bill O'Reilly

Label
The day the world went nuclear : dropping the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific
Title
The day the world went nuclear
Title remainder
dropping the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific
Statement of responsibility
Bill O'Reilly
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Portrays the events of World War II in 1944, when escalating Pacific battles between the forces of General MacArthur and the Japanese army lead to the development of humanity's deadliest weapon and President Truman's impossible choice. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing the Rising Sun.--
Assigning source
Adapted form book jacket
Cataloging source
FSP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Reilly, Bill
Dewey number
940.54/26
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1130
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
D767
LC item number
.O74 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
O'Reilly, Bill
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Pacific Area
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The day the world went nuclear : dropping the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific, Bill O'Reilly
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Note to Readers -- Key Players -- Prologue. Part 1: A Bomb to End the War -- Part 2: "Destination: Hiroshima" -- Part 3: Unconditional Surrender. Epilogue. Afterword: The Occupation of Japan: Turning an Enemy into an Ally. The Decision to Develop and Use the Bomb. Letter from Albert Einstein to FDR -- General Eisenhower's Thoughts -- President Truman's Reflections -- Letters and Opinions from Subsequent Presidents. Little Boy and Fat Man -- Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Immediate and Lasting Effects -- Pearl Harbor -- Shame on American Soil: Relocation Centers -- FDR's "Day of Infamy" Speech -- Emperor Hirohito's Surrender Speech -- Japanese War Crimes Trials -- The Nuclear World -- After the War -- time Line -- The Author Recommends -- Author's Source Notes. Index
Control code
ocn989928717
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781250120335
Lccn
2016953764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a575579
  • (OCoLC)989928717
Label
The day the world went nuclear : dropping the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific, Bill O'Reilly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-294) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Note to Readers -- Key Players -- Prologue. Part 1: A Bomb to End the War -- Part 2: "Destination: Hiroshima" -- Part 3: Unconditional Surrender. Epilogue. Afterword: The Occupation of Japan: Turning an Enemy into an Ally. The Decision to Develop and Use the Bomb. Letter from Albert Einstein to FDR -- General Eisenhower's Thoughts -- President Truman's Reflections -- Letters and Opinions from Subsequent Presidents. Little Boy and Fat Man -- Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Immediate and Lasting Effects -- Pearl Harbor -- Shame on American Soil: Relocation Centers -- FDR's "Day of Infamy" Speech -- Emperor Hirohito's Surrender Speech -- Japanese War Crimes Trials -- The Nuclear World -- After the War -- time Line -- The Author Recommends -- Author's Source Notes. Index
Control code
ocn989928717
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 302 pages
Isbn
9781250120335
Lccn
2016953764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a575579
  • (OCoLC)989928717

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