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1945 [electronic resource] : A Novel. Robert Conroy.

Conroy, Robert. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780345500434 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2007.

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Summary, etc.: America has dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.But Japan has only begun to fight. . . .In 1945, history has reached a turning point. A terrible new weapon has been unleashed. Japan has no choice but to surrender. But instead, the unthinkable occurs. With their nation burned and shattered, Japanese fanatics set in motion a horrifying endgame--their aim: to take America down with them.In Robert Conroy's brilliantly imagined epic tale of World War II, Emperor Hirohito's capitulation is hijacked by extremists and a weary United States is forced to invade Japan as a last step in a war that has already cost so many lives. As the Japanese lash out with tactics that no one has ever faced before--from POWs used as human shields to a rain of kamikaze attacks that take out the highest-value target in the Pacific command--the invasion's success is suddenly in doubt. As America's streets erupt in rioting, history will turn on the acts of a few key players from...
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Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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