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Killing the rising sun : how America vanquished World War II Japan / Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard.

O'Reilly, Bill, author. (Author). Dugard, Martin, author. (Added Author). Petkoff, Robert, narrator. (Added Author).
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  • 6 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

5 current holds with 19 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica Public Library - Attica AUDIO CD 940.54 O'REILLY, BILL (Text) 74231000114330 Adult Audiobook Available -
Butler Public Library - Butler AUD CD 940.542 ORE (Text) 73174005031461 Audiobook on CD Checked out 10/31/2016
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola ACD 940.54 O'RE (Text) 33118000176930 Adult: Audiobook Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver AUDIO CD 940.5426 ORE (Text) 34304000833732 Adult - Audiobook Checked out 11/16/2016
Eckhart Public Library - Main CD 940.542 O'REILLY bill Killing (Text) 840191002389788 New Audiobooks - Main Floor Checked out 11/17/2016
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg CDBK 940.54 OREILLY (Text) 32826014033666 Books on CD Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood BKCD 940.5426 ORE (Text) 36626103749362 AV New Books on CD Checked out 11/18/2016
Jay County Public Library - Portland CD 940.5426 O66 (Text) 76383000443804 Adult New Shelf, CD NF Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison AUDIO 940.5426 OREI (Text) 39391006774606 Audiobooks Checked out 11/17/2016
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange CD 940.5426 ORE (Text) 30477100960636 Main Floor: Audiobook Checked out 11/15/2016
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781427275868
  • ISBN: 1427275866
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (9 hrs., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Robert Petkoff, with Bill O' Reilly.
Summary, etc.: 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. Killing the Rising Sun 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, FDR dies in office and Harry Truman ascends to the presidency, 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.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > United States.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japan.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Pacific Area.
Pacific Area > History, Military > 20th century.

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