The last great victory: the end of World War II, July/August 1945

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Truman Talley Books/Plume, Sep 1, 1996 - History - 752 pages
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From the inner councils of the Japanese to the fateful decisions to atom-bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Stanley Weintraub brings to life this watershed month in which empires fell, old orders passed away, and a new age began. "The best account yet of the war's final month".--Newsweek. photos. 3 maps.

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The last great victory: the end of World War II, July/August 1945

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In the same format as the author's Long Day's Journey into War: December 7, 1941 (LJ 9/1/91), this book examines the last month of the war through a creative combination of overview and individual ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
The Road to Potsdam
14
Summer Grasses
42
Copyright

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Stanley Weintraub is Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Arts anStanley Weintraub is Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Arts and Humanities at Penn State University and the author of notad Humanities at Penn State University and the author of notable histories and biographies including "11 Days in Decemberble histories and biographies including "11 Days in December, Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce, Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce, MacArthur's War, Long Day's Journey into War, " and "A Sti, MacArthur's War, Long Day's Journey into War, " and "A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War." He llness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War." He lives in Newark, Delaware. lives in Newark, Delaware.

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