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A Novel

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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 endgametheir aim: to take America down with them.In Robert Conroys brilliantly imagined epic tale of World War II, Emperor Hirohitos 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 beforefrom POWs used as human shields to a rain of kamikaze attacks that take out the highest-value target in the Pacific commandthe invasions success is suddenly in doubt. As Americas streets erupt in rioting, history will turn on the acts of a few key players from the fiery front lines to the halls of Washington to the shadowy realm of espionage, while a mortally wounded enemy becomes the greatest danger of all.Praise for Robert Conroys 1901Likely to please both military history and alternative history buffs . . . The writing . . . keeps us turning the pages.BooklistFascinating . . . skillfully crafted.Oakland PressPacked with action.Detroit NewsFrom the Trade Paperback edition.


Titel: 1945
Autoren/Herausgeber: Robert Conroy

ISBN/EAN: 9780345500434

Seitenzahl: 448
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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