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The last mission : the secret story of World War II's final battle / Jim B. Smith and Malcolm McConnell.

Smith, Jim B., (author.). McConnell, Malcolm. (Added Author).

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Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 940.54252 SMI (Text) 0530002776876 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0767907795
  • Physical Description: xix, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Expanded and rev. version of Jim B. Smith's 1st person account: The last mission. 1995.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-333) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. I: TOTAL WAR: 1. The Superforts -- 2. Kokutai and Ketsu-go -- 3. Potsdam and Trinity -- 4. The Boomerang and Enola Gay -- pt. II. ENDGAME: 5. "A Rain of Ruin" -- 6. Rumors of peace -- 7. Decision and indecision -- pt. III. "TO OUR GOOD AND LOYAL SUBJECTS ... ": 8. Rebellion -- 9. Blackout -- 10. The last mission -- pt. IV. A VERY NEAR THING: 11. The Might-have-beens -- Chronology of major wartime events in the Pacific: 1945.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American.
United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Wing (VH), 315th.
B-29 (Bomber)
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945.
World War > Japan > Armistices.
Japan > Politics and government > 1926-1945.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japan.
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