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Whirlwind: The Air War Against Japan 1942-1945

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Whirlwind is the only book to examine in depth the human drama behind the most important bombing campaign in history. While the air war against Nazi Germany has been covered in-depth by many books, Barrett Tillman, a renowned authority on military aircraft and the air war in the Pacific, is the first to tackle the air war against Japan.

For decades, historians and politicians have debated whether or not Japan was on the verge of surrender in August 1945—before the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Tillman argues that for all the widespread death and suffering, the bombing of Japan remains a great example of air power's ability to end a long, bitter, and bloody war without invasion. Writing from the perspective of the aircrews and the generals and admirals who commanded them, Tillman examines all aspects of the human drama of the war, combining historical analyses with the words of survivors from both sides of the bomb.

Synopsis:

The first book to fully cover the air war against Japan, Whirlwind examines the human drama of the most important strategic bombing campaign in history.

About the Author

"New York Times" bestselling author Harold Coyle is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and spent fourteen years on active duty with the U.S. Army. He lives in Leavenworth, Kansas.

Barrett Tillman is the author of many fiction and nonfiction books, including "Clash of the Carriers" and "Hellcats. "He lives in Mesa, Arizona.

Foster received an MA in Theater from the University of Michigan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400144204
Subtitle:
The Air War Against Japan 1942-1945
Author:
Tillman, Barrett
Read by:
Foster, Mel
Read:
Foster, Mel
Author:
Foster, Mel
Publisher:
Tantor
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Subject:
General History
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Library - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20100302
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.4 x 6.7 x 0.9 in 0.7 lb
Media Run Time:
630

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » Aviation History
History and Social Science » Military » US Military » General
History and Social Science » Military » World War II » General

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