The Resource Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, (electronic resource)

Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, (electronic resource)

Label
Killing the Rising Sun
Title
Killing the Rising Sun
Statement of responsibility
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The powerful and riveting new book in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard 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. Told in the same page-turning style of Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, Killing Patton, and Killing Reagan, this epic saga details the final moments of World War II like never before
Cataloging source
B@L
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O'Reilly, Bill
Dewey number
940.54/26
Index
no index present
LC call number
D767
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dugard, Martin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • Japan
  • Pacific Area
  • United States
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Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957346339
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781627790635
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
9720F87D-C24B-4C26-A6DE-AE5BBAA71305
System control number
(OCoLC)957346339
Label
Killing the Rising Sun, Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957346339
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781627790635
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
9720F87D-C24B-4C26-A6DE-AE5BBAA71305
System control number
(OCoLC)957346339

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