Enola Gay

Mission to Hiroshima
Product Number: EB00421867
Released: Jul 01, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781497658868
Publisher: Open Road Media
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From theNew York Times–bestselling coauthors: A "fascinating . . . unrivaled" history of the B-29 and its fateful mission to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima (The New York Times Book Review). Painstakingly researched, the story behind the decision to send the Enola Gay to bomb Hiroshima is told through firsthand sources. From diplomatic moves behind the scenes to Japanese actions and the US Army Air Force's call to action, no detail is left untold. Touching on the early days of the Manhattan Project and the first inkling of an atomic bomb, investigative journalist Gordon Thomas and his writing partner Max Morgan-Witts, take WWII enthusiasts through the training of the crew of the Enola Gay and the challenges faced by pilot Paul Tibbets. A page-turner that offers "minute-by-minute coverage of the critical periods" surrounding the mission, Enola Gay finally separates myth and reality from the planning of the flight to the moment over Hiroshima when the atomic age was born (Library Journal).

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Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jul 01, 2014

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Narrator(s): Joe Barrett
Genre: History
Product Number Z100155669
Released: Feb 04, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781494542498

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