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Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the 116 Days That Changed the World

  • Curtis Wallace
  • Mitch Weiss
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  • ISBN-10: 1432880381
  • ISBN-13: 9781432880385
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 lbs ( .61 kgs)
  • 498 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released October 2020
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A New York Times Bestseller
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April 12, 1945: After years of bloody conflict in Europe and the Pacific, America is stunned by news of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s death. In an instant, Vice President Harry Truman, who has been kept out of war planning and knows nothing of the top-secret Manhattan Project to develop the world’s first atomic bomb, must assume command of a nation at war on multiple continents. Countdown 1945 tells the gripping true story of the turbulent days, weeks, and months to follow, leading up to August 6, 1945, when Truman gives the order to drop the bomb on Hiroshima.