Published to commemorate the 60th anniversary of V-J Day, this work brings together the perspectives and insights of world-renowned military ...Show synopsisPublished to commemorate the 60th anniversary of V-J Day, this work brings together the perspectives and insights of world-renowned military historians, from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor through the release of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.Hide synopsis
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