World War II in the Pacific ended in August of 1945 after America dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. But what are the details that led to the end of the war? How much do we know about the decisions made, the missions run, and the uncertainties left? Barrett Tillman, author of “When the Shooting Stopped: August 1945,” joins the podcast to discuss those very things and so much more. Learn all you can about the end of the greatest conflict in human history.
Barrett Tillman is an author of countless works including The Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Airmen Who Crippled Hitler's War Machine; Enterprise: America's Fightingest Ship and the Men Who Helped Win World War II; Corsair: The F4U in World War II and Korea; Whirlwind: The Air War Against Japan, 1942-1945; Clash of The Carriers: The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II, which he co-authored with Stephen Coonts; and his latest When the Shooting Stopped: August 1945.
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