The Day the World Went Nuclear - Dropping the Atom Bomb and the End of World War II in the Pacific-logo

The Day the World Went Nuclear - Dropping the Atom Bomb and the End of World War II in the Pacific

Bill O'Reilly

Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe, but in the Pacific, American soldiers face an enemy who will not surrender, despite a massive and mounting death toll. Meanwhile, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind. Newly inaugurated president Harry Truman faces the most important political decision in history: whether to use that weapon. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing the Rising Sun, with characteristically gripping storytelling, this story explores the decision to use the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific.

Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe, but in the Pacific, American soldiers face an enemy who will not surrender, despite a massive and mounting death toll. Meanwhile, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind. Newly inaugurated president Harry Truman faces the most important political decision in history: whether to use that weapon. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing the Rising Sun, with characteristically gripping storytelling, this story explores the decision to use the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific.
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Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe, but in the Pacific, American soldiers face an enemy who will not surrender, despite a massive and mounting death toll. Meanwhile, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind. Newly inaugurated president Harry Truman faces the most important political decision in history: whether to use that weapon. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing the Rising Sun, with characteristically gripping storytelling, this story explores the decision to use the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robert Petkoff

Length:

5h


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

11:09


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

03:59


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

06:45


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

02:54


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

05:09


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

04:45


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

08:29


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

02:20


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

04:06


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

01:26


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

03:00


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

04:20


Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 1, Chapter 12

01:08


Part 1, Chapter 13
Part 1, Chapter 13

00:49


Part 1, Chapter 14
Part 1, Chapter 14

01:38


Part 1, Chapter 15
Part 1, Chapter 15

02:29


Part 1, Chapter 16
Part 1, Chapter 16

00:37


Part 1, Chapter 17
Part 1, Chapter 17

09:13


Part 1, Chapter 18
Part 1, Chapter 18

04:52


Part 1, Chapter 19
Part 1, Chapter 19

03:11


Part 2, Chapter 20
Part 2, Chapter 20

02:49


Part 2, Chapter 21
Part 2, Chapter 21

03:23


Part 2, Chapter 22
Part 2, Chapter 22

03:23


Part 2, Chapter 23
Part 2, Chapter 23

07:50


Part 2, Chapter 24
Part 2, Chapter 24

07:37


Part 2, Chapter 25
Part 2, Chapter 25

07:29


Part 2, Chapter 26
Part 2, Chapter 26

05:47


Part 2, Chapter 27
Part 2, Chapter 27

02:26


Part 2, Chapter 28
Part 2, Chapter 28

02:15


Part 2, Chapter 29
Part 2, Chapter 29

07:09


Part 2, Chapter 30
Part 2, Chapter 30

01:43


Part 2, Chapter 31
Part 2, Chapter 31

03:41


Part 2, Chapter 32
Part 2, Chapter 32

04:36


Part 2, Chapter 33
Part 2, Chapter 33

01:44


Part 2, Chapter 34
Part 2, Chapter 34

03:05


Part 2, Chapter 35
Part 2, Chapter 35

03:47


Part 2, Chapter 36
Part 2, Chapter 36

06:28


Part 3, Chapter 37
Part 3, Chapter 37

01:16


Part 3, Chapter 38
Part 3, Chapter 38

07:15


Part 3, Chapter 39
Part 3, Chapter 39

03:03


Part 3, Chapter 40
Part 3, Chapter 40

04:24


Part 3, Chapter 41
Part 3, Chapter 41

03:45


Part 3, Chapter 42
Part 3, Chapter 42

02:40


Part 3, Chapter 43
Part 3, Chapter 43

01:24


Part 3, Chapter 44
Part 3, Chapter 44

01:41


Part 3, Chapter 45
Part 3, Chapter 45

03:29


Part 3, Chapter 46
Part 3, Chapter 46

01:58


Part 3, Chapter 47
Part 3, Chapter 47

02:32


Part 3, Chapter 48
Part 3, Chapter 48

12:38


Part 3, Chapter 49
Part 3, Chapter 49

01:39


Part 3, Chapter 50
Part 3, Chapter 50

02:31


Part 3, Chapter 51
Part 3, Chapter 51

04:55


Part 3, Chapter 52
Part 3, Chapter 52

05:07


Part 3, Chapter 53
Part 3, Chapter 53

01:59


Part 3, Chapter 54
Part 3, Chapter 54

04:31


Part 3, Chapter 55
Part 3, Chapter 55

01:43


Part 3, Chapter 56
Part 3, Chapter 56

04:19


Part 3, Chapter 57
Part 3, Chapter 57

04:13


Part 3, Chapter 58
Part 3, Chapter 58

05:20


Part 3, Chapter 59
Part 3, Chapter 59

05:56


Part 3, Chapter 60
Part 3, Chapter 60

01:42


Part 3, Chapter 61
Part 3, Chapter 61

13:18


Part 3, Chapter 62
Part 3, Chapter 62

01:10


Part 3, Chapter 63
Part 3, Chapter 63

03:41


Part 3, Chapter 64
Part 3, Chapter 64

02:52


Part 3, Chapter 65
Part 3, Chapter 65

01:20


Part 3, Chapter 66
Part 3, Chapter 66

03:55


Part 3, Chapter 67
Part 3, Chapter 67

04:51


Part 3, Chapter 68
Part 3, Chapter 68

02:05


Part 3, Chapter 69
Part 3, Chapter 69

01:03


Part 3, Chapter 70
Part 3, Chapter 70

13:24


Part 3, Chapter 71
Part 3, Chapter 71

04:09


Part 3, Chapter 72
Part 3, Chapter 72

00:46