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The last mission : the secret story of World War II's final battle

Author: Jim B Smith; Malcolm McConnell
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2003, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim B Smith; Malcolm McConnell
ISBN: 0767907795 9780767907798
OCLC Number: 52157752
Notes: Expanded and rev. version of Jim B. Smith's 1st person account: The last mission. 1995.
Description: xix, 349 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. I: TOTAL WAR: 1. The Superforts --
2. Kokutai and Ketsu-go --
3. Potsdam and Trinity --
4. The Boomerang and Enola Gay --
pt. II. ENDGAME: 5. "A Rain of Ruin" --
6. Rumors of peace --
7. Decision and indecision --
pt. III. "TO OUR GOOD AND LOYAL SUBJECTS ... ": 8. Rebellion --
9. Blackout --
10. The last mission --
pt. IV. A VERY NEAR THING: 11. The Might-have-beens --
Chronology of major wartime events in the Pacific: 1945.
Responsibility: Jim B. Smith and Malcolm McConnell.

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