Format Hardback | 320 pages
Dimensions 165 x 231 x 33mm | 499g
Publication date 09 Jun 2020
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * “Riveting.” –The New York Times * “Propulsive.” –Time * “Reads like a tense thriller.” –The Washington Post * “The book is deservedly the nonfiction blockbuster of the season.” –The Wall Street Journal From Chris Wallace, the veteran journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, comes an electrifying behind-the-scenes account of the 116 days leading up to the American attack on Hiroshima. 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–and confront one of the most consequential decisions in history.