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America has dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
But Japan has only begun to fight. . . .

In 1945, history has reached a turning point. A terrible new weapon has been unleashed. Japan has no choice but to surrender. But instead, the unthinkable occurs. With their nation burned and shattered, Japanese fanatics set in motion a horrifying endgame - their aim: to take America down with them.

In Robert Conroy's brilliantly imagined epic tale of World War II, Emperor Hirohito's capitulation is hijacked by extremists and a weary United States is forced to invade Japan as a last step in a war that has already cost so many lives. As the Japanese lash out with tactics that no one has ever faced before - from POWs used as human shields to a rain of kamikaze attacks that take out the highest-value target in the Pacific command - the invasion's success is suddenly in doubt. As America's streets erupt in rioting, history will turn on the acts of a few key players from the fiery front lines to the halls of Washington to the shadowy realm of espionage, while a mortally wounded enemy becomes the greatest danger of all.

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Paperback Editions

May 2007 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: 1945: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Conroy
ISBN: 0-345-49479-2 / 978-0-345-49479-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

January 2000 : USA Audio CD
Title: 1945 AUD****
Author(s): Robert Conroy
ISBN: 1-59859-526-1 / 978-1-59859-526-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oasis Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

May 2007 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: 1945: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Conroy
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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