Enola Gay by Gordon Thomas audiobook

Enola Gay: Mission to Hiroshima

By Gordon Thomas  and Max Morgan-Witts
Read by Joe Barrett

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From the New York Times bestselling coauthors comes a "fascinating . . . unrivaled" history of the B-29 and its fateful mission to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima (New York Times Book Review). Painstakingly researched, the story behind the decision to send the Enola Gay to bomb Hiroshima is told through firsthand sources. From diplomatic moves behind the scenes to Japanese actions and the US Army Air Force's call to action, no detail is left untold. Touching on the early days of the Manhattan Project and the first inkling of an atomic bomb, investigative journalist Gordon Thomas and his writing partner Max Morgan-Witts, take WWII enthusiasts through the training of the crew of the Enola Gay and the challenges faced by pilot Paul Tibbets. A must-listen book that offers "minute-by-minute coverage of the critical periods" surrounding the mission, Enola Gay finally separates myth and reality from the planning of the flight to the moment over Hiroshima when the atomic age was born (Library Journal).

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From the New York Times bestselling coauthors comes a "fascinating . . . unrivaled" history of the B-29 and its fateful mission to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima (New York Times Book Review).

Painstakingly researched, the story behind the decision to send the Enola Gay to bomb Hiroshima is told through firsthand sources. From diplomatic moves behind the scenes to Japanese actions and the US Army Air Force's call to action, no detail is left untold.

Touching on the early days of the Manhattan Project and the first inkling of an atomic bomb, investigative journalist Gordon Thomas and his writing partner Max Morgan-Witts, take WWII enthusiasts through the training of the crew of the Enola Gay and the challenges faced by pilot Paul Tibbets.

A must-listen book that offers "minute-by-minute coverage of the critical periods" surrounding the mission, Enola Gay finally separates myth and reality from the planning of the flight to the moment over Hiroshima when the atomic age was born (Library Journal).

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Author Bio: Gordon Thomas

Author Bio: Gordon Thomas

Gordon Thomas is a political and investigative journalist and the bestselling author of over fifty books published worldwide, including Gideon’s Spies, Secrets and Lies, and The Pope’s Jews. He lives in Ireland and England.

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Author Bio: Max Morgan-Witts

Author Bio: Max Morgan-Witts

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 10.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English