Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series) (Mass Market)

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In the epic saga Killing the Rising Sun, the multimillion-selling author and trailblazing TV journalist recounts the final moments of World War II like never before.

Autumn 1944. The second World War is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where General Douglas MacArthur and legions of American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat.

Meanwhile, back on U.S. soil, Harry Truman ascends to the presidency after FDR’s death and Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer prepares to test the most dangerous weapon known to mankind. And in Tokyo, Emperor Hirohito, considered a deity by his subjects despite a massive and mounting death toll, refuses to surrender…

Praise for Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard’s Killing series:

“Powerful…immersively written.” —Janet Maslin, The New York Times

“All the suspense and drama of a popular thriller.” —The Christian Science Monitor

"Vivid and emotionally engaging.”—Nelson DeMille

About the Author


Bill O'Reilly is a trailblazing TV journalist who has experienced unprecedented success on cable news and in writing fifteen national bestselling nonfiction books. (There are currently more than seventeen million books in the Killing series in print.) Mr. O’Reilly does a daily podcast on BillOReilly.com, and his daily radio program, The O'Reilly Update, is heard on hundreds of stations across the country. He lives on Long Island.

Martin Dugard is the New York Times bestselling author of several books of history, among them the Killing series, Into Africa, and The Explorers. He and his wife live in southern California with their three sons.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781250755612
ISBN-10: 1250755611
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
Publication Date: August 25th, 2020
Pages: 432
Series: Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series