Okinawa: the Battle and the Bomb

History Extra | 1 April 2020 | 0h 34m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Saul David about his book Crucible of Hell: The Heroism and Tragedy of Okinawa, 1945. Discusses one of the bloodiest clashes of the Pacific War and explains how it played a crucial part in the United States’ decision to use atomic weapons against Japan.

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