Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II

Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II

Richard N. Billings


In June, 1944, U.S. military warplanes sank a jap submarine known as the I-52 within the Atlantic, an occasion of large strategic value. For the I-52 used to be to come to Japan with the deadly components of a doomsday weapon-the radiological bomb-which remained a central authority mystery for years.

The I-52's resting position turned public in 1995. writer Richard N. Billings labored with Paul Tidwell-who stumbled on the I-52 and is making an attempt to salvage its worthy gold cargo-in bringing this long-classified project to mild. eventually, this can be the tale of ways the I-52 venture could have prompted President Truman's determination to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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