World War Ii: The Price of Empire

A Thousand Suns

Season 1, Episode 12 of 13

With the Spring of 1945 the Chinese launch offensives that recapture Huan and Guangxi and plans are well developed for operations to retake Guangdong. But events make this attack irrelevant - the dropping of atomic bombs a thousand suns in the sky - on Hiroshima and Nagasaki hastens the end of the War in the East. The War in the in the East ends on VJ Day, August 15th.

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