The Day the World Went Nuclear: Dropping the Atom Bomb and the End of World War II in the Pacific

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Bill O'Reilly

Narrated By: Robert Petkoff

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Date: June 2017

Duration: 4 hours 58 minutes


Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe, but in the Pacific, American soldiers face an enemy who will not surrender, despite a massive and mounting death toll. Meanwhile, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind. Newly inaugurated president Harry Truman faces the most important political decision in history: whether to use that weapon.
Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thriller Killing the Rising Sun, with characteristically gripping storytelling, this story explores the decision to use the atom bomb and the end of World War II in the Pacific.


  • Joe B

    This a wonderful audiobook . I’m a big fan of World war 2 and I’m learn all kinds of great things. This is very well written book and it keeps you wanting to learn more . This is the first book that I don’t want to stop listening too .