178. VJ Day and the Atomic Bomb

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Summary: Seventy five years ago the world celebrated Victory over Japan Day as the war in the Pacific finally ended. Al Murray and James Holland discuss the big decisions taken at the time, most notably the use of the atomic bomb. Independent Company members get £2 off our recommended books from Waterstones. The Last Enemy - Richard Hillary A brilliant first-hand account of a Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain. London War Notes - Mollie Panter-Downes A columnist for the New Yorker during the war, Panter-Downes letters from London offer real insight into life on the home front.  Lion Rampant - Robert Woollcombe A graphic account from a front line officer during the battle for Normandy. Join the We Have Ways members’ club now for £6 a month using the link below: Patreon.com/wehaveways A Goalhanger Films production Produced by Harry Lineker  Exec Producer Tony Pastor Twitter: #WeHaveWays @WeHaveWaysPod Email: wehavewayspodcast@gmail.com  <br><hr><p style="color: grey;">See <a style="color: grey;" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://acast.com/privacy">acast.com/privacy</a> for privacy and opt-out information.</p>