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A Life From Beginning to End
Narrated by: Mike Nelson
Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Japanese Emperor Hirohito is one of history’s most enigmatic figures. He led the Japanese during the darkest point of their history as they joined forces with the fascist Nazi Germany and Italy. Upon Japan’s defeat most believed that Emperor Hirohito would stand trial for the war crimes he was accused of presiding over. But the trial never happened. Instead, to the surprise of the whole world - and most likely Hirohito himself - he was placed back on his throne and allowed to administer affairs in Japan until the day he died peacefully in 1989. How did all this come about? Listen to learn more about the life and the legend of Japan’s most notorious leader.

From this audiobook, you will hear about:

  • Hirohito takes the throne
  • Invasion of China and assassination attempts
  • The rape of Nanjing and Unit 731
  • Imperial Japan, an axis power
  • Entering World War II
  • Atomic Bombs: Hiroshima and Nagasaki
  • And much more!
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