Ep 163: Where the War was Won – Part 2

Ep 163: Where the War was Won – Part 2

In the second part of Al Murray and James Holland’s conversation with historian Phillips O’Brien they discuss the largely forgotten US Admiral William Leahy and his attitude to the use of the atomic bomb in Japan.

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