First Into Nagasaki: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War

Version: Unabridged
Author: George Weller , Anthony Weller
Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Genres: History, Military
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: January 2007
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 11 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

Legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter George Weller provides an unparalleled look at the bomb that killed more than 70,000 people and led to the end of World War II in these eyewitness dispatches on post-atomic Japan and its prisoners of war, discovered by Weller's son after his death.

Author Details

Author Details

Weller, George

George Weller, a graduate of Harvard, wrote for the New York Times but made his name covering World War II for the Chicago Daily News. He won many honors as a foreign correspondent, including a 1943 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on soldiers returning from the frontlines. He continued as a foreign correspondent until his death in 2002.

Weller, Anthony

GEORGE WELLER was born in Boston and graduated from Harvard in 1929. As an admired but penniless young novelist, he began reporting on Greece and the Balkans for the New York Times in the 1930s, then made his name covering the war for the "Chicago Daily News," He won a 1943 Pulitzer Prize for his story of an emergency appendectomy on a submarine in enemy waters. Throughout a long career Weller reported from five continents; he was a Nieman Fellow in 1947 and also won a 1954 George Polk Award. His work includes two highly praised WWII books, Singapore Is Silent and Bases Overseas. He died at hi