Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum

303 Pearl Street N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Musuem

Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945, The Decision to Drop the Bomb

James Hornfischer will cover the crescendo of U.S. operations in the Central Pacific, covering the air, land and sea operations that seized the Mariana Islands of Saipan, Tinian and Guam, the strategic air operations conducted from the Marianas that ended the war, and the reckoning of the occupation that foreshadowed 42 years of the Cold War.

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