Artillery firing at night during the 2nd Battle of El Alamein, 5 November 1942.
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In 1942 Japanese carriers attacked west into the Indian Ocean and nearly dealt a fatal blow to British sea power. This excerpt looks at the sinking of HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Cornwall.
From a Pulitzer Prize winning author a study of the U.S. scientists behind the atom bomb - this excerpt looks at the decision not to make a "demonstration explosion" of the bomb before the Hiroshima attack.