Shockwave: Countdown to Hiroshima

Join us for the return of historian and author Stephen Walker for a presentation based on his book, SHOCKWAVE: Countdown to Hiroshima, a New York Times bestseller and a riveting narrative of the final three weeks before the dropping of the atomic bomb in August 1945.

Stephen Walker was born in London. He has a BA in History from Oxford and an MA in the History of Science from Harvard.

Stephen is an award-winning documentary filmmaker as well as a writer. His films have won BAFTAs, an Emmy, Royal Television Society awards and Europe’s most prestigious documentary prize, the Rose d’Or.

Shockwave is currently in development as a movie with the UK’s leading film production company Working Title.


Thursday, Aug. 8, 2024


7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Zoom webinar (email mail@ColdWarHistory.org to receive link on day of program)