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The emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers

Author: Michael Smith
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub., 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Describes the work and personalities of the codebreakers who deciphered Japanese codes despite vast linguistic differences between English and Japanese, and explains their contributions to Allied success during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Michael, 1952 May 1-
Emperor's codes.
New York : Arcade Pub., 2001
(OCoLC)606571253
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Smith
ISBN: 155970568X 9781559705684
OCLC Number: 46565078
Description: 323 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Singapore, December 1941 --
Borrowing the Cables --
A Spy Base in the Far East --
Diplomatic Secrets --
Preparing for War --
Purple Magic --
Working with the Americans --
East and West Winds --
The Americans Take the Lead --
A Tricky Experiment --
Midway: The Battle that Turned the Tide --
Friends Fall Out --
Breaking the Military Attache Code --
Central Bureau's Big Break --
The Yamamoto Shootdown --
The Bletchley Park Strippers --
Return to Colombo --
An Alliance under Threat --
Operation Capital --
Defeat into Victory --
MacArthur Returns --
The Atomic Bomb.
Responsibility: Michael Smith.

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Describes the work and personalities of the codebreakers who deciphered Japanese codes despite vast linguistic differences between English and Japanese, and explains their contributions to Allied success during World War II.

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