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MacArthur's ULTRA : codebreaking and the war against Japan, 1942-1945

Author: Edward J Drea
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1992.
Series: Modern war studies.
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"No one writing on military operations in the Southwest Pacific will be able to ignore this book."?William M. Leary, editor of We Shall Return: MacArthur's Commanders and the Defeat of Japan, 1941-1945 "Adds significantly to our understanding of the war and of MacArthur as commander and strategist."?Stanley L. Falk, author of Bataan: The March of Death "A 'must' item for analysis of the Pacific war."?Harold Deutsch,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Drea, Edward J., 1944-
MacArthur's ULTRA.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1992
(OCoLC)555367195
Named Person: Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur; Douglas MacArthur
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward J Drea
ISBN: 0700605045 9780700605040 0700605762 9780700605767
OCLC Number: 23651196
Description: xv, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: MacArthur's codebreaking organization --
ULTRA's trials and errors, 1942 --
Breaking into the Japanese army code, January 1943-January 1944 --
ULTRA's great victory: the Hollandia operation, January 1943-January1944 --
Misreading ULTRA, May-September 1944 --
The missing division: Leyte, 1944 --
The numbers game: Luzon, January-June 1945 --
ULTRA as seer: uncovering Japanese plans for homeland defense, June-August 1945.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: Edward J. Drea.

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Examines the ways in which ULTRA (intelligence from decrypted Japanese radio communications) shaped MacArthur's operations in New Guinea and the Philippines. Drea also clarifies the role of ULTRA in  Read more...

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