The Resource The emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers, Michael Smith., (ebook)

The emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers, Michael Smith., (ebook)

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The emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers
Title
The emperor's codes
Title remainder
the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers
Statement of responsibility
Michael Smith.
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Language
eng
Summary
In this gripping, previously untold story from World War II, Michael Smith examines how code breakers cracked Japan's secret codes and won the war in the Pacific. He also takes the reader step by step through the process, explaining exactly how the code breakers went about their daunting task-made even more difficult by the vast linguistic differences between Japanese and English. The Emperor's Codes moves across the world from Bletchley Park to Pearl Harbor, from Singapore to Colombo, and from Mombasa to Melbourne. It tells the stories of John Tiltman, the British soldier turned code breaker who made many of the early breaks in Japanese diplomatic and military codes; Commander Joe Rochedort, the leading expert on Japanese in U.S. naval intelligence; Eric Nave, the Australian sailor who pioneered breakthroughs in deciphering Japanese naval codes; and Oshima Hiroshi, the hard-drinking Japanese ambassador to Berlin whose candid, often verbose reports to Tokyo of his conversations with Hitler and other high-ranking Nazis were a major source of intelligence in the war against Germany. Without the dedication demonstrated by these relatively unsung heroes, the outcome of World War II might have been very different
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Midwest
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1952 May 1-
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Smith, Michael
Dewey number
  • 940.5486
  • 940.54/86
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Machine cyphers
  • Cryptography
  • Cryptography
  • Cryptography
  • ULTRA (Intelligence system)
  • War
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers, Michael Smith., (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628721386
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12354680
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remote
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MWT12354680
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers, Michael Smith., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628721386
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12354680
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12354680
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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