The Emperor's Codes: The Breaking of Japan's Secret Ciphers

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Arcade Publishing, 2001 - History - 323 pages
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The author of Station X describes how American and Britain's Bletchley Park code-breaking teams worked desperately to break the Japanese codes during World War II, an effort that played a key role in turning the tide of the war in the Pacific theater of World War II. 25,000 first printing.
 

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THE EMPEROR'S CODES: The Breaking of Japan's Secret Ciphers

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An account of American and British operations that broke Japanese codes during WWII.Japan and Germany did not lose the war because of the Allied advantage in numbers and material—all the big turning ... Read full review

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During World War II, British and American cryptographers labored in tight security at Bletchley Park and elsewhere, poring over thousands of intercepted Japanese and German military messages. This ... Read full review

Contents

Map xii
1
Singapore December 1941
9
Borrowing the Cables
14
A Spy Base in the Far East
28
Diplomatic Secrets
42
Preparing for War
53
Purple Magic
65
Working with the Americans
78
Central Bureaus Big Break
169
The Yamamoto Shootdown
181
The Bletchley Park Strippers
194
Return to Colombo 2 07
207
An Alliance under Threat
217
Operation Capital 2 29
229
Defeat into Victory
241
MacArthur Returns
252

East and West Winds
90
The Americans Take the Lead
104
A Tricky Experiment
118
The Battle that Turned the Tide
132
Friends Fall Out
145
Breaking the Military Attache Code
157
The Atomic Bomb
265
Notes
281
Bibliography
305
Index
311
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