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

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The wartime secrets of the British codebreakers based at Bletchley Park continue to be revealed. In this book, Michael Smith examines how Japan's codes were broken, and the consequences of this for the Second World War.
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display_descriptionIn 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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subject_facetCryptography -- Great Britain
Cryptography -- Japan
Cryptography -- United States
Electronic books
Machine ciphers
Machine cyphers
ULTRA (Intelligence system)
War
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography
World War, 1939-1945 -- Electronic intelligence
title_displayThe emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers
title_fullThe emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers / Michael Smith
The emperor's codes : the breaking of Japan's secret ciphers [electronic resource] / Michael Smith
title_shortThe emperor's codes
title_subthe breaking of Japan's secret ciphers
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Cryptography
Electronic books
Electronic intelligence
Machine ciphers
Machine cyphers
ULTRA (Intelligence system)
War
World War, 1939-1945