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The American magic : codes, ciphers, and the defeat of Japan / Ronald Lewin.

By: Lewin, Ronald.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1982Description: xv, 330 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0374104174 (jacket); 9780374104177 (jacket).Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States | World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean | World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan | Japan -- History -- 1912-1945 | Japan History 1912-1945 | World War, 1939-1945 Cryptography | World War, 1939-1945 Japan | World War, 1939-1945 Pacific Ocean | World War, 1939-1945 Secret service United StatesDDC classification: 940.54/86/73 Other classification: 89.75 | NQ 5340
Contents:
Don't you dare, Mr. Dewey -- The path to Pearl -- That damn cloud -- A plan called MO and a plan called MI -- The stab in the back -- The salt mines -- The fork in the road -- You are the hero -- A broken axis: the blockade-runners' ruin -- Massacre of the Marus -- Overhearing Oshima -- A scent in the morning air -- The mastiffs and the spaniel.
Summary: Tells of how American Intelligence had suceeded, even before Pearl Harbor, of penetrating the Japanese codes.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-303) and index.

Don't you dare, Mr. Dewey -- The path to Pearl -- That damn cloud -- A plan called MO and a plan called MI -- The stab in the back -- The salt mines -- The fork in the road -- You are the hero -- A broken axis: the blockade-runners' ruin -- Massacre of the Marus -- Overhearing Oshima -- A scent in the morning air -- The mastiffs and the spaniel.

Tells of how American Intelligence had suceeded, even before Pearl Harbor, of penetrating the Japanese codes.

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