MacArthur's ULTRA: Codebreaking and the War against Japan, 1942-1945 / Edition 1

MacArthur's ULTRA: Codebreaking and the War against Japan, 1942-1945 / Edition 1

by Edward J. Drea
     
 

Drea recounts the story behind the army's painstaking decryption operation and its dramatic breakthrough. He demonstrates how ULTRA shaped MacArthur's operations in New Guinea and the Philippines and shows how MacArthur used—and misused—intelligence information.See more details below

Overview

Drea recounts the story behind the army's painstaking decryption operation and its dramatic breakthrough. He demonstrates how ULTRA shaped MacArthur's operations in New Guinea and the Philippines and shows how MacArthur used—and misused—intelligence information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700605767
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
12/28/1991
Series:
Modern War Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
1,059,746
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.89(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Tables

Preface

1. MacArthur's Codebreaking Organization

2. ULTRA's Trials and Errors, 1942

3. Breaking into the Japanese Army Codes, January 1943 - January 1944

4. ULTRA's Great Victory: The Hollandia Operation, January - April 1944

5. Misreading ULTRA, May - September 1944

6. The Missing Division: Leyte, 1944

7. The Numbers Game: Luzon, January - June 1945

8. ULTRA as Seer: Uncovering Japanese Plans for Homeland Defense, June - August 1945

9. Conclusion

Notes

A Note on Sources

Selected Bibliography

Index

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