Joe Rochefort's War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway

Joe Rochefort's War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway

by Elliot Ward Carlson

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ISBN-13: 9781612510736
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 09/15/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 616
Sales rank: 632,163
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Elliot Ward Carlson: Elliot Carlson is a longtime journalist who has worked as a reporter, editor and staff writer for such newspapers and magazines as the Honolulu Advertiser, the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek. A graduate of the University of Oregon and Stanford University, he lives in Silver Spring, MD.

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Joe Rocheforts War 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
In-Quest More than 1 year ago
Yes, another member of our armed forces who we should all be grateful for. Mr. Rochefort was in the right place at the right time to provide the intelligence Admiral Nimitz needed to risk his precious carriers at the battle of Midway. He was also the reason he had quick access to Admiral Nimitz's staff. He knew the information was most valuable the quicker it got to the commander in the field and he had fought for his quick access. It is a bad feeling when you read military books and find that over and over again the rivalry between branches of the armed forces or even between departments of the same service create situations where we should have done better. Mr. Rochefort seems to have, in the case of Midway, succeeded in doing it better. Very well done Mr. Rochefort and all those who worked with you! Thank you for your service.