The Resource 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

Label
Joe Rochefort's War : the Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway
Title
Joe Rochefort's War
Title remainder
the Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first biography of Capt. Joe Rochefort, the Officer in Charge of Station Hypo the U.S. Navy's decrypt unit at Pearl Harbor and his key role in breaking the Imperial Japanese Navy's main code before the Battle of Midway. It brings together the disparate threads of Rochefort's life and career, beginning with his enlistment in the Naval Reserve in 1918 at age 17 (dropping out of high school and adding a year to his age). It chronicles his earliest days as a mustang (an officer who has risen from the ranks), his fortuitous posting to Washington, where he headed the Navy's codebreaking
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
  • 940.54/8673092
  • 940.548673092
Index
no index present
LC call number
D774.M5 C28 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Joe Rochefort's War : the Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Riddle of Joe Rochefort; 1 Trolley to San Pedro; 2 Mustang; 3 Odyssey of a Codebreaker; 4 Fleet Gadfly, Tokyo Whiz; 5 The Admiral's Confidant; 6 Assignment Pearl Harbor; 7 A Most Unusual Place; 8 Rochefort's World; 9 Shadowing Yamamoto; 10 Encounter with Kimmel; 11 Ill Wind; 12 Comedy of Errors; 13 Air Raid Pearl Harbor!; 14 The Long Wait for JN-25(b); 15 Pearl Harbor Aftermath; 16 Strike Up the Band; 17 Koryaku Butai; 18 Not a Very Glorious Incident; 19 The Dungeon Comes Alive; 20 A Silk Purse Out of a Sow's Ear; 21 King Comes Calling
Control code
ocn774500421
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (625 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510736
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3583271x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)774500421
  • pebcs1612510736

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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