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Joe Rochefort"s war

Elliot Carlson

Joe Rochefort"s war

the odyssey of the codebreaker who outwitted Yamamoto at Midway

by Elliot Carlson

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cryptography,
  • Electronic intelligence,
  • Japanese Naval operations,
  • Officers,
  • Cryptographers,
  • United States,
  • American Naval operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Midway, Battle of, 1942,
  • United States. Navy,
  • Biography,
  • Military intelligence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementElliot Carlson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD774.M5 C28 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24886133M
    ISBN 109781612510606
    LC Control Number2011025666

    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. The book focuses on Rochefort's inspiring leadership of Hypo, recording first his frustrating months in late searching for Yamamoto's fleet, then capturing a guilt-ridden Rochefort in early mounting a redemptive effort to track that fleet after the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.

    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 at age 17 (dropping out of high. Elliot Carlson's award-winning biography of Capt. Joe Rochefort is the first to be written about the officer who headed Station Hypo, the U.S. Navy's signals monitoring and cryptographic intelligence unit at Pearl Harbor, and who broke the Japanese navy's code before the Battle of : US Naval Institute Press.

    Among my history books there are always a few the stand out as books to remember. Books that captured the imagination and explained how things happened and become critical to the understanding of history. Quite frankly, Joe Rochefort’s War is one of those rare books that is essential to the understanding of Pearl Harbor and the victory at s: The book is made even better with the inclusion of photos, including rare family pictures. Among the more fascinating are photos of a young Rochefort in Tokyo, , where he studied Japanese and gained an understanding of the culture. “Joe Rochefort’s War” is a tour de force and a top 10 read for the history of the Battle of Midway.


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Intelligence expert Joseph Rochefort was among a very few whose contributions to the victory were absolutely vital, yet his personal story.

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Joe Rochefort is a legend to all United States Navy intelligence professionals and Elliot Carlson’s outstanding biography finally introduces the man behind the legend. Joe Rocheforts war book   As the most significant new book on the Battle of Midway since Jonathan Parshall and Anthony Tully's Shattered Sword (Potomac Books, ), Joe Rochefort's War will be remembered as 's most important contribution to Pacific war scholarship."--Ian Toll, Naval History, April "Joe Rochefort's War is the book that all who are interested in the Battle of Midway have literally awaited /5().

Elliot Carlson's award-winning biography of Capt. Joe Rochefort is the first to be written about the officer who headed Station Hypo, the U.S. Navy's signals monitoring and cryptographic intelligence unit at Pearl Harbor, and who broke the Japanese navy's code before the Battle of Midway.

Joe Rochefort's War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway has earned a "WOW!" Rating."--The Lone Star Book Review, November "Joe Rochefort's War is a fine hardbound volume, one of the better offerings by Naval Institute Press. This is the Rochefort story that most of us have wanted to see for a very long time.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joseph John Rochefort ( – J ) was an American naval officer and cryptanalyst. He was a major figure in the United States Navy 's cryptographic and intelligence operations from toparticularly in the Battle of Midway. His book about Hypo, ''Double-Edged Secrets,'' published by the Naval Institute Press, is dedicated to Captain Rochefort.

And inAdmiral Showers. 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/5.

Joe Rochefort s War is the book that all who are interested in the Battle of Midway have literally awaited for decades. Intelligence expert Joseph Rochefort was among a very few whose contributions to the victory were absolutely vital, yet his personal story has previously attracted only scant attention from s:   December 7, • A turning point in World War II came in Junewhen the U.S.

surprised and defeated the Japanese in the Battle of Midway. That victory was possible, in. Before and after those detailed accounts is the story of Joe Rochefort and his career's many highs and lows; a compelling story itself. Obviously, this is a book meant for people with a high level of interest in WWII (like me) and I can't imagine my wife sitting through even 30 minutes of this book.

Elliot Carlson's Joe Rochefort's War is one of the most important books on the Pacific War to appear in many years. It is nothing less than a tour de force. Never before has the complicated story of U. naval codebreaking in the opening phase of the war been told so fully and so well, and in such a fair and judicious fashion.

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 at age 17 (dropping out of. The book focuses on Rochefort’s inspiring leadership of Hypo, recording first his frustrating months in late searching for Yamamoto’s fleet, then capturing a guilt-ridden Rochefort in early mounting a redemptive effort to track that fleet after the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.5/5(12).

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It brings together the disparate threads of. Elliot Carlson's biography of Captain Joe Rochefort is the first to be written of the officer who headed the U.S. Navy's decrypt unit at Pearl Harbor and broke the Japanese Navy's code before the. 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.

Joe Rochefort’s War The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway By Elliot Carlson, pp. Naval Institute Press, $ During earlya cell of colorful, oddball radio intelligence specialists in a dingy basement at Pearl Harbor labors to break the Imperial Japanese Navy’s coded messages.Joseph John Rochefort, the man whose decoding of the Japanese codebook led to the American victory at the Battle of Midway, had enemies other than the Empire of feats at cryptanalysis were phenomenal, but not universally appreciated, particularly by the codebreakers in Washington, D.C.

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