Listening to the Enemy: Key Documents on the Role of Communications Intelligence in the War with Japan

By: Spector, Ronald H.

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First edition. Edges faintly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. 1988 Hard Cover. xii, 285, [3] pp. 8vo. CONTENTS: Acronyms; Introduction; PREWAR COMMUNICATIONS INTELLIGENCE: A Brief History of Communication Intelligence in the United States - Capt. Lawrence S. Saffrod, USN, on pre-Pearl Harbor History 1917-1941; The Orange Maneuver and Analysis of Information Obtained - Lt. Cmdr. Ellis M. Zacharias, USS Marblehead cruise to Nagasaki-Kobe-Shanghai, October 1927; Orange Navy's Reaction to Changkufeng Incident, August 1938, Japanese Navy's response to Soviet occupation of Changkufeng in Siberian-Manchurian-Korean border dispute; Radio Security Station, Fourth Marine Regiment, Shanghai, China U.S. Navy's first shore-based intercept station, concentrating on Japanese (ORANGE) naval traffic, 1924-40; ULTRA IN ACTION: Reminiscences of Lieutenant Colonel Howard W. Brown U.S. Army radio intelligence in the Philippines, 1932-44; The Employment of Mobile Radio Intelligence Units by Commands Afloat during World War II, Importance of Shipboard radio intelligence in Pacific operations, 1942-45; The Role of Communication Intelligence Unites y Commands Afloat during World War II: Intelligence furnished to submarine commanders; ComInt Contributors, Submarine Warfare in WWII: Vice Admiral C. A. Lockwood on value of communication intelligence against the Japanese; Activities of DR. Marshall H. Stone: Visit by U.S. Civilian to British Rasio intelligence units in India and Ceylon, Southeast Asia; KEEPING THE SECRET: GY Watch Office, 2/7/41: Navy codebreaker George Linn on Pearl Harbor messages; Narrative, Combat Intelligence Center, Joint Intelligence Center, Pacific Ocean Area: Capt. W.J. Holmes. USN, on plotting center serving 14th Naval District and CinCPac, 1941-45; History of the Special Branch, MIS, War Department, 1942-44: Organization of the Special Branch, Military Intelligence Service, to coordinate the Army's communications intelligence; Memorandum for General Bissell: Col. Carter W. Clarke, Special Branch, on Army-Navy agreements regarding ULTRA; History of the Operations of Special Security Officers Attached to Field Commands: On the rapid and secure dissemination of ULTRA intelligence to operating commands; Special Security Officer, SWPA Memoranda for Col Clarke and Col. Alfred McCormack on the functions of the Special Security Officer sent by the War Department; JAPANESE INTELLIGENCE: Enemy Analysis of Allied Communications: Lt. Col. Leonard Bickwit, Signal Corps, on Japanese reading of U.S. encoded traffic, November 1944; ULTRA Supplement to Report of Study of Communication of Twenty-first Bomber Command: Japanese accuracy in predicting U.S. bombing raids in the Marianas; THE SURRENDER OF JAPAN: Japanese Reaction to German Defeat: Description published by the Pacific Strategic Intelligence Section, Commander-in-Chief U.S. Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations; Russo-Japanese Relations: Japanese concerns about Soviet intentions since the abrogation of the neutrality pact; Preliminary Report to Pacific Order of Battle Conference: On disposition and strength of Japanese ground forces; Japan's Surrender Manoeuvers: Events leading up to and immediately following Japan's surrender.

Title: Listening to the Enemy: Key Documents on the Role of Communications Intelligence in the War with Japan

Author: Spector, Ronald H.

Categories: World War II, 20th Century,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wilmington, Scholarly Resources Inc.: 1988

ISBN Number: 0842022759

ISBN Number 13: 9780842022750

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2294794

Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY WORLD WAR II WW2 SECOND WARFARE 1939 1945 SECRET COMMUNICATIONS INTELLIGENCE DOCUMENTS JAPAN JAPANESE PACIFIC THEATER,