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The Resource The elusive enemy : U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet, Douglas Ford

The elusive enemy : U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet, Douglas Ford

Label
The elusive enemy : U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet
Title
The elusive enemy
Title remainder
U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Ford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this exploration of U.S. naval operations and intelligence-gathering efforts, Douglas Ford introduces a new perspective on the clash between the United States and Japan in the Pacific. At the outset of the war, the U.S. Navy could not accurately determine the fighting efficiency of Japan's Imperial Navy and land-based fighting forces. As the capabilities designed to improve intelligence gathering evolved, technology, ingenuity, and sheer luck often combined to produce useful, but incomplete, information
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Douglas
Dewey number
940.54/8673
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S7
LC item number
H637 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Japan
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military intelligence
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japan
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • HISTORY
  • Military campaigns
  • Military intelligence
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Military operations, Naval
  • Secret service
  • Pacific Ocean
  • United States
Label
The elusive enemy : U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet, Douglas Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gauging an untested opponent: U.S. perceptions of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1918-1941 -- Dismantling the "lesser foe" and the "superior enemy" images, December 1941 to early 1943 -- The elusive enemy: U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Navy's fleet, 1943-1945 -- The "underdog in the air war" yet a resourceful opponent: intelligence on the IJN's air arm, 1943-1945 -- Knowledge of the enemy applied: the evolution of U.S. naval air combat doctrine -- Conclusions: the effectiveness of U.S. naval intelligence during the Pacific War -- causes and consequences
Control code
769187677
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 297 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510651
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
93adb202-e43a-4a0d-a2fb-0c7145e77d3b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769187677
Label
The elusive enemy : U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet, Douglas Ford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gauging an untested opponent: U.S. perceptions of the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1918-1941 -- Dismantling the "lesser foe" and the "superior enemy" images, December 1941 to early 1943 -- The elusive enemy: U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Navy's fleet, 1943-1945 -- The "underdog in the air war" yet a resourceful opponent: intelligence on the IJN's air arm, 1943-1945 -- Knowledge of the enemy applied: the evolution of U.S. naval air combat doctrine -- Conclusions: the effectiveness of U.S. naval intelligence during the Pacific War -- causes and consequences
Control code
769187677
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 297 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510651
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
93adb202-e43a-4a0d-a2fb-0c7145e77d3b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769187677

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