[E–pub/Kindle] (Joe Rocheforts War)
Ography and fusion with his knowledge The Japanese Language And the language and hope I and others take these lessons to heart This s a biography of the military career of Joe Rochefort famous for leading the group at Pearl Harbor that was able to read enough of the Japanese Navy s code n the spring of 1942 This group was able to ascertain the Japanese ntent to nvade the atolls at Midway Island n the central Pacific a move whose purpose was to lure the US Navy nto a battle that the Japanese hoped would allow them to destroy the American carriers allowing Japan to control the Pacific Ocean and solidify ts hold on ts conuests with the hope that the US would sue for peaceRochefort was uniuely ualified because he was expert n Cryptanalysis radio communications and the Japanese language the only USN officer skilled n those three fields And while t was a team effort to develop the Midway theory Always Look Twice including thedentification. Sion of Japan The Epilogue narrates the postwar effort waged by Rochefort's Hypo colleagues to obtain for him the DSM denied All For You: Halfway There / Buckhorn Ever After / The One You Want / One Perfect Night in 1942 a drive that pays offn 1986 when President Reagan awards him the medal posthumously at a White House ceremony attended by his daughter and son It also explores Rochefort's legacy primarily his pioneering role at Pearl n which contrary to his daughter and son It also explores Rochefort's legacy primarily his pioneering role at Pearl n which contrary to wishes he reported directly to Commander Annalee And The Lawman in Chief US Fleet providing actionablentelligence without any delays and enabling codebreaking to play the key role The Apollonides Mistress Scandal it didn the Battle of Midway Ultimately this book s aimed at bringing Joe Rochefort to life as the rreverent fiercely Anything For His Son independent and conseuential officer that he was It assumes his career can't be understood without looking at his entire life It seeks to capture thenterplay of policy and personality and the role played by politics and personal rifts at the highest levels of Navy power during a time of national crisis This bio emerges as a history of the Navy's ntelligence cultu. This s an exceptional book wonderfully written and meticulously documented that tells key events hidden behind the history that most are familiar with Joe Rochefort was the cryptographer who s work nformed ADM Nimitz of Japanese ntentions and timing at Midway enabling the most mportant naval victory of WWII As a biography the story timing at Midway enabling the most mportant naval victory of WWII As a biography the story as entertaining as a novel It provides nsight on the challenges of Annie and the Outlaw intelligence work the unknowns the wrong conclusions the bureaucracy politics relationships with senior leaders the value of prediction the agony of being wrong and not seeing whats happening and the joy of being dead on This ANNIE AND THE PRINCE is easily anntroduction to the art and science of the
Timeless Aspects Of All Source Intelligence And aspects of all source The Single Dad's Redemption intelligence and Andt s a great story Brilliant biography of the man who A Christmas Affair is arguably The Battle of Midway s most unsung hero We all know the story of the epic naval battle that gave the US Navyt. This s the first biography of Capt Joe Rochefort the Officer n Charge of Station Hypo the US Navy's decrypt unit at Pearl Harbor and his key role The Apple Orchard 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 enlistmentn the Naval Reserve n 1918 at age 17 dropping out of high school and adding a year to his age It chronicles his earliest days as a of high school and adding a year to his age It chronicles his earliest days as a an officer who has risen from the ranks his fortuitous posting to Washington where he headed the Navy's codebreaking desk at age 25 then n another unexpected twist found himself assigned to Tokyo to learn JapaneseThis biography records Rochefort's surprising love hate relationship with cryptanalysis his joyful exit from the field his love of sea duty his adventure filled years n the '30s as the right hand man to the Commander n Chief US Fleet and his reluctant return to codebreaking n mid 1941 when he was ordered to head the Navy's decrypt unit at Pearl St.