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The Emperor's Codes, Bletchley Park and the Breaking of Japan's Secret Ciphers.

Michael Smith

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ISBN 10: 0593046412 / ISBN 13: 9780593046418
Published by Bantam Press, London, 2000
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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A near fine book, which has lightly tanned page edges, in a fine DW, this is a first edition/ first impression. The story is of the codebreakers of Bletchley Park & the breaking of the Japanese Codes during World War 2. From the fly leaf, " The Emperor's Codes moves across the world from Bletchley Park to Pearl Harbour, From Singapore to Columbo, and from Mombasa to Melbourne." From the author of the million selling " Station X ". Mr Smith is the leading authority on all things Bletchley Park,Signed on the titlepage, Signed " Michael Smith " Size: 6" X 9 1/2". Bookseller Inventory # 000396

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Title: The Emperor's Codes, Bletchley Park and the ...

Publisher: Bantam Press, London

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Hardback

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In the No. 1 bestseller Station X, Michael Smith brought us the riveting true story of how British experts broke Nazi Germany's wartime codes. In The Emperor's Codes he continues this fascinating story as he examines how Japan's codes were broken and the effect this had on the war in the Far East.

The Emperor's Codes takes the reader into the lives and loves of the men and women battling to break the Emperor's codes. It shows how these intrepid code-breakers uncovered the secret Japanese preparations for the invasion of Malaya and the attack on Pearl Harbor. Using memories of those at the forefront of this battle, this is a fascinating and previously untold story.

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The Emperor's Codes moves across the world from Bletchley Park to Pearl Harbor; from Singapore to Colombo; and from Mombasa to Melbourne, describing the extraordinary exploits of the British codebreakers during the Second World War -- all fascinating, astonishing and amazing.

Where previous books have all emphasized the roles played by the American codebreakers this is the first full account of the critical role played by Bletchley Park and it's worldwide outposts. Using the memories of those at the forefront of the battle, Michael Smith reveals a gripping story.

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