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Author Ford, Douglas, 1972-
Title The elusive enemy : U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet / Douglas Ford
Imprint Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2011
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  D810.S7 F637 2011    AVAILABLE    30600020072261
Descript xiv, 297 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-290) and index
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
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States
Japan. Kaigun -- History -- 20th century
United States. Office of Naval Intelligence -- History -- 20th century
Military intelligence -- United States -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean
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