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Joe Rochefort's war : the odyssey of the codebreaker who outwitted Yamamoto at Midway / Elliot Carlson.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781612510606 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1612510604 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • Description: xvi, 572 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2011.

Available copies

  • 5 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction D 774 .M5 C28 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction D 774 M5 C28 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 920/ROCHEFORT (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Biography BIO ROCHEFORT, JOE 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction NEW D 774 .M5 C28 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Riddle of Joe Rochefort -- 1. Trolley to San Pedro -- 2. Mustang -- 3. Odyssey of a Codebreaker -- 4. Fleet Gadfly, Tokyo Whiz -- 5. The Admiral's Confidant -- 6. Assignment Pearl Harbor -- 7. A Most Unusual Place -- 8. Rochefort's World -- 9. Shadowing Yamamoto -- 10. Encounter with Kimmel -- 11. Ill Wind -- 12. Comedy of Errors -- 13. Air Raid Pearl Harbor! -- 14. The Long Wait for JN-25(b) -- 15. Pearl Harbor Aftermath -- 16. Strike Up the Band -- 17. Koryaku Butai -- 18. Not a Very Glorious Incident -- 19. The Dungeon Comes Alive -- 20. A Silk Purse Out of a Sow's Ear -- 21. King Comes Calling -- 22. Something Is Brewing -- 23. Five Days in May -- 24. Rochefort's War -- 25. Affirm Fox Is Confirmed Here -- 26. Nimitz Comes Around -- 27. Our Man in Tokyo -- 28. By Any and All Means -- 29. Remedial Action -- 30. Drydocked -- Epilogue: The Medal -- Appendix 1. Rochefort's DSM Citation -- Appendix 2. Breaking JN-25(b) -- Appendix 3. The Meaning of Midway -- Appendix 4. The Kido Butai and Radio Silence -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index

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