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The Resource Deciphering the rising sun : Navy and Marine Corps codebreakers, translators, and interpreters in the Pacific war, Roger Dingman

Deciphering the rising sun : Navy and Marine Corps codebreakers, translators, and interpreters in the Pacific war, Roger Dingman

Label
Deciphering the rising sun : Navy and Marine Corps codebreakers, translators, and interpreters in the Pacific war
Title
Deciphering the rising sun
Title remainder
Navy and Marine Corps codebreakers, translators, and interpreters in the Pacific war
Statement of responsibility
Roger Dingman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is the first to document the vital role played by Americans, not of Japanese ancestry, who served as Japanese language officers in World War II. Covering the period 1940-1945, it describes their selection, training, and service in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps during the war and their contributions toward maintaining good relations between America and Japan thereafter. Author Roger Dingman argues that their service as codebreakers and combat interpreters hastened victory and that their cross-cultural experience and linguistic knowledge facilitated the successful dismantling of
Cataloging source
NLGGC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dingman, Roger
Dewey number
940.548673
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S7
LC item number
D57 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cryptographers
  • Translating and interpreting
  • Military intelligence
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • HISTORY
  • Cryptographers
  • Cryptography
  • Military intelligence
  • Translating and interpreting
  • Pacific Area
  • United States
Label
Deciphering the rising sun : Navy and Marine Corps codebreakers, translators, and interpreters in the Pacific war, Roger Dingman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Partners -- Students on an island of understanding -- Marine combat interpreters -- Navy distant listeners -- Warriors transformed -- Instruments of surrender -- Instruments of peace -- Bridge builders
Control code
859252011
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 340 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612514314
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2eb254d3-1f17-4784-831c-4aa08be192e7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859252011
Label
Deciphering the rising sun : Navy and Marine Corps codebreakers, translators, and interpreters in the Pacific war, Roger Dingman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Partners -- Students on an island of understanding -- Marine combat interpreters -- Navy distant listeners -- Warriors transformed -- Instruments of surrender -- Instruments of peace -- Bridge builders
Control code
859252011
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 340 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612514314
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2eb254d3-1f17-4784-831c-4aa08be192e7
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859252011

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