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The elusive enemy

Douglas Ford

The elusive enemy

U.S. naval intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet

by Douglas Ford

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese Naval operations,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military intelligence,
  • Japan. Kaigun,
  • Campaigns,
  • Secret service,
  • United States. Office of Naval Intelligence,
  • American Naval operations,
  • Japan,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-290) and index.

    StatementDouglas Ford
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S7 H637 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25177108M
    ISBN 101591142806, 1612510655
    ISBN 109781591142805, 9781612510651
    LC Control Number2011023456
    OCLC/WorldCa713188228

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    The bibliography at the end of “The Elusive Obvious” is headed by “Mind and Nature – a Necessary Unity”, published in This is one of the most important books by Gregory Bateson (), a biologist, linguist, psychologist, anthropologist, and philosophical researcher who was one of those rare scientists who feel at ease with.   Douglas Ford. The Elusive Enemy: U.S. Naval Intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, pp. $ (cloth), ISBN ; $ (e-book), ISBN Reviewed by John Prados Published on H-Diplo (March, ) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach Learning the Enemy.


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