The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau: how Australia’s signals-intelligence network helped win the Pacific War by David Dufty

The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau: how Australia’s signals-intelligence network helped win the Pacific War

A groundbreaking work of Australian military history, The Code-Breakers of Central Bureau tells the story of the country’s significant code-breaking and signals-intelligence achievements during the Second World War. It reveals how Australians built a large and sophisticated intelligence network from scratch, how Australian code-breakers cracked Japanese army and air force...

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The Secret Code-Breakers of Central Bureau: how Australia’s signals-intelligence network helped win the Pacific War Reviews

  • Trent Telenko

    There are few resources on General MacArthur 's Central Bureau, let alone from the Australian perspective.

    David Duffy fills this niche well

    He has several wonderful moments in the narrative dealing with the Australian women as Morse code operators including one between the Australian military chiefs and the Prime Minister calling them out on their sexism over theirs antics in trying to avoid using them.

    The Australian role in the breaking the coded message leadin

    There are few resources on General MacArthur 's Central Bureau, let alone from the Australian perspective.

    David Duffy fills this niche well

    He has several wonderful moments in the narrative dealing with the Australian women as Morse code operators including one between the Australian military chiefs and the Prime Minister calling them out on their sexism over theirs antics in trying to avoid using them.

    The Australian role in the breaking the coded message leading to the shoot down of Adm. Yamamoto is also detailed including the fact the Central Bureau provided a complete decoded version of the message in a lessor air to ground code message that was used to by U.S. Navy code breakers to crack the version in the stronger JN-25 Japanese Naval code.

    All in all it rates a strong five stars.

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