Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II / Liza Mundy.
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|Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch||J 940.5486.c Mundy, Liza (Text)||78294000269288||J New Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Peabody PL - Columbia City||J 940.54 MUNDY (Text)||30403002334621||Childrens - New Non-Fiction Display||Reshelving||-|
- ISBN: 9780316353731 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 0316353736 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: xi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction: the secret letters -- The most difficult problem -- "I have something to show you" -- Magic -- "It was heart-rending" -- Midway -- The most important secret -- WAVES -- Uncle Sam wants you! -- "Q for communications" -- MacArthur's secret weapon -- "That's it! that's it!" -- A major break -- Twenty-eight acres of girls -- The largest clandestine message center in the world -- "I'm saving it!" -- So many girls -- Operation vengeance -- Sugar Camp -- Breaking shark -- The tables turn -- Pencil-pushing mamas sink Japanese ships -- One sad shoe -- Department K -- "Enemy landing at the mouth of the Seine" -- D-day -- Teedy -- The surrender message -- Peace -- Epilogue: the mitten.
"A nonfiction chronicle of the courageous efforts of remarkable young women recruited by the US government to crack German and Japanese military codes during World War II."--Provided by publisher.
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