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Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II / Liza Mundy.

Mundy, Liza, 1960- (author.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
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 -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316353731 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0316353736 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Cryptography > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, Female > Juvenile literature.
Cryptographers > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Cryptography > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.

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