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Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II / Liza Mundy ; adapted by Laurie Calkhoven
Book | Little, Brown and Company | 2018 | Young readers edition.
Available at PAS Allendale Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction (J 940.5486 MUN) plus 3 more

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Edition
Young readers edition.
Description
xi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
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
"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.
Audience
Ages 8-12.
Subject
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ISBN
9780316353731 (hardcover)
0316353736 (hardcover)
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