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The Resource Code girls : the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II, Liza Mundy, (large print:)

Code girls : the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II, Liza Mundy, (large print:)

Label
Code girls : the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II
Title
Code girls
Title remainder
the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Liza Mundy
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the contributions of more than ten thousand American women who served as codebreakers during World War II, detailing how their efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives, and enabled their subsequent careers
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CO2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mundy, Liza
Dewey number
940.54/86730922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
D810.C88
LC item number
M86 2017b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cryptographers
  • Cryptography
  • Large type books
Label
Code girls : the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II, Liza Mundy, (large print:)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-620)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The secret letters -- Introduction: "Your country needs you, young ladies" -- Part I. "In the event of total war women will be needed" -- Twenty-eight acres of girls -- "This is a man's size job, but I seem to be getting away with it" -- The most difficult problem -- "So many girls in one place" -- Part II. "Over all this vast expanse of waters Japan was supreme" -- "It was heart-rending" -- "Q for communications" -- The forlorn shoe -- "Hell's half-acre" -- "It was only human to complain" -- Pencil-pushing mamas sink the shipping of Japan -- Part III. The tide turns -- Sugar camp -- "All my love, Jim" -- "Enemy landing at the mouth of the Seine" -- Teedy -- The surrender message -- Good-bye to Crow -- Epilogue: The mitten
Control code
on1004674251
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 620 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316439893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Code girls : the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II, Liza Mundy, (large print:)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 559-620)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The secret letters -- Introduction: "Your country needs you, young ladies" -- Part I. "In the event of total war women will be needed" -- Twenty-eight acres of girls -- "This is a man's size job, but I seem to be getting away with it" -- The most difficult problem -- "So many girls in one place" -- Part II. "Over all this vast expanse of waters Japan was supreme" -- "It was heart-rending" -- "Q for communications" -- The forlorn shoe -- "Hell's half-acre" -- "It was only human to complain" -- Pencil-pushing mamas sink the shipping of Japan -- Part III. The tide turns -- Sugar camp -- "All my love, Jim" -- "Enemy landing at the mouth of the Seine" -- Teedy -- The surrender message -- Good-bye to Crow -- Epilogue: The mitten
Control code
on1004674251
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 620 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780316439893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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