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Code Girls

The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II (Young Readers Edition)

By Liza Mundy
Narrated by Erin Bennett / 14 hours 4 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"Prodigiously researched and engrossing."---New York Times Book Review

"Fascinating.... Addictively readable."---Boston Globe

"Code Girls

reveals a hidden army of female cryptographers, whose work played a

crucial role in ending World War II.... Mundy has rescued a piece of

forgotten history, and given these American heroes the recognition they

deserve."---Nathalia Holt, bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls

Recruited

by the U.S. Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more

than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II.

While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to

Washington and learned the meticulous work of code-breaking. Their

efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives, and gave them access

to careers previously denied to them. A strict vow of secrecy nearly

erased their efforts from history; now, through

dazzling research and

interviews with surviving code girls, bestselling author Liza Mundy

brings to life this riveting and vital story of American courage,

service, and scientific accomplishment.

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Author
Narrator Erin Bennett
ISBN 9781478922711
Length 14 hours 4 minutes
Language English
Publisher Hachette Audio
Publication Date
Abridged No
 

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