Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Liza Mundy

Narrated By: Erin Bennett

Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA

Date: October 2017

Duration: 14 hours 0 minutes

Summary:

The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II--a 'prodigiously researched and engrossing' (New York Times) book that 'shines a light on a hidden chapter of American history' (Denver Post).

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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  • nab6215

    This was an extraordinary account of code-breaking in the US. I had no idea that this was how it was done. The author did her best to weave personal stories between dry logic and mathematics. The bounce between the two was a bit strange because the women's stories were light and bouncy and math is not. This book should be a must read in the classroom.

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