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The Resource Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II, Liza Mundy

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

Label
Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II
Title
Code girls
Title remainder
the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Liza Mundy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mundy, Liza
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-12
  • 1050 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
D810.C88
LC item number
M858 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cryptographers
  • Cryptography
  • Cryptographers
  • Cryptography
  • Military participation
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cryptographers
  • Cryptography
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Adventure & Adventurers
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century
  • Cryptographers
  • Cryptography
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II, Liza Mundy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1038025052
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • Young readers edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
xi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780316353731
Lccn
2018023822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1038025052
Label
Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II, Liza Mundy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1038025052
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
  • Young readers edition.
  • First edition.
Extent
xi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780316353731
Lccn
2018023822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1038025052

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