Liza Mundy: Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Codebreakers of World War II

at in store on 12/06/2017, 06:00 pm
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"New Orleans", LA
 
"895-2266"
 
"http://www.gardendistrictbookshop.com"
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. This book is available in hardcover ($28.00). Liza Mundy discusses and signs her book, Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Codebreakers of World War II. If you are unable to attend, you must call the book shop to order signed books. Event date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm Event address: Garden District Book Shop 2727 Prytania Street New Orleans, LA 70130

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