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Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers Who Helped Win World War II 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 GirlsRecruited By The U.S Army And Navy From Small Towns And Elite Colleges, 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.

About the Author: Liza Mundy

Liza Mundy is the New York Times bestselling author of The Richer Sex How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family and Michelle A Biography She has worked as a reporter at the Washington Post and contributed to numerous publications including The Atlantic, TIME, The New Republic, Slate, Mother Jones, and The Guardian She is a frequent commentator on countles

10 thoughts on “Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers Who Helped Win World War II

  1. Julie Barnard Julie Barnard says:

    My mother was in the Navy during World War II doing code breaking she was at Terminal Island near Long Beach in Southern California She had been a classics major in college, studying Latin and Greek The book was ...

  2. Katie B Katie B says:

    4.5 starsSo glad I finally got around to reading this one as it was everything I hoped it would be I love reading books that showcase remarkable women doing extraordinary things Highly recommend if you enjoy non fiction, history about World War 2, and or books that celebrate t

  3. Kaitlyn Red Wing Kaitlyn Red Wing says:

    I was provided with a free copy of this book by NetGalley and Little, Brown in exchange for my honest review All opinions are my own.I m always game for a book centered around World War II Add women and their major role and you ve got me hooked Code Girls is like taking a walk through

  4. Suzanne Leopold (Suzy Approved Book Reviews) Suzanne Leopold (Suzy Approved Book Reviews) says:

    Beginning in 1941 secret letters were sent across the country to women attending college requesting their service for the war effort Tens of thousands of women from prestigious northeastern colleges, southern teaching schools, and many other walks of life answered the calls of the U.S Navy and

  5. Pamela Pamela says:

    EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT A ll along there have been female geniuses whose contributions are as important as their male counterparts It s just that far less attention had been paid to them, and often these women were denied the top spots that would have brought them recognition.Best work of

  6. Kat Kat says:

    This was an interesting look at the process by which women were recruited, trained and sent to work in code breaking facilities for the American military during World War Two I ve been enjoying some of these untold slices of history, and this was another really cool one, following young girls, mostly right out o

  7. Lisa Lisa says:

    The Interesting Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers who Helped Win World War IISUMMARYMore than 10,000 women served as codebreakers during World War II They were recruited by both the US Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges While their brothers and boyfriend took up arms, these women moved to Wa

  8. Cynthia Cynthia says:

    Though I ve long been interested in the WWll code work all my reading up until now was about Bletchley Park and the work the Brits did so Code Girls was a welcome addition to my ongoing quest for understanding of this topic The focus stays firmly on the women s perspective which was a welcome though often frustrating outlook The

  9. Katie Katie says:

    A really hard to follow but ultimately rewarding book Liza Mundy mostly describes the experiences of two code breakers Dot and Ruth Through their eyes, we are able to see the inner workings of what was one of the most secretive US operations during WWII This book is a treasure trove of information These women were responsible for saving t

  10. Kristy K Kristy K says:

    3.5 StarsIf you enjoyed The Radium Girls and Hidden Figures then you ll like Code Girls Mundy brings to life the young women who helped shape and changed the course of WWII This portion of history has been largely left out of history books and schools partially due to secrecy restrictions, partially because so much of women s role in histor

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