The Resource The debs of Bletchley Park, (ebook)

The debs of Bletchley Park, (ebook)

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The debs of Bletchley Park
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The debs of Bletchley Park
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eng
Summary
For Winston Churchill the men and women at Bletchley Park were 'the geese the laid the golden eggs', providing important intelligence that led to the Allied victory in the Second World War. At the peak of Bletchley's success, a total of twelve thousand people worked there of whom more than eight thousand were women. These included a former ballerina who helped to crack the Enigma Code; a debutante working for the Admiralty with a direct line to Churchill; the convent girl who operated the Bombes, the top secret machines that tested Enigma settings; and the German literature student whose codebreaking saved countless lives at D-Day. All these women were essential cogs in a very large machine, yet their stories have been kept secret. In The Debs of Bletchley Park and Other Stories author Michael Smith, trustee of Bletchley Park and chair of the Trust's Historical Advisory Committee, tells their tale. Through interviews with the women themselves and unique access to the Bletchley Park archives, Smith reveals how they came to be there, the lives they gave up to do 'their bit' for the war effort, and the part they played in the vital work of 'Station X'. They are an incredible set of women, and this is their story
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Midwest
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1952 May 1-
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Smith, Michael
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940.54/86410922
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England)
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adult
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The debs of Bletchley Park, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781781313893
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11692943
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remote
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11692943
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MWT11692943
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The debs of Bletchley Park, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781781313893
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11692943
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11692943
System control number
MWT11692943
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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