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The codebreaker

It tells the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work decoding thousands of messages for the U.S. government would send infamous gangsters to prison and bring ...

Code breaker, spy hunter : how Elizebeth Friedman changed the course of two world wars —Wallmark, Laurie, author.

In this picture book biography, young readers will learn all about Elizebeth Friedman (1892-1980), a brilliant American code breaker who smashed Nazi spy rings, took down gangsters, and created the CIA's first cryptology...

The woman who smashed codes : a true story of love, spies, and the unlikely heroine who outwitted America's enemies —Fagone, Jason, author.
Audio Book on CD
2017
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The story of the husband and wife team who defined the modern discipline of codebreaking, breaking WWII codes for the US government, becoming the Adam and Eve of the NSA.

The Woman Who Smashed Codes : A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies —Fagone, Jason, author.
EBook
2017

NATIONAL BESTSELLER NPR Best Book of 2017 "Not all superheroes wear capes, and Elizebeth Smith Friedman should be the subject of a future Wonder Woman movie." -- The New York Times Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and...

Code breaker, spy hunter how Elizabeth Friedman changed the course of two world wars

In this biography, young viewers will learn all about Elizebeth Friedman (1892-1980), the brilliant American code breaker who created the CIA's first cryptology unit.

The reader of gentlemen's mail Herbert O. Yardley and the birth of American codebreaking —Kahn, David, 1930-
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2008

Herbert Yardley had established America's first codebreaking agency in 1917. His unit was closed in 1929 by Henry Stimson, who intoned, "Gentlemen do not read each other's mail." Yardley then wrote a best-selling memoir,...

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