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The girls of Atomic City : the untold story of the women who helped win World War II /

In this book the author traces the story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge, Tennessee through interviews with dozens of surviving women and other Oak Ridge residents. This is the story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the... Full description

Main Author: Kiernan, Denise.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2013
Edition: 1st ed.
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Contents: Revelation, August 1945 -- Everything will be taken care of : train to nowhere, August 1943. Tubealloy : the Bohemian Grove to the Appalachian Hills, September 1942 -- Peaches and pearls : the taking of Site X, Fall 1942. Tubealloy : Ida and the atom, 1934 -- Through the gates : Clinton Engineer Works, Fall 1943. Tubealloy : Lise and fission, 1938 -- Bull pens and creeps : the Project's welcome for new employees. Tubealloy : Leona and success in Chicago, December 1942 -- Only temporary : spring into Summer, 1944. Tubealloy : the quest for product -- To work. Tubealloy : the couriers -- Rhythms of life. Tubealloy : Security, censorship, and the press -- The one about fireflies. Tubealloy : pumpkins, spies, and chicken soup, Fall 1944 -- The unspoken : sweethearts and secrets. Tubealloy : combining efforts in the New Year -- Curiosity and silence. Tubealloy : the project's crucial spring -- Innocence lost. Tubealloy : hope and the haberdasher, April-May 1945 -- Sand jumps in the desert, July 1945 -- The gadget revealed -- Dawn of a thousand suns -- Life in the new age.
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