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Smith, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arcade Pub. 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 SMI

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Summary: 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 down a massive, near-invisible Nazi spy ring in WWII. A suburban wife and mother who led a secret double life, her remarkable contributions to the science of cryptology would...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Wallmark, Laurie

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Summary: 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 unit. Her story came to light when her secret papers were finally declassified in 2015. From thwarting notorious rumrunners with only paper and pencil to "counter-spying into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2021

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Blackwood, Gary L.

Summary: From the ingenious ciphers of Italian princes to the spy books of the Civil War to the advanced techniques of the CIA, codes and code breaking have played important roles throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 652.8 BLA

DeBrosse, Jim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEB

Gorenberg, Gershom

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "As World War II rages in North Africa, General Irwin Rommel marches his troops swiftly through Egypt, aiming to overrun he entire Middle East. An uncanny sense of his enemies' weaknesses and positions informs each move. The Nazis, somehow, have a source for the Allies' greatest secrets. Yet Rommel is not the only one with stolen knowledge. allies cryptographers are breaking the extraordinarily...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs, Hachette Book Group 2021

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Summary: Follow the fascinating story of America's journey into World War II and discover the remarkable, selfless courage and bravery of Americans both at home and abroad that literally turned the tide of the war against Adolf Hitler.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment LLC 2005

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Baker, Brynn.

Summary: "Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Navajo code talkers and the impact they made during times of war and conflict"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.54 BAK

Mundy, Liza

Summary: Documents the contributions of more than ten thousand American women who served as codebreakers during World War II, detailing how their efforts shortened the war, saved countless lives, and enabled their subsequent careers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 MUN

Pincock, Stephen.

Summary: A four-thousand-year history of cryptography ranges from the time of the ancient Egyptian pharaohs to the present, explaining encryption's development and evolution, looking at famous codes, and offering clues for code-breaking.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Elwin Street 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 652.809 PIN

Budiansky, Stephen

Summary: "A sweeping history of the NSA and its codebreaking achievements from World War II through the Cold War shares insights into the challenges faced by cryptanalysts and their role in some of the most complicated events of the twentieth century,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 BUD

Janeczko, Paul B.

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Summary: Discusses and provides practice in making and breaking codes and ciphers, as well as in building simple coding devices to transmit secret messages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1984

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 001.5436 JAN

Janeczko, Paul B.

Summary: Presents history, trivia, and code-breaking tales in a guide book to the world of secret writing that includes examples of a variety of codes and ciphers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2004

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 652.8 JAN

Aaseng, Nathan.

Summary: Describes how the American military in World War II used a group of Navajo Indians to create an indecipherable code based on their native language.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5486 AAS

Downing, Taylor

Summary: World War I is often viewed as a war fought by armies of millions living and fighting in trenches, aided by brutal machinery that cost the lives of many. But behind all of this an intellectual war was also being fought between engineers, chemists, code-breakers, physicists, doctors, mathematicians, and intelligence gatherers. This hidden war was to make a positive and lasting contribution to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.4 DOW

Mundy, Liza

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 MUN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 Mundy 2017

Summary: The facts, fiction and the phenomenon of Dan Brown's 'The Da Vinci Code' brought to life in this fascinating documentary. Discover the interwoven facts, history, paintings and real-life locations that inspired Dan Brown's tale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment 2006

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Summary: Still reeling from the disappearance of his lover, a brilliant code-breaker is summoned to Blechley Park, Britain's top-secret intellengence campus. Now he must face his toughest assignment - crack the Nazis' infamous Engima codes. Putting together the pieces of a puzzle, he discovers the reason for his lovers' disappearance to U-boats closing in on Allied cargo ships to a mass grave in Poland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ENI

Churchhouse, R. F.

Summary: Annotation The design of code and cipher systems has undergone major changes in modern times. Powerful personal computers have resulted in an explosion of e-banking, e-commerce and e-mail, and as a consequence the encryption of communications to ensure security has become a matter of public interest and importance. This book describes and analyzes many cipher systems ranging from the earliest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 652.8 CHU

Kahn, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1967

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 652.8 KAH

Nez, Chester.

Summary: A retired Marine and Navajo Indian describes his experiences as one of twenty-nine top-secret code talkers during World War II and how his life growing up on the Checkerboard Area of the Navajo Reservation prepared him for his service.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.54 NEZ, CHESTER Nez

Paterson, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David & Charles 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 PAT

Smith, Michael

Summary: "In 1939, the first of what would be several thousand students, professors, linguists, mathematicians, military officers, chess players of international repute, actresses, and debutantes quietly reported to a Victorian mansion called Bletchely Park, in Buckinghamshire, outside of London. This workplace became "Station X", the Allies' top-secret center for deciphering enemy codes". -- Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TV Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 SMI

Bamford, James.

Summary: This scrupulously documented account of the NSA's tireless hunt for intelligence dissects an organization that monitors enemies and allies alike--a leviathan whose influence has both prevented and provoked world conflict. Relying on testimony and documents never meant for the public eye, Bamford reveals espionage activities and profiles the commanders and the soldiers responsible for the covert...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 BAM

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