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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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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

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

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

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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Kahn, David

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5485 KAH

Marks, Leo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 1998

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

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

Mundy, Liza

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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

Fisher-Alaniz, Karen.

Summary: On his 81st birthday, without explanation, Karen Alaniz's father placed two weathered notebooks on her lap. Inside were more than 400 pages of letters he'd written to his parents during WWII. She began reading them, and the more she read, the more she discovered about the man she never knew and the secret role he played in WWII. With painful memories now at the forefront of his thoughts, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54867 FIS

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54867 FISHER, MURRAY WILLIAM ALA

Marks, Leo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

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

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

Harris, Robert

Summary: A fictional account of the desperate efforts to break the Nazi's Enigma code takes place in a British railway town, a struggle that becomes complicated by the pivotal disappearance of a beautiful cryptographer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

McKay, Sinclair.

Summary: Describes the vastly different types of people working alongside each other at Britain's Government Code and Cypher School and how they passed their time at this extraordinary facility when they weren't working on projects vital to saving the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group 2012

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

Russell, Francis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1981

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 940.53 WOR

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

Holiday, Samuel

Summary: "Samuel Holiday was one of a small group of Navajo men enlisted by the Marine Corps during World War II to use their native language to transmit secret communications on the battlefield. Under the Eagle ranges from Holiday's childhood years in rural Monument Valley, Utah, into the world of the United States's Pacific campaign against Japan--to Kwajalein, Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima. Central to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 HOLIDAY, SAMUEL HOL

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: "As a boy, Chester Nez was taught his native language and culture were useless, but he was later called on to use his Navajo language to help create an unbreakable military code during WWII"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2018

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Nez, Chester.

Summary: Chester Nez, the last surviving member of the original twenty-nine code talkers, discusses his life growing up in the Checkerboard Area of the Navajo reservation, and shares the story of how he helped the United States develop and implement a secret military language based on his native language during World War II that became the only unbroken code in modern warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2011

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Mundy, Liza

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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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Lee, Bruce.

Summary: The author shows the effects on decrypted Japanese diplomatic cyphers impacted Chief of Staff George C. Marshall and others in their prosecution of the war, from the division of Europe, to the bombing of Japan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1995

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

Sebag-Montefiore, Hugh.

Summary: Recounts a true tale of espionage, retracing the successful Allied effort to break the German "Enigma" code.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: J. Wiley 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5485 SEB

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Summary: During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charges of "gross indecency," an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality - little did officials know, they were actually...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA IMI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IMI RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE IMI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Imitation 2015

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