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

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9781451617528
9781451617535
159413720
9781410456472
9781594137204
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Grouping Title girls of atomic city the untold story of the women who helped win world war ii
Grouping Author kiernan denise
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display_description This is the story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in U.S. history. The Tennessee town of Oak Ridge was created from scratch in 1942. One of the Manhattan Project's secret cities. All knew something big was happening at Oak Ridge, but few could piece together the true nature of their work until the bomb "Little Boy" was dropped over Hiroshima, Japan, and the secret was out. The reverberations from their work there, work they did not fully understand at the time, are still being felt today.
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subject_facet , Biography, History, Interviews, Large type books, Manners and customs, Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- Biography, Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century, Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century, Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- History -- 20th century, Official secrets, Official secrets -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Tennessee -- Oak Ridge, United States, Uranium enrichment, Uranium enrichment -- History -- 20th century, Women, Women -- Tennessee -- Oak Ridge -- Interviews, Women employees, Women employees -- Tennessee -- Oak Ridge -- History -- 20th century, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee -- Oak Ridge, World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Tennessee -- Oak Ridge
title_display The girls of Atomic City : the untold story of the women who helped win World War II
title_full The girls of Atomic City : the untold story of the women who helped win World War II / Denise Kiernan
title_short The girls of Atomic City :
title_sub the untold story of the women who helped win World War II
topic_facet History, Large type books, Manners and customs, Official secrets, Social life and customs, Uranium enrichment, Women, Women employees, World War, 1939-1945