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

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Full title girls of atomic city the untold story of the women who helped win world war ii
Author kiernan denise
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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