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

Kiernan, Denise. (Author).

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-347) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: Kiernan traces the astonishing story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge, Tennessee--one of the Manhattan Project's secret cities.
Subject: Women employees Tennessee Oak Ridge History 20th century
Uranium enrichment
Official secrets United States History 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 Women
World War, 1939-1945
Oak Ridge (Tenn.)
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) Biography
Genre: NonFiction.
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