Sharing the Burden: Women Coders During World War II (Online)

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Women played a large, but rarely told, role in WWII cryptology. College women were recruited from math departments at colleges around the country to learn cryptanalysis. Thousands of other women joining the Army and Navy were assigned to code work operating machines that broke enemy codes or transmitting coded messages to Washington. This is their story.

This virtual program is presented in partnership with the National Cryptologic Museum

*Registration for this event will begin on February 24, 2021 HERE