H5F: Denise Kiernan – The Girls of Atomic City

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H5F-Atomic-City-webAugust 5, 2016 – Today, we’re going to hear from author, journalist and producer Denise Kiernan. Her latest book is, The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II. Kiernan is the author of several history books, including Signing Their Lives Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence, and Signing Their Rights Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the United States Constitution.

You can follow today’s History in 5 Friday author on Twitter @DeniseKiernan, and visit her online at DeniseKiernan.com, or GirlsofAtomicCity.com.

To meet the British counterparts to the Girls of Atomic City — the code breaking WRENS who cracked the riddle of Hitler’s Enigma machine — visit Bletchley Park Trust online, and subscribe to the Bletchley Park Podcast on iTunes or Audioboom.

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