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Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII

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Catalogue Number:  041339
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2010
Running Time:  60


DVD Price:  $64.95
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In 1942 soon after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a secret military program was launched to recruit female mathematicians who would become human 'computers' for the US military. Top Secret 'Rosies': The Female 'Computers' of WWII shares a story of the women and technology that helped win a war and usher in the modern computer age.


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