Denise Kiernan, "The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II"
ISBN: 1451617526 | 2013 | EPUB/MOBI | 400 pages | 6 MB/8 MB
AT THE HEIGHT OF WORLD WAR II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents, consuming more electricity than New York City. But to most of the world, the town did not exist. Thousands of civilians–many of them young women from small towns across the South–were recruited to this secret city, enticed by solid wages and the promise of war-ending work.