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February 11, 2011 AT 12:22 pm

Top Secret Rosies

Looking back on a little-known part of the war effort that recruited female mathematicians to work as “computers” for the U.S. Army during World War II, this eye-opening documentary sheds light on some remarkable unsung heroines. From developing ballistics tables to programming the first electronic computer designed to improve Army efficiency, these top-secret “Rosies” made critical wartime contributions.

You can stream it via Netflix and Amazon also has it for sale.


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