Codebreaking Sisters: Our Secret War

Owtram, Patricia

£8.99

Patricia and Jean Owtram are possibly the only living sisters to have both signed the wartime Official Secrets Act. When war breaks out in 1939, Patricia and Jean join the Wrens, where they quickly pick up Morse code, and are tasked with intercepting enemy messages and feeding them back to Bletchley Park.

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Two sisters, one war and an extraordinary family secret

1939. In the nation’s hour of need, brave sisters Patricia and Jean Owtram answered the call of duty.

With their fierce intelligence and steely determination, these remarkable young women would stop at nothing to help crack the Enigma code, support Allied troops, and defeat the Nazis.

Their top-secret mission would finally see the tide of war turn in Britain’s favour…

This is their incredible true story.

Additional information

Weight 381 g
Dimensions 198 × 150 × 22 mm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

vii, 311 , 8 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

940.5486410922 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K