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The Woman Who Smashed Codes

A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies

by Jason Fagone

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The Woman Who Smashed Codes
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A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies
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Jason Fagone

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Traces the life of Elizebeth Smith, who met and married groundbreaking cryptologist William Friedman and worked with him to discover and expose Nazi spy rings in South America by cracking multiple versions of the Enigma machine.