Top secret Rosies the female computers of World War II

Format: DVD ©2010.
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Summary
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.
Additional Information
Subjects Women mathematicians -- Biography.
Women mathematicians -- History -- 20th century.
Women mathematicians -- United States -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female.
Ballistics -- Tables.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.
Documentary films.
Historical films.
War films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [United States] :PBS Distribution,©2010.
Contributors Erickson, LeAnn.
Baughman, Cynthia.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Originally produced as a documentary in 2010.
Bonus feature: meet the documentary subjects in the film's trailer.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781608833320
1608833321
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