Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of World War II

Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of World War II

Director: LeAnn Erickson

Cast: LeAnn Erickson

     
 
While the image of the female faction of WWII was Rosie rolling up her sleeves and doing factory work, another group of women did more behind-the-scenes work that few may know about. Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of World War II tells the stories of female mathematicians who used burgeoning technology on projects like analyzing data to perfect aerial

Overview

While the image of the female faction of WWII was Rosie rolling up her sleeves and doing factory work, another group of women did more behind-the-scenes work that few may know about. Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of World War II tells the stories of female mathematicians who used burgeoning technology on projects like analyzing data to perfect aerial bombing. This chance of a lifetime gave the women the opportunity to use their education, support their country, and do jobs they might not otherwise have gotten.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/11/2011
UPC:
0841887013352
Original Release:
2010
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
17,759

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of World War II
1. Prologue [1:52]
2. 1936 [14:03]
3. The Sky Was Full of Us [12:40]
4. There Is Place for Everything [8:35]
5. Computer [11:05]
6. Conclusion [3:35]
7. Epilogue [3:13]
8. End Credits [1:30]

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