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Jun 25, 2024

Candice Fleming, award-winning author and historian, joins us to discuss her latest book "The Enigma Girls," a compelling narrative about the young women who played a crucial role in breaking Nazi codes during World War II at Bletchley Park. With over 60 books to her name, Fleming brings her expertise in crafting engaging historical narratives for readers of all ages.

Discussed in this Episode:

  • The untold story of teenage girls who became codebreakers at Bletchley Park
  • The rigorous secrecy surrounding Bletchley Park and its impact on the young women's lives
  • Insights into the Enigma machine and the complex process of breaking German codes
  • The challenges of researching and writing about classified wartime operations
  • The lasting impact of these young women's contributions to the Allied victory in WWII



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