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Grace Hopper : admiral of the Cyber Sea

Author: Kathleen Broome Williams
Publisher: Annopolis : Naval Institute Press, 2012.
Series: Library of naval biography.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st Naval Institute Press paperack edView all editions and formats
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When grace Hooper retired as a rear admiral from the U.S. Navy in 1986, she was the first woman restricted line officer to reach flag rank and, at the age of seventy-nine, the oldest serving officer in the Navy. A mathematician by training who became a computer scientist, the eccentric and outspoken Hoper helped propel the Navy into the computer age. She also was a superb publicist for the Navy, appearing frequently  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Williams, Kathleen Broome.
Grace Hopper.
Annopolis : Naval Institute Press, 2012
Named Person: Grace Murray Hopper; Grace Murray Hopper
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Broome Williams
ISBN: 9781612512655 1612512658
OCLC Number: 818867202
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 240 pages).
Contents: 1. Remember Your Great-Grandfather the Admiral --
2. You're in the Navy Now --
3. Women Enter the World of Technology --
4. A WAVE Ordnance Officer? --
5. I'm in the Reserve, Retired, and on Active Duty --
6. The Navy's Best Recruiter? --
7. Amazing Grace.
Series Title: Library of naval biography.
Responsibility: Kathleen Broome Williams.

Abstract:

When grace Hooper retired as a rear admiral from the U.S. Navy in 1986, she was the first woman restricted line officer to reach flag rank and, at the age of seventy-nine, the oldest serving officer in the Navy. A mathematician by training who became a computer scientist, the eccentric and outspoken Hoper helped propel the Navy into the computer age. She also was a superb publicist for the Navy, appearing frequently on radio and television and quoted regularly in newspapers and magazines. Yet in spite of all the attention she received, until now ""Amazing Grace, "" as she was called, has n.

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