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Code cracking for kids : secret communications throughout history, with 21 codes and ciphers

Author: Jean Daigneau
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A hands-on guide to introduce kids to the fascinating world of secret codes and ciphers, Code Cracking For Kids explores many aspects of cryptology, including famous people who used and invented codes and ciphers, such as Julius Caesar and Thomas Jefferson; codes used during wars, including the Enigma machine, whose cracking helped the Allies gather critical information on German intelligence in World War II; and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Daigneau
ISBN: 9781641601382 1641601388
OCLC Number: 1104918944
Notes: Resource available in 2019.
Target Audience: Ages 9 & up
Description: 129 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Other Titles: Secret communications throughout history, with 21 codes and ciphers
Secret communications throughout history, with twenty-one codes and ciphers
Responsibility: Jean Daigneau.

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"A hands-on guide to introduce kids to the fascinating world of secret codes and ciphers, Code Cracking For Kids explores many aspects of cryptology, including famous people who used and invented codes and ciphers, such as Julius Caesar and Thomas Jefferson; codes used during wars, including the Enigma machine, whose cracking helped the Allies gather critical information on German intelligence in World War II; and work currently being done by the US government, such as in the National Security Agency"--

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