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Life Within Limits

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A World War II WAC recalls everyday life within the confines of her military service and the fences of wartime Los Alamos. Illustrations include personal photographs and mementos, certificates of appreciation, and the WAC detachment roll.
Paperback, 2nd ed, 66 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Los Alamos Historical Society (first published June 1st 1993)
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Sep 28, 2009 Vicky rated it liked it
Shelves: history
A quick read I picked up on our visit to Los Alamos, NM. Story of a WAC who served as a switchboard operator at the top-secret atomic-bobm laboratory at the end of WWII. I liked the insight from a personal as opposed to a technical point of view of life on the "hill". We also visited the museum there full of pictures and other historical items and stories of this period of our history.
Oct 14, 2009 Shelly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: WWII Buffs
Recommended to Shelly by: Vicky
VERY interesting, especially after 109 East Palace. Different perspective and I love that little insight about Col. Groves - hysterical!!!

You can't help but say a prayer of thanks for these awesome men and women and the accomplishments they achieved. There is no way that an enterprise of this magnitude would happen in today's society.

Good Read!
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