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Morse Code Wrens of Station X: Bletchley's Outer Circle
Anne Glyn- Jones opens up the secret world of the interceptors of German Morse Code signals during World War II. Leaving her girls boarding school with romantic ideas about joining the navy as a Wren, Anne had no idea that she would be working for the mysterious 'Station X', which we now know to be Bletchley Park. Round the clock shifts, bed bugs, rats and poor diet took ...more
Published February 1st 2017 by Amphora Press
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This is a quietly important book. It should be recommended reading on a school history syllabus, because this is history as it was really lived. The book is important to me, as well, in two other aspects: firstly, it helps explain why the British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan declared ‘You’ve never had it so good’ towards the end of the 1950s; and why my parents’ generation, who were involved in the WWII as what we now call ‘teenagers’, became so annoyed with my hippy generation. Compared with ...more