Now in their 80s and 90s, the girls of Atomic City are no longer in the dark about the jobs they took during the summer of 1943. But back then, as young employees of the Clinton Engineering Works, they knew only a few things for sure about the place they would call home for the next two years.
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“The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II”
Touchstone Books, $27, 320 pages