[Boatanchors] Boatanchors Used on Boats

Frank Barnes fbw4npn at gmail.com
Mon Sep 9 16:53:55 EDT 2019

For those who can access the Chapel Hill NC library, the book is available
there in book, e-book and audio book formats.

On Mon, Sep 9, 2019 at 7:09 AM Wilson Lamb <infomet at embarqmail.com> wrote:

> I just read the incredible bio of Elizebeth Friedman, a pioneer
> cryptanalyst.
> Aside from crucial contributions to WWI AND WWII crypto work, she ran the
> Coast Guard's
> crypto shop that chased rum runners during Prohibition.
> Does anyone have info on this work, the radios or people involved?
> I'm guessing there were a couple of radio wizards to whom the bootleggers
> turned for their designs/installations, given the necessity for
> discretion...
> The book is "The Woman who Smashed Codes" and it's in some libraries or
> pretty cheaply on Ebay.
> Her husband, William, was also a crypto pioneer who gave heroic service,
> at the expense of his health.
> Wilson
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Frank Barnes
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