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How does the fact that the women were never recognized for their contributions to war efforts reflect the sexism?

Mundy's work highlights the sexist views of the time by reiterating the fact that female code breakers were never truly recognized for their accomplishments. Seventy-five years after the events of World War II, majority of the American public was unaware of the extraordinary feats of the code breakers.

Why does Mundy include several anecdotes regarding fathers and daughters?

In an attempt to highlight, or perhaps break down, sexist barriers, Mundy describes several instances in which daughters wanted nothing more to disclose their critical role in the war efforts to their fathers.

What appears to be the one aspect in which men in the service are judged more heavily than women?

Mundy notes that perhaps men are more scrutinized about their private lives, most particularly their sexual orientation. She...

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