Tag Archives: WWII

SILENCE MEANS SECURITY RELEASED

I am very pleased to announce that SILENCE MEANS SECURITY is now available on Amazon.com in paperback and kindle versions. Soon to be released on Barnes & Noble website.  Check out the book website at http://www.barbaranicodemus.com Barbara Nicodemus, Daughter of … Continue reading

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SILENCE MEANS SECURITY

SILENCE MEANS SECURITY, Secrets of a WWII Code-Breaking WAC, the title of my upcoming book scheduled to be released this Fall.  The title was taken from this SIS poster which hung in US Army Signal Intelligence offices throughout the world … Continue reading

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I have a Publisher!

Today, I received a signed agreement with Moonshine Cove Publishing LLC, to publish my book, Secrets of a SigInt WAC. I begin the process to ready my creative nonfiction for publication. I am filled with gratitude that this incredible untold … Continue reading

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Secrets of a SigInt Wac Draft 4 Completed!

My Writing Desk After my cousin, Karen read the 2nd draft of a book I am writing based on my mother’s service in the Southwest Pacific during WWII, she said, “You will have at least 7 drafts, Barbara Sue.” Deflated … Continue reading

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Star-Spangled Girl Only 19 When She Enlisted

Ninety years ago today, Billie Jean Edwards was born in Lubbock, Texas. October 1943 only 19 years old, she walked into an Army Recruiting office in Beaumont, Texas. Knowing you must be 21 to enlist in the Women’s Army Corps, … Continue reading

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Honoring 3 Fine Ladies on Memorial Day

WAC Pals, Corky, Vivian & Nicky bonded at Fort Dix and volunteered to go to the Pacific. ‘First station at Ft. Dix, New Jersey. Arrived December 24, 1943 where I met my two best buddies Agnes Bard “Corky” and Vivian … Continue reading

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One Last Stop – The National Archives College Park

The snow didn’t stop us from our final day of research. First we acquired our research cards by watching a video on how to treat and protect the records. Modern Military records including the WWII collection is housed in the … Continue reading

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The Women of Collington – A National Treasure

Our visit to Collington yielded a treasure trove. Our gracious hostess and dear friend Anna Shea invited us to stay at the Collington Retirement Community in Mitchellville, Maryland. I had interviewed two of her friends, Sue and Ricky, on a … Continue reading

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WAC Field Trip Cryptologic Museum

We spent our Saturday at the National Cryptologic Museum at Fort Meade, Maryland, http://www.nsa.gov/about/cryptologic_heritage/museum/. The Museum was packed with Boy Scouts, families, students and even a NSA police dog with his handler. We took a walk through cryptologic time beginning … Continue reading

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WAC Field Trip

Fort Lee Virginia, first stop on our WAC Field Trip. Pook, my good friend from Knoxville, creative computer graphics photographer and artist extraordinaire has agreed to join me in this exploration as my official photographer. Our goal is to visit … Continue reading

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