Oral history interview with Janice N. Benario

Collection:
Oral History: Veterans History Project
Title:
Oral history interview with Janice N. Benario
Creator:
Benario, Janice N.
Date of Original:
2004
Subject:
Veterans--Interviews
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve
United States--Armed Forces--Women
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female
Defense information, Classified--United States
Defense information, Classified--Germany
World War, 1939-1945--Cryptography
Location:
United States, 39.76, -98.5
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
MovingImage
Format:
video/x-youtube
Description:
Janice N. Benario attained the rank of lieutenant junior grade as a WAVE in the U.S. Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve) during World War II; WAVE was an acronym for Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. In this interview, Benario describes her work on Ultra, a top secret project to unlock the technology of the German Enigma coding machine used to create encrypted messages.
Metadata URL:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAQX-TAixPE
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [interview title], Veterans History Project, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center
Extent:
1 interview (circa 2 mins.)
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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