Historical Figures

Movies:

The Imitation Game (2014)

During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians while attempting to come to terms with his troubled private life.”

Director: Morten Tyldum.

Writers: Graham MooreAndrew Hodges (based on the book “Alan Turing The Enigma” by).

Cast: Benedict CumberbatchMatthew GoodeCharles DanceKeira KnightleyMatthew Beard.

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.”

Director: Mel Gibson.

Writers: Robert SchenkkanAndrew Knight.

Cast: Andrew Garfield.

Adult Books:

Kate Quinn, The Diamond Eye (2022)

World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story.”

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