At 88, she's a member of a senior center in Bay Ridge. She has 20 great-grandchildren, and she crochets baby blankets to donate to the Sunset Park Family Health Center.
But 68 years ago Ruth Soranno worked in a U.S. Navy office in Washington, D.C., helping the Allies decipher Japanese code.
“We knew we would destroy the enemy. And we did,” she told the Brooklyn Eagle in a profile Monday.
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|WAVES breaking codes. The Mariners' Museum at Free Republic|
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