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Code name White Alice, not explained

Army Corps of Engineers website

 

August 10, 2017



The history of the code name White Alice is lost to history.

Those devising the code name may have selected it as an acronym or just a name with no special meaning.

One claim has Alice an acronym for Alaska Integrated Communications Enterprise. Air Force regulations required two words in a code name. A second word White, represented the long Alaskan winter. Alice White would work, but a silent screen star already had that name and person’s names could not be used.

Transposing the two words solved the problem. Another assertion was that White Alice was not an acronym. Possibly an imaginati...



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