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The secret life of Bletchley Park

Sinclair McKay

The secret life of Bletchley Park

the WWII codebreaking centre by the men and women who were there

by Sinclair McKay

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Published by Aurum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cryptography,
  • Electronic intelligence,
  • Great Britain,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Great Britain. Government Communications Headquarters,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSinclair McKay
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.C88 M39 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 336 p. :
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24909890M
    ISBN 101845135393
    ISBN 109781845135393
    LC Control Number2011431294
    OCLC/WorldCa495599004

    this book gives an overview of the cryptanalytic work of both the Buiro Szyfrów in Poland and the ultra project in Bletchley Park, provides mechanical and mathematical details of the enigma machine and summarizes ultra‘s influence on the Second World War. Furthermore the lorenz cipher machine – the second important. Enigma ( film) is a fictional story about the Enigma codebreakers in Bletchley Park where a love affair between coworkers is a main topic. Hut 33 focuses on day-to-day life in Bletchley Park, and so, discusses women's daily lives in Bletchley Park. See also. List of women in Bletchley Park; List of people associated with Bletchley ParkRelated articles: Colossus computer.

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