Voices of the Code Breakers

Voices of the Code Breakers

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This title offers a comprehensive look at the undercover war, revealing just how much of WWII was won away from the battlefields and how each side desperately tried to get into the 'mind set' of their enemies' code makers. From the British cryptologists to the Navajo Indians whose codes helped win the war against Japan, this book reveals the stories of extraordinary people and their chance finds, lucky accidents, dogged determination and moments of sheer brilliance, to expose how the war was really won. It includes an intriguing glimpse of the early history of the computer - its spectacular uses and subsequent development. It features vivid first-hand accounts from the staff of Bletchley Park, French and Dutch resistance fighters, the American secret agents and members of the Services Liaison Unit who passed on vital coded information to field commanders. It also includes a 16 page plate section with rare archive photographs.of the key players were still alive and able to answer questions: Sir Stuart Milner- Barry, former junior chess champion of Great Britain, and ... Bletchley was decrypting 10, 000 enemy signals per day); they not only pioneered the development of the computer, and so helped ... ofroundersin front of that hideous Victorian mansion; Ithinkof chess-players, crossword- puzzle addicts, Egyptologists, numismatists, anbsp;...

Title:Voices of the Code Breakers
Author: Michael Paterson
Publisher:F+W Media, Inc. - 2007-04-20

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