BBC – Enigma replica ‘homage to heroes’

BBC – Enigma replica ‘homage to heroes’

It has taken 10 years and about 60 volunteers to rebuild piece-by-piece a replica of the Turing Bombe – the vital machine which cracked the Nazis’ Enigma Code.

Against seemingly impossible odds the electro-mechanical device enabled cryptographers to decode more than 3,000 German messages in a day, changing the course of World War II.

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July 21, 2016

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