The Secret Life of Bletchley Park : The History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre by the Men and Women Who Were There
by Sinclair Mckay
Editor: AURUM PRESS
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Bletchley Park is where one of the most famous – and most crucial – wartime achievements was made: the cracking of Germany’s “Puzzle” code in which one of its most important military communications was written.This country house in rural Buckinghamshire was home to Great Britain’s most brilliant mathematical brains, such as Alan Turing, and the scene of the immense advance of technology – indeed, the birth of modern computer science.The army of codes to be deciphered, but he had largely contributed to transforming both the Battle of the Atlantic and the war in North Africa.But, though much has been written about the experts, and codebreaking, of the fiction and non-fiction of Robert Harris and Ian McEwan Andrew Hodges “Turing’s biography” – this is what thousands of men and women who lived and worked there during the war.What has been life for them – bizarre, secret territory between civilian and militarySinclair McKay’s book is the first in history for the reader of life at Bletchley Park, and an astonishing collection of people’s memories today in their eighties – skating on the frozen lake in patterns (an Angus Wilson depression, the novelist, once thrown into the) – of a young Roy Jenkins, useless to codebreaking, of the fakes near to the
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