The Impact of Code-breaking in the Second World War
By (author) Maurice Freedman
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Unravelling Enigma by Maurice Freedman
Book DescriptionSeldom out of the news for long, code-breaking has had a bad time in the media so far, readers and viewers often finding it as perplexing as it is intriguing. As one of the greatest achievements of the century, code- breaking is a fascinating story, but all too often misunderstood and felt to be obscure. The author covers the story from the early code-breaking efforts through the rickety structure of the pre-war Government Code and Cypher School to Bletchley Park where a large powerful organisation arose, unscrambling thousands of secret enemy messages every day. Detailing how these amazing discoveries were actually used, taking us briefly into some of the battles of the Second World War, and in some detail the Battle of the Atlantic, when Britain was in danger of starving and where the war was nearly lost. For the first time, the code-breaking story with all its complexities is told in a straightforward and readable manner, whilst at the same time it will not fail to intrigue and astonish readers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780850528107
(216mm x 135mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Maurice Freedman
Maurice Freedman was born in Wallasey, Cheshire and is married with one son. After living school in Liverpool he joined the RAF Bomber Command No 100 (Special Signals). Having lectured on code-breaking and Ultra intelligence throughout the Gloucestershire region for five years he wanted to produce a ' readable and understandable' book on the subject.
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