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The Hut Six story : breaking the Enigma codes

Author: Gordon Welchman
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Now, for the first time, the insider?s view of the Enigma story and other clandestine operations is revealed by Gordon Welchman, a top British mathematician who was largely responsible for the crucial achievements at Bletchley Park in the first months of the war"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Welchman, Gordon.
Hut Six story.
New York: McGraw-Hill, ©1982
(OCoLC)572528368
Named Person: Gordon Welchman; Gordon Welchman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Welchman
ISBN: 0070691800 9780070691803
OCLC Number: 7732500
Description: ix, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Backdrop to hut six. Britain went to war --
Germany prepared for war --
pt. 2. The first year. Cottage and school : September and October 1939 --
Ideas and plans : October and November 1939 --
Early days : December 1939 to May 1940 --
Silly days : May to September 1940 --
pt. 3. The rest of the war. Hut 6 faces new problems : 1940/41-1942-1943/44/45 --
Bombes and wrens --
From interception to intelligence --
A comedy of errors --
My tasks as A.D. (Mech) : 1943 to 1945 --
The Bletchly Park environment --
pt. 4. Today. Danger signals --
Military considerations --
Communications for combat and command --
Secrecy, security, and survival.
Responsibility: Gordon Welchman.

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"Now, for the first time, the insider?s view of the Enigma story and other clandestine operations is revealed by Gordon Welchman, a top British mathematician who was largely responsible for the crucial achievements at Bletchley Park in the first months of the war"--Jacket.

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