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Message 2669 - Posted: 23 Sep 2013, 15:39:41 UTC

This sounds like an interesting museum tour for anyone interested in cryptography or anything related to World War II.

Geek's Guide to Britain
High commands and dirty words in German – the story retold
By Gavin Clarke, 20th September 2013

...That’s because the encrypted communications used by the Luftwaffe – thousands of messages about flight operations and targets – had been hacked by code-breakers of Bletchley Park, just outside Milton Keynes.

All this and more was only made possible by the fact Bletchley was a massive operation: between 9,000 and 12,000 dedicated staff (numbers vary) working intensely in shifts around the clock cracking hundreds of thousands encrypted Axis military signals.

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