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Message 2800 - Posted: 24 Dec 2013, 4:06:06 UTC

It looks like Alan Turing has been officially pardoned, after 61 years. I wonder if his continuing work could have shortened the war even more, had he not lost his job?

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Message 2806 - Posted: 6 Jan 2014, 2:27:56 UTC - in response to Message 2800.

It is highly likely he would have contributed a lot more towards ending the European theater portion of the war. Not likely the Japanese would have given up as easily without the A-bombs or eventually without a lot of American GIs getting killed invading the home island.

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