Codebreakers The Inside Story of Bletchley Park

ISBN-10: 0192801325
ISBN-13: 9780192801326
Edition: 1993
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

With many colourful anecdotes and vivid descriptions, this is the first authentic account of daily life at Government Communications Headquarters, Bletchley Park, the most successful intelligence agency in history. Described by Churchill as the 'secret weapon' that 'won the war', the men and women of Bletchley Park here combine to write their story in full. This book gives fascinating insights into recruitment and training, together with a full and accurate account of codes and ciphers and how they are broken.

List of plates
List of figures
Glossary and abbreviations
Introduction. The influence of Ultra in the Second World War
The production of Ultra intelligence
Life in and out of Hut 3
The Duty Officer, Hut 3
A naval officer in Hut 3
The Z Watch in Hut 4, Part I
The Z Watch in Hut 4, Part II
Italian naval decrypts
Naval Section VI
Anglo-American signals intelligence co-operation
An American at Bletchley Park
Bletchley Park, the Admiralty, and naval Enigma
Enigma
The Enigma machine: Its mechanism and use
Hut 6: Early days
Hut 6: 1941-1945
Hut 8 and naval Enigma, Part I
Hut 8 and naval Enigma, Part II
The Abwehr Enigma
The bombes
Fish
An introduction to Fish
Enigma and Fish
The Tunny machine
Operation Tunny
Field ciphers and tactical codes
Recollections of Bletchley Park, France, and Cairo
Army Ultra's Poor Relations
Navy Ultra's Poor Relations
Tactical signals of the German Air Force
Japanese codes
Japanese naval codes
Bedford-Bletchley-Kilindini-Colombo
Japanese military codes
Japanese Army Air Force codes at Bletchley Park and Delhi
Recollections of temps perdu at Bletchley Park
How the Bletchley Park buildings took shape
Index of codes, ciphers, and cryptanalysis
General index

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