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History Society | Breaking the Codes at Bletchley Park
7 March 2018 @ 7:30 pm£3
Few people are better placed than Bob Skelt to explain the secrets of code breaking: he worked at GCHQ for many years, and later became a guide at Bletchley Park, the top secret establishment known during the Second World War simply as “Station X”. Hear him reveal how Bletchley’s remarkable staff of decoders and analysts – many of them women – used forerunners of computers known as bombes to crack 18,000 enemy messages a day while keeping the secrets of winning the war safe.
Members free, visitors welcome (£3).
Photo by Antoine Taveneaux (own work), CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons
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