Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park by Michael Smith

Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park by Michael Smith

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The true story of the breaking of the Enigma code at Bletchley Park during the Second World War. This feat, breaking a code that the Germans believed to be unbreakable, was to play a major part in the winning of the war. Smith gives examples explaining how it worked and how it was deciphered enabling the layman to understanding the code itself.

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Tied to a Channel 4 television series in three one-hour parts, this is the story of the breaking of the Enigma code at Bletchley Park during World War II. That remarkable feat - breaking a code that the Germans believed to be unbreakable - was to play a major part in the outcome of the war. The book draws on official files and the testimonies of survivors to tell the story of a unique institution and the people who worked there. Examples designed to be intelligible to the layman are provided to illustrate how the code worked and how it was deciphered.

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SKU GOR002778636
Title Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park
Author By (author) Michael Smith
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 0752221892
ISBN 13 9780752221892
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

Tied to a Channel 4 television series in three one-hour parts, this is the story of the breaking of the Enigma code at Bletchley Park during World War II. That remarkable feat - breaking a code that the Germans believed to be unbreakable - was to play a major part in the outcome of the war. The book draws on official files and the testimonies of survivors to tell the story of a unique institution and the people who worked there. Examples designed to be intelligible to the layman are provided to illustrate how the code worked and how it was deciphered.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002778636
Title Station X: The Codebreakers of Bletchley Park
Author By (author) Michael Smith
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 0752221892
ISBN 13 9780752221892
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.