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Bletchley Park : The Secret Archives

Bletchley Park : The Secret Archives

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by McKay, Sinclair | Unclassified
Published 04/02/2016 by Quarto Publishing PLC (Aurum) in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 176 pages
256 x 224 x 37mm | 1432g

This is beautifully slipcased

presented collector'

s edition of the best selling title, The Lost World of Bletchley Park,

a comprehensive illustrated history of this remarkable place, from its prewar heyday as a country estate, its wartime requisition and how it became the place where modern computing was invented and the German Enigma code was cracked, to its post-war dereliction and then rescue towards the end of the twentieth century as a museum.

Removable memorabilia includes:1938 recruiting memo with a big tick against Turing'

s nameChurchill'

s '

Action this day'

letter giving code breakers extra resourcesHandwritten Turing memosTop Secret Engima decryptions, about the sinking of the Bismark, German High Command'

s assessment of D-Day threat and

the message announcing Hitler'

s suicideA wealth of everyday items such as call-up papers, security notices and propoganda postersNewly redesigned interiors with 25% new content, high end slipcase package featuring removable facsimile documents, this is an essential purchase for everyone interested and wanting to experience the place where code-breaking helped to win the war.

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