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The Codebreakers: Enigma, Bletchley Park & the Battle of the Atlantic

November 19 @ 7:30pm

The Codebreakers: Enigma, Bletchley Park & the Battle of the Atlantic An illustrated presentation by Dr Mark Baldwin One of the Second World War’s most fascinating stories is that of the Enigma machine, a portable encryption device widely used by the Germans, whose ciphers they believed to be totally secure. Nevertheless, by mathematical analysis and modern technology (and a certain amount of good luck), the Allies devised techniques for ‘breaking’ Enigma ciphers, and thus read several million German messages, providing…

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