The Bletchley Park

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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 name * Churchill's 'Action this day' letter giving code breakers extra resources * Handwritten Turing memos * Top Secret Engima decryptions, about the sinking of the Bismark, German High Command's assessment of D-Day threat and the message announcing Hitler's suicide * A wealth of everyday items such as call-up papers, security notices and propoganda posters Newly 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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OPC P6GSF9
Codes 1781315345 (ISBN-10)
9781781315347 (ISBN)
Links Books
Used Books

Detailed Product Information

AuthorSinclair McKay
PublisherAurum Press Ltd
Book TypeHardback
Release Date04/02/2016

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