The Resource The secret lives of codebreakers : the men and women who cracked the Enigma code at Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay

The secret lives of codebreakers : the men and women who cracked the Enigma code at Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay

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The secret lives of codebreakers : the men and women who cracked the Enigma code at Bletchley Park
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The secret lives of codebreakers
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the men and women who cracked the Enigma code at Bletchley Park
Statement of responsibility
Sinclair McKay
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eng
Summary
A remarkable look at the day-to-day life of the codebreakers whose clandestine efforts helped win World War II
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940.54/8641
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illustrations
Index
index present
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D810.C88
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M39 2012
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non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
The secret lives of codebreakers : the men and women who cracked the Enigma code at Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay
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The secret lives of codebreakers : the men and women who cracked the Enigma code at Bletchley Park, Sinclair McKay
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Originally published as: The secret life of Bletchley Park. London : Aurum, 2010
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  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-329) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Reporting for duty -- 1938-39: The school of codes -- 1939: Rounding up the brightest and the best -- The house and the surrounding country -- 1939: How do you break the unbreakable? -- 1939-40: The Enigma initiation -- Freezing billets and outdoor loos -- 1940: the first glimmers of light -- 1940: inspiration and intensity -- 1940: The coming of the bombes -- 1940: Enigma and the Blitz -- Bletchley and the class question -- 1941: The Battle of the Atlantic -- Food, booze and too much tea -- 1941: The wrens and their larks -- 1941: Bletchley and Churchill -- Military or civilian? -- 1942: Grave setbacks and internal strife -- The rules of attraction -- 1943: A very special relationship -- 1943: The hazards of careless talk -- Bletchley and the Russians -- The cultural life of Bletchley Park -- 1943-44: The rise of the colossus -- 1944-45: D-Day and the end of the war -- 1945 and after: The immediate aftermath -- Bletchley's intellectual legacy -- After Bletchley : the silence descends -- The rescue of the Park
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21 cm.
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vi, 338 p.
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9780452298712
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2012018408
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(OCoLC)785077598

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