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

McKay, Sinclair. (Author). McKay, Sinclair. Secret life of Bletchley Park. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780452298712
  • ISBN: 0452298717
  • Physical Description: vi, 338 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Plume Book/Penguin Group, 2012.

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General Note: Previous ed.: The secret life of Bletchley Park : the WWII codebreaking centre and the men and women who worked there / Sinclair McKay, 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-329) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Subject: Great Britain. Government Communications Headquarters > History.
World War, 1939-1945 > Cryptography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Electronic intelligence > Great Britain.
Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England) > History.
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