The Resource Unravelling Enigma : Winning the code war at Station X

Unravelling Enigma : Winning the code war at Station X

Label
Unravelling Enigma : Winning the code war at Station X
Title
Unravelling Enigma
Title remainder
Winning the code war at Station X
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Seldom out of the news for long, code-breaking has had a bad time in the media so far, readers and viewers often finding it as perplexing as it is intriguing. As one of the greatest achievements of the century, code- breaking is a fascinating story, but all too often misunderstood and felt to be obscure. The author covers the story from the early code-breaking efforts through the rickety structure of the pre-war Government Code and Cypher School to Bletchley Park where a large powerful organisation arose, unscrambling thousands of secret enemy messages every day. Detailing how these amazing di
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
940.548641
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.C88 F74 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Unravelling Enigma : Winning the code war at Station X
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 'Gentlemen Do Not Read Each Other's Mail'; 2 The Polish Enigma; 3 The Impossible We Do Immediately ... Success and Expansion at Bletchley Park; 4 Hut Six -- Where It All Began; 5 Guessing with Virtual CertaintyThe Turing-Welchman Bombe; 6 Hut Three -- Getting to Know the Enemy; 7 Huts Four and Eight -- Searching for U-Boats; 8 How Not to Keep a Secret; 9 Greece and Crete -- The Code-Breakers Lend a Hand; 10 North Africa -- Ultra Triumphant; 11 The Atlantic -- Where the War Was Nearly Lost!; 12 Defeat for the U-Boats
  • 13 Colossus and Tunny -- The Big Fish ... Miracles Take a Little Longer14 1944 -- The Invasion of Europe Allied Deception Plans; Tailpiece; Appendix 1 -- The Code wheel; Appendix 2 -- Operating the Enigma Machine (Military and Air Force) from 15 September 1938 until May 1940; Appendix 3 -- Setting up the Naval Enigma Machine; Appendix 4 -- Bletchley in Danger; Appendix 5 -- Enigma and SZ 40/42 (Tunny); Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn880531160
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (204 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473800830
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37245855
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880531160
  • pebc1473800838

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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