Colossus: Bletchley Park's Last Secret: Bletchley Park's Greatest Secret

Colossus: Bletchley Park's Last Secret: Bletchley Park's Greatest Secret

Paul Gannon


'Gannon's e-book encompasses a mass of completely attention-grabbing and principally unknown fabric approximately an immensely very important wartime undertaking, and is especially welcome indeed.' Brian Rendell, TES

In 1940, virtually a yr after the outbreak of the second one global conflict, Allied radio operators at an interception station in South London begun making a choice on up messages in an odd new code. utilizing technology, maths, innovation and improvisation Bletchley Park codebreakers labored furiously to invent a desktop to decipher what grew to become out to be the secrets and techniques of Nazi excessive command. It used to be referred to as Colossus.

What those codebreakers did not notice was once they had to style the world's first precise machine. while the battle ended, this outstanding invention was once dismantled and hidden away for nearly 50 years. Paul Gannon has pieced jointly the great tale of what's now well-known because the maximum mystery of Bletchley Park.

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