Capturing Enigma

Author: Stephen Harper
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  • : $24.99(AUD)
  • : 9780750930505
  • : The History Press Ltd
  • : Sutton Publishing Ltd
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  • : June 2002
  • : 178mm X 110mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : Stephen Harper
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  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
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  • : 940.548641
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  • : 192
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  • : 8pp colour and 77 bw illustrations
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Description

An attack by a British destroyer on a German U-boat in the Eastern Mediterranean in October 1942 altered the course of the entire war. The capture of secret coding material from U-559, at the cost of two of HMS Petard's crew, enabled Bletchley Park's codebreakers to successfully crack the U-boat cypher