The Resource Gordon Welchman : Bletchley Park's architect of ultra intelligence, (ebook)

Gordon Welchman : Bletchley Park's architect of ultra intelligence, (ebook)

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Gordon Welchman : Bletchley Park's architect of ultra intelligence
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Gordon Welchman
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Bletchley Park's architect of ultra intelligence
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eng
Summary
The Official Secrets Act and the passing of time have prevented the Bletchley Park story from being told by many of its key participants. Here at last is a book that allows some of them to speak for the first time. Gordon Welchman was one of the Park's most important figures. Like Alan Turing, his pioneering work was fundamental to the success of Bletchley Park and helped pave the way for the birth of the digital age. Yet, his story is largely unknown to many. His book, The Hut Six Story, was the first to reveal not only how they broke the codes, but how it was done on an industrial scale. Its publication created such a stir in GCHQ and the NSA that Welchman was forbidden to discuss the book or his wartime work with the media. In order to finally set the record straight, Bletchley Park historian and tour guide Joel Greenberg has drawn on Welchman's personal papers and correspondence with wartime colleagues that lay undisturbed in his son's loft for many years. Packed with fascinating new insights, including Welchman's thoughts on key Bletchley figures and the development of the bombe machine, this is essential reading for anyone interested in the clandestine activities at Bletchley Park
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Midwest
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1946-
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Greenberg, Joel
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510.92
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Welchman, Gordon
  • Cryptographers
  • Mathematicians
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Gordon Welchman : Bletchley Park's architect of ultra intelligence, (ebook)
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online resource
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781473834637
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12325589
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remote
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MWT12325589
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gordon Welchman : Bletchley Park's architect of ultra intelligence, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781473834637
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12325589
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12325589
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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