Code Breaking at Bletchley Park

Code Breaking at Bletchley Park (HM27H9)

Location: Bletchley, England MK3 6EB Milton Keynes
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 59.792', W 0° 44.569'

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IEEE Milestone In Electrical Engineering
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Code-breaking at Bletchley Park during World War II, 1939-1945

On this site during the 1939-45 World War, 12,000 men and women broke the German Lorenz and Enigma ciphers, as well as Japanese and Italian codes and ciphers. They used innovative mathematical analysis and were assisted by two computing machines developed here by teams led by Alan Turing: the electro-mechanical Bombe developed with Gordon Welchman, and the electronic Colossus designed by Tommy Flowers. These achievements greatly shortened the war, thereby saving countless lives.
April, 2003
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
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HM NumberHM27H9
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Year Placed2003
Placed ByInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
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Date Added Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 654959 N 5763058
Decimal Degrees51.99653333, -0.74281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 59.792', W 0° 44.569'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 59' 47.52" N, 0° 44' 34.14" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Bletchley England MK3 6EB, GB
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