Alan Turing: the enigma

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Simon and Schuster, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 587 pages
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The story of Alan Turing, World War II's secret hero, whose brilliant mathematical work resulted in the "Enigma" machine which broke the German military code and gave the Allied forces advance knowledge of German military movements

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Very detailed and well researched biography. - Goodreads
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A fascinating insight into one of the world's greatest's scientists. Alan Turing was a mathematician and cryptologist who decrypted the nazi code of the U-boats during WWII, which helped win the war ... Read full review

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Superbly written bio about one of my all-time heroes. Alan Turing broke the German Enigma code and thus instrumental in helping win the war. He also invented the modern computer and have therefore had ... Read full review


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