Selections from Cryptologia: History, People, and Technology

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Cipher A. Deavours
Artech House, Jan 1, 1998 - Computers - 552 pages
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This is a collection of articles and professional papers from "Cryptologia", a journal which focuses on the history and technology of cryptology. The volume offers personal accounts of crypto personalities, scholarly papers on the origins of cryptology, the inadequacy of cryptanalysis, and much more. Articles from "Historica" include: the unsolved messages of Pearl Harbor; Roosevelt, MAGIC and ULTRA; and diplomatic cryptanalysis in World War II. Articles from "Technologia" include: Viet Cong SIGINT and US army COMSEC in Vietnam; a World War II German radio army field cipher and how it was broken; and information on the history of the Siemens and Halske T52 cipher machines.

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Contents

History and PersonaIllumination from the Past
1
Luigi Donini
32
The Unsolved Messages of Pearl Harbor
57
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Deavours is currently a professor of mathematics at Kean College of New Jersey. He received his Sc.M. and Sc.D. in applied mathematics from Brown University and the University of Virginia, respectively.

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