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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Incredibly detailed and well researched. - Goodreads
Informative.... but so hard to read! - Goodreads
Very detailed and well researched biography. - Goodreads
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It's well written and well researched, but boring. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Wow. This was an expansive biography, deeply researched. I will need to ruminate a bit more before giving a fuller review. Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Carey - Goodreads

I enjoyed parts of this book, but it gets bogged down in mathematics and it's history. I am sure that there are many readers like me whose eyes glazed over when the author wrote for page after page ... Read full review

Contents

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THE LOGICAL
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February 1930
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Copyright

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