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Chassis of the Cryptanalytic Bombe

The Electronic Chassis perched on top of the electromechanical section of the machine were important and unique to the Navy Bombe. They were vital for speed and accuracy. They also showcased the potential of the electronic counters Joe Desch had labored over since being hired at NCR in 1938. Download the PDF And here’s a […]

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  • Dayton Codebreakers DVDs

    DVDs are available locally. The Museum Store at Carillon Park is open once again and keeps the DVD in stock. Also re-opening is the book store at the Wright Dunbar Interpretive Center, West Third Street. Those who are not local can reach me at this link
  • Inside You’ll Find…

    WHO worked during the war? Find the Personnel section. Also, Joseph R. Desch
    WHAT were their goals? By the Numbers. Also, The US Bombe
    WHY? History of the Bombe Project A contemporary account of the reasons and the plans for their project for the Director of Naval Communications, 1944.
    WHERE was the project: In Dayton, it was in Building 26. In Washington, it was housed at the Naval Communications Annex