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Bombe Project History, April 1944

The report below is one of a series of draft memoranda prepared by Cmdrs. Wenger, Engstrom, and Lt. Cmdr. Meader for the Director of Naval Communications. This one is dated April 1944. This document is from the National Archives (NARA2) in College Park, Maryland, Record Group 457 (Records of the National Security Agency), Box 705. […]

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    © Deborah Anderson. Use of materials by permission. This site has material from many sources including, among others, my writing and material from Dayton History. Both are use by permission. Before using, ASK. More specific information here.

    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
  • Contemporary Code Breaking

    Cracking the code, from ABC News. How is code breaking used these days? What kind of mind do you need to have to be a code breaker? Or can computers do it all? Phillip Clark took a look.
  • Crypto Dictionary published

    Crypto Dictionary, book review at ZDNet: A useful AZ of cryptography definitions Crypto Dictionary covers standards, conferences, key websites, historical references and anecdotes ...