Alan Turing  Father of Computer Science. Single-handedly won World War II by cracking the Enigma code

Alan Turing Father of Computer Science. Single-handedly won World War II by cracking the Enigma code

Alan Turing Bombe machine (top) and the Christopher machine in the movie (bottom). See more pics at: http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/imitation-game/

Alan Turing Bombe machine (top) and the Christopher machine in the movie (bottom). See more pics at: http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/imitation-game/

The book tells the story of British mathematician Alan Turing, who helped crack Nazi codes for the Allies during World War II. Titled The Imitation Game, the film adaptation will star Benedict Cumberbatch, and Keira Knightley is in talks to costar.

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The book tells the story of British mathematician Alan Turing, who helped crack Nazi codes for the Allies during World War II. Titled The Imitation Game, the film adaptation will star Benedict Cumberbatch, and Keira Knightley is in talks to costar.

Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film...In 2009, PM Gorden Brown apologies on behalf of the British Gov for the 'appalling treatment of Alan Turing..

Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film...In 2009, PM Gorden Brown apologies on behalf of the British Gov for the 'appalling treatment of Alan Turing..

Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game

Alan Turing: The Enigma: The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game

The official book behind the film, The Imitation Game, this is a dramatic portrayal of the life and work of Alan Turing, one of Britain's most extraordinary unsung heroes, and one of the world's great

Win a copy of Alan Turing: The Enigma, The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game and tickets to see the movie

Win a copy of Alan Turing: The Enigma, The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game and tickets to see the movie

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist. You have Joan and the women of Bletchley Park to thank for changing the History of the World AND the fact that you’re reading this on a computer!

Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist. You have Joan and the women of Bletchley Park to thank for changing the History of the World AND the fact that you’re reading this on a computer!

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