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KL-47 Offline Crypto Machine. Patterned after German Enigma machine

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For Teachers: Soda Can Enigma Machines

For Teachers: Soda Can Enigma Machines | Pre-Algebra


How the enigma machine worked- could be useful for our design also


Very Rare WWII Enigma Cipher Machine. This highly important three-rotor Enigma deciphering machine was used by the Nazis during World War II. It is believed that acquisition of an Enigma, and the subsequent deciphering of the German codes by the Allies, shortened the war in Europe by at least two years. Examples of Enigma machines are exceptionally rare and almost all known models are in museums.

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Alan Turing: The codebreaker who saved 'millions of lives'

Alan Turing : The codebreaker who saved 'millions of lives' / Jack Copeland @bbcnews | Alan Turing - the Bletchley Park codebreaker - would have been 100 years old on 23 June had he lived to the present day. To mark the occasion the BBC commissioned a week-long series of articles to explore his many achievements. This second essay examines the impact the British mathematician had on the outcome of World War II | #alanturingyear


"An Enigma Machine in use in 1943. The Enigma was a complex cryptography tool used by the Axisand cracked by the alliesin World War II."


How-To: Papercraft Enigma Machine This is just too cool.


Mathematician Margaret Rock joined Bletchley Park on 15 April 1940 and was selected to work in Dillwyn (Dilly) Knox’s Research Section, a small team tasked with breaking untried ‘Enigma machine variations’ and later the German Abwehr Enigmas. Margaret received an MBE for her services to the country in 1945.


Military Enigma machine Post WWII secrecy between nations becomes paramount. Arthur Scherbius creates a means to keep the information secret. The enigma machine becomes the Nazi code making weapon in WWI. They are confident that it will keep their secrets a secret. But their secret is discovered and used against them.


14 Mar 40: The first "bombe" decipher machine becomes operational at Bletchley Park in England. It not only plays an important role in the outcome of World War II, but will lead directly to today's modern computing. #WWII #History