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The lost world of Bletchley Park: an illustrated history of the wartime codebreaking centre

The lost world of Bletchley Park: an illustrated history of the wartime codebreaking centre

McKay, Sinclair, author

A comprehensive illustrated history of Bletchley Park, from its prewar heyday as a country estate under the Liberal MP Sir Herbert Leon, through its wartime requisition with the addition of the famous huts within the grounds, to become the place where modern computing was invented and the German Enigma code was cracked, its post-war dereliction and then rescue towards the end of the 20th century as a museum whose visitor numbers have more than doubled in the last five years

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Aurum, [2013]
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Statement of responsibility: Sinclair McKay
ISBN: 1781311919, 9781781311912
Note: Illustrations on lining papers.
Physical Description: 191 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 26 cm
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Electronic intellegence Great Britain.; World War, 1939-1945 Cryptography.; Great Britain. Government Communications Headquarters History.; History.; Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England) History 20th century.