Enigma U-Boats, Revised Edition Breaking the Code

Enigma U-Boats, Revised Edition Breaking the Code

by Jak P. Mallmann Showell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591142385

ISBN-13: 9781591142386

Pub. Date: 11/01/2009

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

The naval side of the Enigma story and breaking the seemingly impregnable German codes during World War II is the focus of this book. Although cryptanalysts managed to unlock the codes of the German army and the Luftwaffe, they needed U-boat Enigma machines and code books to solve the more complicated naval version. This book analyzes the development of Enigma, its

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The naval side of the Enigma story and breaking the seemingly impregnable German codes during World War II is the focus of this book. Although cryptanalysts managed to unlock the codes of the German army and the Luftwaffe, they needed U-boat Enigma machines and code books to solve the more complicated naval version. This book analyzes the development of Enigma, its role during U-boat operations, and the subsequent codebreaking work at Bletchley Park. The author examines all U-boats known to have been boarded by the Allies during the war from which Enigma machines could have been captured.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591142386
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.67(d)

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