History of Codes and Ciphers in the United States During the Period Between the World Wars, Part II, 1930-1939

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This book contains a depth of information not found elsewhere concerning William F. Friedman and his three principal assistants, Solomon Kullback, Frank B. Rowlett, and Abraham Sinkov. The events described in this book clearly detail the magnitude of their contributions to the country. Not only did these persons lay the foundation for successful efforts to break and read the enemy's most sensitive messages, but through their efforts U.S. communications remained secure during the...
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Laguna Hills, CA 1989 Trade paperback Very good. No dust jacket as issued. vii, [1], 99 p. Footnotes. Illustrations. Index. This is number 54 of their Cryptographic Series. This ... completes the republication of National Archives document SRH-001, which was the Historical Background of the Signal Security Agency. The information released by the National Archives had been "sanitized" and the editor used other sources to fill in some gaps and where it was deemed appropriate the editor also made comments about some statement of fact or information found in the text. This work focuses on the Signal Intelligence Service Cryptanalysts who broke the Purple Cipher machine. Read more Show Less

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This book contains a depth of information not found elsewhere concerning William F. Friedman and his three principal assistants, Solomon Kullback, Frank B. Rowlett, and Abraham Sinkov. The events described in this book clearly detail the magnitude of their contributions to the country. Not only did these persons lay the foundation for successful efforts to break and read the enemy's most sensitive messages, but through their efforts U.S. communications remained secure during the War.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780894121654
  • Publisher: Aegean Park Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/1989
  • Pages: 112

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