The Lost World of Bletchley Park: The Illustrated History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre

The Lost World of Bletchley Park: The Illustrated History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre

by Sinclair McKay

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781311912
Publisher: Aurum Press
Publication date: 11/01/2013
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 965,269
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

SINCLAIR MCKAY is the bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bletchley Park, The Lost World of Bletchley Park, The Secret Life of Fighter Command and The Secret Listeners for Aurum, as well as histories of Hammer films, the James Bond films and the pastime of rambling. He lives in London. 

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The House and Grounds 15

2 Conversion to Codebreaking Factory 31

3 The Cryptologists 45

4 The Girls, the Pearls and the Musical Sergeants 57

5 The Machines that Changed the Future 68

6 Off-Duty Hours and the Pressure Valves 83

7 Bletchley the Wartime Town 97

8 The Worldwide Listeners 109

9 Bletchley Park's Famous Faces 120

10 Broken Codes and the Course of History 133

11 What the Codebreakers did Next 146

12 Bletchley After the War 159

13 Rescue and Renovation 169

14 Royals, Dignitaries - and James Bond 178

Acknowledgements 192

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