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The Man Who Broke Enigmas

Mavis Batey

Brilliant classical scholar Alfred Dillwyn Knox was recruited by the Admiralty as a codebreaker in 1915 and by the outbreak of the Second World War was a leading cryptographer for the Government Code and Cypher School, breaking the Abwehr Enigma at Bletchley Park in 1941. This biography of the eccentric genius is written by one of 'Dilly's girls' - his codebreaking assistants at Bletchley - and describes his life and work, including detailed explanations of his decryption methods.
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  • Publisher: Biteback
  • Year: 2017
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 198x128mm
  • ISBN: 9781785901782
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.3kg
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