[vcf-midatlantic] VE 75th anniversary: a piece of the puzzle

Jim Scheef js at sdf.org
Tue May 12 16:28:43 EDT 2020

WWII cryptanalysis is my new favorite reading topic. If you have not read 
The Ultra Secretby F. W. Winterbotham, it should be your next book. This 
book covers how we (US and GB) used intellegence obtained from Ultra and 
is the only such book I've found. All the rest deal with the how of "code 
My current read is "Code Girls" by Liza Mundy dealing with American women 
worked on crypography in from about 1915 to post WWII. Other books include 
"The Hut 6 Story" and "The Colossus Computer (1943-1996): And How it 
to Break the German Lorenz Cipher in WWII" by Tony Sale.
Facinating stuff to pass the time during lock down.

On Tue, 12 May 2020, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> Date: Tue, 12 May 2020 15:01:00 -0400
> From: Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
> To: vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org
> Cc: Jeffrey Jonas <jeffrey.scott.jonas at gmail.com>
> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] VE 75th anniversary: a piece of the puzzle
> Honoring those in the crypto section who pioneered traffic analysis:
> https://www.gchq.gov.uk/information/the-brown-network
> The BROWN Story
> To mark 75 years since VE Day, GCHQ Historian Tony Comer tells the
> story of the final messages of a German communications network at the
> very end of the war in Europe

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