The machine, which resembles an old-fashioned typewriter, had been loaned to Bletchley Park Trust by GCHQ, Britain's modern-day codebreaking
He was on the distribution list of ULTRA (the codebreaking
portrayed in the book and film Enigma).
centre which helped win the Second World War is in danger of irreparable decay unless the Government steps in to help, leading scientists said yesterday.
The Herbert in Jordan Well, city centre, is holding a day of codebreaking
in celebration of National Science Week.
In addition to the surveillance system comes a range of games around the espionage theme, from skydiving to codebreaking
Mr Roberts, 88, of Broughton in North Wales, also saw out much of his service in North Africa and the Middle East, where he worked as a high-speed telegrapher sending messages to the MI6 codebreaking
headquarters at Bletchley Park.
Which Second World War codebreaking
centre is to be refurbished?
They are inviting people to an evening of Da Vinci codebreaking
and historical research to sort the facts from the fantasy.
The theory has been put forward by an anonymous US researcher, who has worked in defence and applied standard codebreaking
methods, while bearing in mind the historical context.
The man studied at Cambridge after leaving school and was definitely linked to Bletchley Park, the centre for British codebreaking
during the war,but Anne and Helen, who vistedBletchley Park as part of their research,can not release his name until they are certain he worked on the Enigma codes.
At Britain's Bletchley Park codebreaking
centre, Tom Jericho (Dougray Scott) races against the clock to decipher the new code and solve the riddle of his girlfriend's disappearance.
Not once does he capture the excitement or tension within the codebreaking
huts - at times, the whole process is quite incomprehensible.