The Bletchley Park : The Secret Archives Hardback
This is beautifully slipcased presented collector's edition of the best selling title, The Lost World of Bletchley Park, a comprehensive illustrated history of this remarkable place, from its prewar heyday as a country estate, its wartime requisition and how it became the place where modern computing was invented and the German Enigma code was cracked, to its post-war dereliction and then rescue towards the end of the twentieth century as a museum.
Removable memorabilia includes: *1938 recruiting memo with a big tick against Turing's name * Churchill's 'Action this day' letter giving code breakers extra resources * Handwritten Turing memos * Top Secret Engima decryptions, about the sinking of the Bismark, German High Command's assessment of D-Day threat and the message announcing Hitler's suicide * A wealth of everyday items such as call-up papers, security notices and propoganda posters Newly redesigned interiors with 25% new content, high end slipcase package featuring removable facsimile documents, this is an essential purchase for everyone interested and wanting to experience the place where code-breaking helped to win the war.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 176 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 04/02/2016
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9781781315347