It’s well past January, and perhaps a bit belated for this post, but I’ve read too many good books this past year to not re-visit them. 955 more words
Alan Turing was able to break the Enigma due to a combination of factors.
- Three Polish mathematicians: Jerzy Rozycki, Henryk Zygalski, and Marion Rejewski were able to reverse-engineer the Enigma and also take advantage of the way Germans used indicators (used in the beginning of the message to show certain settings) to break it. 476 more words