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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Bletchley Park codebreaker passes on

Maybe the Lord will show him decrypts of any he didn't do himself:
Raymond "Jerry" Roberts - one of the last of a top World War Two codebreaking team at Bletchley Park - has died, aged 93, following a short illness.
Capt Roberts, from Liphook, Hampshire, was part of a group that cracked the German High Command's Tunny code at the British codebreaking centre.
Their decrypts made it possible to read Hitler's own messages during the war.
The team is credited with helping to shorten the war by at least two years.
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1 comment:

Old NFO said...

May he rest in peace.