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Photos of Kate and her grandmother, Valerie Glassborow. In WWII Valerie and her twin sister worked in Bletchley Parks famous Hut 16 which cracked Germanys Enigma code. Kate reopened Bletchley Park in 2014.Valerie married RAF pilot Peter Middleton in 1946 and had four children including Kate's dad Michael. Valerie died aged 82 in 2006 Peter died on 2/11/2010 aged 90. William and Kate's engagement announcement was delayed because of his death. Kate was very close to both of them.

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How Alan Turing's secret papers were saved for the nation

Bletchley Park World War 2 | Alan Turing, who worked at Bletchley Park breaking codes. Plans are ...

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from NYTimes.com

Alan Turing, Enigma Code-Breaker and Computer Pioneer, Wins Royal Pardon

Father of the modern computer----When Mr. Turing was convicted in 1952 of homosexuality, he was sentenced — as an alternative to prison — to chemical castration by a series of injections of ...

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Radiolab is consistently great, but this story is something else.

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WW2 - Enigma code breaker MAVIS BATEY signed CHURCHILL cover - VERY RARE buy now £60.00

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Alan Turing, Enigma Code-Breaker and Computer Pioneer, Wins Royal Pardon

Alan Turing, Enigma Code-Breaker and Computer Pioneer, Wins Royal Pardon. If you are unaware of who this man is, it's an important story to read.

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from CNET

Remembering legendary Enigma code breaker Mavis Batey

Remembering legendary Enigma code breaker Mavis Batey via @CNET

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from Medium

Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist. You have Joan and the women of Bletchley Park to thank for changing the History of the World AND the fact that you’re reading this on a computer!

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Bill Nye's Mom Was A Badass World War II Code Breaker

During World War II, Nye’s mom was in the Navy and was even recruited to work on the Enigma code. | Bill Nye's Mom Was A Badass World War II Code Breaker

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Alan Turing's 5 Most Powerful Quotes

Alan Turing, British mathematician (1912-1954), altered the course of the 20th C. His 1936 paper laid the foundation of computer science, providing the first formal concept of a computer algorithm.

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