Why Did the Allies Win World War II? Start Here...
|Alan Turing: "Machines take me by surprise with great frequency."|
|One of three Bletchley Park Bombes.|
|Alan Turing: "We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done."|
|Former Bombe operator Jean Valentine shows a drum of British Turing Bombe machine.|
|Alan Turing statue, artist: Stephen Kettle.|
|Tommy Flowers’ photo from his wartime ration book.|
|Commander Alastair Denniston.|
Who really won World War II? It wasn't some flashy fighter ace or destroyer captain. It was the gentlemen above, clad in ordinary business suits and sitting at office desks. The "Enigma" secret was not revealed until the early 1970s. Everybody agreed that breaking the code shortened the war by many months.