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Alan Turing


Department of Mathematics


Princeton University


Fine Hall, Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544-1000

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Princeton University


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Princeton, NJ 08544-1000


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Bombe Cryptanalytic Machine


At Bletchley Park, Turing had specified an electromechanical machine that could help break Enigma more effectively than the Polish bomba kryptologiczna, from which its name was derived. The bombe, with an enhancement suggested by mathematician Gordon Welchman, became one of the primary tools, and the major automated one, used to attack Enigma-enciphered messages.

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