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A History of the Navy in 100 Objects
A History of the Navy in 100 Objects

Object 51: The Enigma Machine

The development of wireless communication in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was quickly followed by the development of encryption for coded transmissions. The ability of the US to decipher these coded transmissions played an essential role in helping the US and her allies to victory in World War II. Today, we discuss an iconic World War II encryption tool, the German Enigma Machine.

Object 51 - The Enigma Machine

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