Home

Login

Search Tips

Search

About Us

FAQs

Branches
 Main Search  |  Kids Search  |  Media Search  |  Fiction Search  |  Fiction Themes  |  Local Area Search  |  Online Resources Search  |  My Library
 

Bletchley Park and ENIGMA Code

Enter words  
Full record   Title   Author   Series   Subject
( using * as the wildcard )
Bletchley Park was Britain's top secret code-breaking centre during World War Two. It has been the subject of a number of books and movies over recent years. The recent biographical film on Alan Turing - The Imitation Game - was based on one of the featured books this week. Turing was a pioneer of modern day computing and is credited with cracking the German ENIGMA code. You can reserve the titles shown for $1.35 each, or check for these and other titles next time you visit a library branch. There are some eBook titles also available on Bletchley Park on Overdrive. This month's new eBook and audio titles have now been added to Overdrive
Delusions of intelligence: Enigma, Ultra and the end of secure ciphers
Details
Reserve
Summary
This book, the first comparative study of WWII SIGINT (signals intelligence), analyzes the characteristics that allowed the Allies SIGINT success and that fostered the German blindness to Enigma's compromise.
Colossus: the secrets of Bletchley Park's codebreaking computers / by
Details
Reserve
Summary
Reveals the workings of Colossus and the extraordinary staff at Bletchley Park through personal accounts by those who lived & worked with the computer. Thanks to recent declassification of wartime documents, the full story can now be told.
The Bletchley girls : war, secrecy, love and loss : the women of Bletc
Details
Reserve
Summary
Through the voices of the women themselves, this is a portrait of life at Bletchley Park beyond the celebrated code-breakers. A true story of the women behind Britain's ability to consistently outsmart the enemy in World War II.
Alan Turing: The enigma : the book that inspired the film The imitatio
Details
Reserve
Summary
This film tie-in tells the true story behind the nail-biting race against time following Alan Turing and his brilliant team at Britain's top-secret code-breaking centre, Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.
Bletchley Park : the code-breakers of Station X / by Michael Smith
Details
Reserve
Summary
Bletchley Park, or Station X, was the site of one of the greatest Allied triumphs of WWII: the breaking of the Nazi Enigma cyphers by Britain's wartime code-breakers. Smith depicts the jobs and lives of the staff who intercepted and decoded enemy messages
The secret listeners : how the Y Service intercepted German codes for
Details
Reserve
Summary
Before Bletchley Park could break the German war machine's code, its daily military communications had to be monitored and recorded by 'the Listening Service', the wartime department whose bases moved with every theatre of war
AXCIS Library Management System About Us Library FAQs Branches Services ©Penrith City Council 2009