ON THE evening of 11 May 1938 Rosemary Hodson sat in her car which was making its way up The Mall to Buckingham Palace and smiled as passers-by peered in to get a glimpse of her in her white ballgown. This was her big night, when she would be presented to the King and Queen and, with a curtsey, become a fully fledged member of British high society, an eligible match for any young aristocratic considered a 'good catch'.
THE Nazi code which sent thousands of allied sailors to their deaths in the Second World War has been cracked more than 60 years after Britain's best mathematical minds failed to break it.
A RENOWNED language expert who helped crack the Enigma code has died in Edinburgh at the age of 91.
IT is one of the most enduring myths of Western European literature, a cryptic message which has inspired tales from Arthurian legends to Dan Brown’s best-selling crime novel The Da Vinci Code.
A MAN who helped to break the intelligence codes used by the Germans in the Second World War has made a series of videos about his experiences.
WHEN Alan Turing achieved a distinguished degree at King’s College, Cambridge, in 1934, he appeared to be on course for a successful career as a mildly eccentric don engaged in pure mathematics.
You didn’t have to be mad to work at Bletchley Park during the Second World War, but it probably helped.
IT READS like the plot of a detective novel, but now the inside story of the infamous theft of the code-breaking Enigma machine is to be disclosed.
IT WAS a mystery that would have foxed many of the brilliant code-breakers employed at Bletchley Park, otherwise known as Station X, during the Second World War.
FOR more than 30 years she kept a discreet silence about the role she played in helping the Allies beat the Nazi war machine.
AN ANTIQUES dealer was jailed for ten months yesterday for handling a stolen Second World War Enigma encoding machine.
‘It’s a result for all who want to see this machine back’