The main focus of the centre is the story of Marian Rejewski, Henryk Zygalski and Jerzy Różycki who influenced the fate of the world by being the first to break the German cipher machine code in 1932.
Set to undergo a one-year conservation process, the cipher machine was accidentally discovered by divers seeking out ‘ghost nets’.
British writer Dermot Turing spoke on Tuesday about the role of Polish mathematicians in decoding Nazi Germany's World War II Enigma code at the Józef Piłsudski Institute in New York. Breaking Enigma enabled the Allies to monitor German military plans.
Sir Dermot Turing, the nephew of Alan Turing, in his book X, Y and Z says that the “cult of Alan Turing” has been taken to absurd extremes and that it has overshadowed Bletchley Park’s debt to the Polish cryptographers.
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