Dating from 1937, the machine with the model number A7874 was used by the Third Reich’s military and special forces and would have been the same model the Polish cryptologists faced when working on trying to break the infamous code.
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.
At this week’s Cyber Security Conference in Kraków, TFN’s Matt Day caught up with Dermot Turing, guest of honour and nephew of Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing, for a chat about his uncle’s work and the vital role of Polish codebreakers in helping to end the war.
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