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"An Enigma Machine in use in 1943. The Enigma was a complex cryptography tool used by the Axisand cracked by the alliesin World War II."

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For Teachers: Soda Can Enigma Machines

For Teachers: Soda Can Enigma Machines | Pre-Algebra


Very Rare WWII Enigma Cipher Machine. This highly important three-rotor Enigma deciphering machine was used by the Nazis during World War II. It is believed that acquisition of an Enigma, and the subsequent deciphering of the German codes by the Allies, shortened the war in Europe by at least two years. Examples of Enigma machines are exceptionally rare and almost all known models are in museums.


How-To: Papercraft Enigma Machine This is just too cool.

from BBC News

Alan Turing: The codebreaker who saved 'millions of lives'

Alan Turing : The codebreaker who saved 'millions of lives' / Jack Copeland @bbcnews | Alan Turing - the Bletchley Park codebreaker - would have been 100 years old on 23 June had he lived to the present day. To mark the occasion the BBC commissioned a week-long series of articles to explore his many achievements. This second essay examines the impact the British mathematician had on the outcome of World War II | #alanturingyear


KL-47 Offline Crypto Machine. Patterned after German Enigma machine


Margaret Rock was one of the few women code breakers at Bletchley Park during World War 2. Margaret was a bright mathematician, quiet and modest but with an adventurous streak.


Cracking codes! Building an Arduino-powered Enigma machine


Military Enigma machine Post WWII secrecy between nations becomes paramount. Arthur Scherbius creates a means to keep the information secret. The enigma machine becomes the Nazi code making weapon in WWI. They are confident that it will keep their secrets a secret. But their secret is discovered and used against them.