History

Wrens (members of the Women's Royal Naval Service) at Bletchley with Colossus, the world's first electronic programmable computer.

Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire was Britain's main decryption establishment during World War Two. Ciphers and codes of several Axis countries were decrypted including, most importantly, those generated by the German Enigma and Lorenz machines.


Photo: Wrens (members of the Women's Royal Naval Service) at Bletchley with Colossus, the world's first electronic programmable computer, in 1942. (SSPL/Getty Images)

Features in:

Code breaking
Code breaking

Introduction

Wrens (members of the Women's Royal Naval Service) at Bletchley with Colossus, the world's first electronic programmable computer. Bletchley Park

Highlights from BBC programmes Video (6)

More information about: Bletchley Park

Read more at Wikipedia

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. If you find the content in the 'About' section factually incorrect, defamatory or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia.

Who

Code breakers

What

World War Two Operations

Encryption Machines

BBC iPlayer

More History programmes on BBC iPlayer

No radio programmes available

More History programmes on BBC iPlayer