Enigma Cipher Machine

The History Of Enigma

What is The Enigma Cipher Machine?

The Enigma machine is a piece of spook hardware invented by a German and used by Britain code breakers as a way of deciphering German signals traffic during World War Two.

When Was The Enigma Machine Invented?

The Machine was invented in 1918. It was first patented in 1919, and was adopted by the German Navy in 1926, German Army in 1928 and German Air Force in 1935.