The Enigma Machine

Information on The Enigma Machine

In 1915, there was a machine that was created to encrypt messages. This was made by two Dutch Naval officers. This was know as The Enigma Machine. In 1918, The Enigma Machine was patented by a German businessman named, Arthur Scherbius. In the mid 1920s, there was a mass production of Enigma Machines with 30,000 machines being sold to the German Military over the next two decades. The Poles set up a world leading crypt analysis bureau and hired leading mathematicians such as Marian Rejewski.