ULTRA Coders Crack Enemy Codes
"PURPLE" and "ENIGMA" Crack Under ULTRA Coders
Summary of Event
So, turning "8 5 25" and realizing that it's the number of the letters stop, and turning it back into "Hey". How some of the ciphering machine worked, would be like if you typed "AAA", the dashboard would flash with your code "GKQ". Then they would use morse code to transmit it to another person who has the same machine. They would type in the same thing, "GKQ" and it would come out with what it was, "AAA". That was how Enigma worked, some were even more complex. Overall, ciphering and deciphering was just a way to keep information secret, and there are many methods that can be learned.
Now that you some what understand ciphering and deciphering, let's get into Ultra. Ultra was a group of people that was responsible for deciphering the Enigma code using Tunny. Tunny was their ciphering and deciphering machine. Now, where. Where for this topic is a question that could be answered two different ways (Where did they break it, and where was it used). They crack the code (Answering where did they break it) at Bletchley Park. The second part is that, after they got the information to crack the code in Great Britain, they sent it to the U.S. So basically, Ultra was a group of people that crack the code.
How did they crack the enemy code and did it influence the war. Enigma was the German ciphering machine, and the Enigma code is the code it used. Enigma was cracked by the group Ultra in December 1931. What is Enigma? Well is Enigma was the German code used by people on the field, so like German soldiers. This is important to know because someone at high ranking in the German military, like Hitler, didn't use Enigma, he used a different code. So to rap it up and stop making you read, Ultra Vs Enigma was a intelligence war the lead to great leaps in strategy.
FIRST HAND ACCOUNT
FACTS AND STATISTICS
- Poland started recreating the German Enigma machine and handed the information about the machine over to Britain.
- ULTRA was a big part in the Battle of the Atlantic and finding the position of the U-boats.
- The machine used by upper German command was called Tunny and lower command was Enigma.
- The first Tunny decipher machine, Heath Robinson, was named after a British cartoonist.
- Bletchley Park was the main base for all British code breakers.
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