The Enigma Machine
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In 1943, British engineer, Tommy Flowers, created Colossus
Colossus changed the way code breaking was done from electro-mechanical to electronic – it was the first modern day computer.Colossus could read paper tape at 5,000 characters a second.
Bletchley Park and the Enigma Machine
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Other Interesting Facts
In 1931, a German traitor told Rejewski that the Germans routinely changed the daily key indicator setting for the codes.
To find the daily key, Rejewski build 6 replicas of the Enigma machine and connected them.
The new machine could run through more than 17,000 indicator settings. He called this machine, ‘the bomb’.