Category Archives: Codebreaking

The Secret Listeners

Title:                      The Secret Listeners Author:                 Sinclair McKay McKay, Sinclair (2012). The Secret Listeners: How The Y Service Intercepted German Codes For Bletchley Park. London: Aurum LCCN:    2013375792 D810.S7 M39 2012 Subjects Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Y Service. World … Continue reading

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The Story of Magic

Title:                      The Story of Magic Author:                  Frank B. Rowlett Rowlett, Frank B. (1998). The Story of Magic: Memoirs of An American Cryptologic Pioneer. Laguna Hills, CA: Aegean Park Press LOC:       98073252 D810.C88 R68 1998 Date Posted:      July 10, 2014 … Continue reading

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Britain’s Best Kept Secret

Title:                      Britain’s Best Kept Secret Author:                  Ted Enever Enever, Ted (1994). Britain’s Best Kept Secret: Ultra’s Base at Bletchley Park (2nd ed.). Stroud: The History Press OCLC:    30913705 D810.C88 E63 2010 Subjects World War, 1939-1945 — Cryptography. World War, … Continue reading

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The Code Book

Title:                  The Code Book Author:                 Simon Singh Singh, Simon (1999). The Code Book: The Evolution of Secrecy from Mary, Queen of Scots to Quantum Cryptography. New York: Doubleday LCCN:    99035261 Z103 .S56 1999 Subjects Cryptography–History. Data encryption (Computer science)–History. … Continue reading

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Action This Day

Title:                  Action This Day Author:                 Ralph Erskine Erskine, Ralph (2001) and Michael Smith, eds. Action This Day. London: Bantam Press LCCN:    2002318217 D810.C88 A28 2001 Subjects Great Britain. Government Communications Headquarters. World War, 1939-1945–Cryptography. World War, 1939-1945–Electronic intelligence–Great Britain. World … Continue reading

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The Codebreakers

Title:                  The Codebreakers Author:                 David Kahn Kahn, David (1967). The Codebreakers: The Story of Secret Writing. New York: Macmillan LCCN:    75323867 Z103 .K28 Subjects Cryptography–History. Date Updated:                     June 10, 2016 I read Kahn’s very long book The … Continue reading

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VENONA

Title:                  VENONA Author:                Nigel West West, Nigel (1999). VENONA: The Greatest Secret of the Cold War. New York: HarperCollins. OCLC:    40754232 D 843 W47 1999 Subjects Cold War. Espionage, Soviet — History — Sources. Spies — Soviet Union — History … Continue reading

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