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The Secret Life of Bletchley Park – The WWII Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women who Worked There

Sinclair McKay - Hardback 2010

As the title suggests this is a book about the people who worked at Bletchley Park. Sinclair McKay has collated the personal memories, recollections and memoirs of those people who worked at Bletchley Park during World War Two in order to help him recreate a non-technical account of their time there. Setting this 29 Chapter compendium of edited highlights, in chronological order the author provides the reader with a brief overview of some ....

Bletchley Park People - Churchill’s Geese That Never Cackled

Marion Hill - Paperback 2004

Though I do not refer specifically to this book on my tours of Bletchley Park (BP) I do, naturally make reference to the 10,000 people who worked at or were attached to BP between 1939 and 1945. All had signed the Official Secrets Act and as such had locked away their accounts and memories firmly in the archive of their minds. Marion Hill provides the key and gives the reader the chance to read some of their stories. It is, in its simplest ter ....

CODE BREAKERS - The Inside Story of Bletchley Park

Hinsley & Stripp - Paperback 2001

First published in 1993 this book is a collection of essays of varying lengths and written by people who worked at Bletchley Park during the Second World War. Edited by the late Sir Harry Hinsley and Alan Stripp, the book provides the reader with insight into the day to day work of a range of individuals who tell their stories in a refreshingly simple, diverse and matter of fact manner. The editors Harry Hinsley, as he was known at Bletchley P ....

ENIGMA –The Battle for the Codes

Hugh Sebag-Montefiore - Paperback 2004

This was the first book I was given to read as the foundation to my training as a Volunteer Tour Guide at Bletchley Park and I must admit I found it quite daunting at first, simply because I was not prepared for the depth of information and the propensity to German Naval Enigma. Ironically, it is that depth of information and insight which makes this book so interesting. The author, Hugh Sebag-Montefiore, was a barrister before becoming a j ....

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