xvi, 462 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
019284055X alkaline paper 9780192840554
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -451) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
A brief history of cryptography from Caesar to Bletchley Park / Simon Singh How it began : Bletchley Park goes to war / Michael Smith The German Tunny machine / Jack Copeland Colossus, codebreaking, and the digital age / Stephen Budiansky Machine against machine / Jack Copeland D-Day at Bletchley Park / Thomas H. Flowers Intercept! / Jack Copeland Colossus / Thomas H. Flowers Colossus and the rise of the modern computer / Jack Copeland The PC user's guide to Colossus / Benjamin Wells Of men and machines / Brian Randell The Colossus rebuild / Tony Sale Mr. Newman's section / Jack Copeland, with Catherine Caughey ... [et al.] Max Newman : mathematician, codebreaker, and computer pioneer / William Newman Living with Fish : breaking Tunny in the Newmanry and the Testery / Peter Hilton From Hut 8 to the Newmanry / Jack Good Codebreaking and Colossus / Donald Michie Major Tester's section / Jerry Roberts Setter and breaker / Roy Jenkins An ATS girl in the Testery / Helen Currie The Testery and the breaking of Fish / Peter Edgerley Dollis Hill at war / Jack Copeland, with David Bolam ... [et al.] The British Tunny machine / Gil Hayward How Colossus was built and operated : one of its engineers reveals its secrets / Harry Fensom Bletchley Park's Sturgeon : the Fish that laid no eggs / Frode Weierud German teleprinter traffic and Swedish wartime intelligence / Craig McKay.