Subtitle The Secret Archives

Sinclair McKay, Bletchley Park
Price £30.00
Description Description

This is beautifully slipcased presented collector’s edition of the best selling title, The Lost World of Bletchley Park, a comprehensive illustrated history of this remarkable place, from its prewar heyday as a country estate, its wartime requisition and how it became the place where modern computing was invented and the German Enigma code was cracked, to its post-war dereliction and then rescue towards the end of the twentieth century as a museum.

Removable memorabilia includes:

  • 1938 recruiting memo with a big tick against Turing’s name
  • Churchill’s ‘Action this day’ letter giving code breakers extra resources
  • Handwritten Turing memos
  • Top Secret Engima decryptions, about the sinking of the Bismark, German High Command’s assessment of D-Day threat and  the message announcing Hitler’s suicide
  • A wealth of everyday items such as call-up papers, security notices and propoganda posters

Newly redesigned interiors with 25% new content, high end slipcase package featuring removable facsimile documents, this is an essential purchase for everyone interested and wanting to experience the place where code-breaking helped to win the war.

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Format Hardcover Book 176 Pages
ISBN 9781781315347
Size8.50 in x 9.49 in / 216.00 mm x 241.00 mm
Published Date February 4th, 2016
Sinclair McKay

SINCLAIR MCKAY is the bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bletchley Park, The Lost World of Bletchley Park, The Secret Life of Fighter Command and The Secret Listeners for Aurum, as well as histories of Hammer films, the James Bond films and the pastime of rambling. He lives in London.

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