Capturing Enigma

Capturing Enigma: How HMS Petard Seized the German Naval Codes

History , Military History , Military Theory , Second World War
Paperback Published on: 01/07/2002
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Synopsis

An attack by a British destroyer on a German U-boat in the Eastern Mediterranean in October 1942 altered the course of the entire war. The capture of secret coding material from U-559, at the cost of two of HMS Petard's crew, enabled Bletchley Park's codebreakers to successfully crack the U-boat cypher.

  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780750930505
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 200g
  • Dimensions: 178 x 110 x 10 mm

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Capturing Enigma
Fascinating
I have to say that I think this book has the wrong title. This is the very interesting history of HMS Petard, a ship of the royal navy. Background is given... READ MORE
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