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Nautical Brass, PO Box 3966, N. Ft. Myers, FL 33918-3966. (NOTE: Some
of the issues are in short supply, and as they run out will be
replaced with photocopies).
The articles are archived at the Library of Congress,
Bletchley Park Museum in England, and National
Fort George G. Meade, Maryland (301) 688-5489.
The museum also has hands-on working enigma machines and cryptography exhibits.
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Chapter I: 1926-1939. How the Poles broke the German Enigma ciphers prior to World War II. (31K)
Chapter II: 1939-1941. The start of World War II, Bletchley Park, Ultra, German beam guidance systems, the U-Boats, invasion plans, capture of U-110. (30K)
Chapter III: 1941. Radar, Pearl Harbor, United States enters the War, "Purple", "Magic", Africa. (20K)
Chapter IV: 1941-42. German beam systems, German capital ships, Greece, Yugoslavia, Russia, improved radar, ASW, Japanese conquests, Paukenschlag, North Africa, Midway. (30K)
Appendix A. The Abwehr Enigma, with excellent close-up photos and descriptions by David Hamer. The Abwehr Enigma stepping mechanism was more complicated than the field Enigma machine.
Annotated Bibliography. 120 references, including Web sites, movies, video tapes, books and articles. (17K)
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