Helen Andrews was one of the youngest of nearly 10,000 workers at Bletchley Park when she returned to the U.K. from South America in 1940.
She travelled on a lightly guarded Atlantic convoy of ships which took almost four weeks. Three ships in the convoy were sunk by U-boats. "If you've every heard groups of children crying and drowning in the middle of the night, you never forget it," says Andrews. "And it was that really that spurred me on, and I was glad that I was doing something to retaliate."
Andrews had signed a vow of secrecy at Bletchley Park. "For 70 years, I haven't said a work to anybody," she says. Now over 90, she has only recently started talking about her experiences.
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