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Bletchley Park Bombe decoder

The newly restored museum at Bletchley Park, the British wartime code-breaking center in Milton Keynes, about an hour by train northwest of London, includes a Bombe decoder, which is explained by a volunteer.

Credit: Tom Jamieson for The New York Times

When "Captain Ridley's shooting party" gathered here in late August 1938 as weekend guests at Bletchley Park, a Buckinghamshire country house, they were accompanied by one of the finest chefs from the Savoy hotel.

From The New York Times
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