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Enigma: Why the Fight to Break Nazi Encryption Still Matters


Enigma machine

This is the Enigma machine that enabled secret Nazi communications. Efforts to break that encoding system ultimately helped make D-Day possible.

Credit: Andrew Hoyle/CNET

It was night when three British sailors and a 16-year-old canteen assistant boarded a sinking U-boat off the coast of Egypt.

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