WWII: Breaking the Lorenz Code

Brian G Turner

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That’s a very abbreviated and misleading version of breaking the Lorenz code.

Actually, the worlds first electronic digital computer - Colossus - was designed for breaking the code and especially continuing to read Lorenz coded messages. This was such a secret, only the UK and US knew it was broken, that the USSR used the Lorenz code until the early 70’s. And all this time, the UK and US could read those messages. This all came out in the early 90’s after the Official Secrets time period expired.
 
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