During the Second World War, Turing worked for the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. For a time he led Hut the section responsible for German naval cryptanalysis.
"World War II ladies with their Airedales. These Airedales were used in World War II as sentry (guard) dogs. Members of the Women Auxiliary Territorial Services cared for the dogs and exercised them; although the actual training was done by men"
Alan Turing and his machines - fresh insights into the enigma