Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II, became deputy head of Hut 8 in 1944. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. Clarke was paid less than the men and felt that she was prevented from progressing further because of her gender. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist. You have Joan and the women of Bletchley Park to thank for changing the History of the World AND the fact that you’re reading this on a computer!

Joan Clarke, the cryptanalyst war-heroine, and the women of Bletchley Park (you never heard of)

History: Joan Clarke Murray codebreaker at Bletchley Park during World War II. Code breaking was almost exclusively done by men during the war. She was a English cryptanalyst and numismatist ~

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Bletchley Park: It's no secret, just an Enigma

The country mansion where thousands toiled to crack the Nazi code will next weekend host a special anniversary reunion, reports Max Davidson.

The Imitation Game: Could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park? original crossword

Could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park?

The famed British codebreakers of Bletchley Park placed a challenging crossword puzzle in the Daily Telegraph newspaper on January Anyone (man or woman) who could solve it in un…

Bletchley Park World War 2 | Bletchley Park Turing Bombe

A gallery of images from Bletchley Park, home to the National Codes Centre and the National Museum of Computing, for the Turing centenary

WRENS, who as young women helped crack Hitler’s secret codes by operating the Colossus computer, meet once again at Bletchley Park after seeing their picture in The Telegraph. Codebreakers (left to right) Lorna Cockayne, Margaret Kelly, Joanna Chorley (wheelchair), Margaret O'Connell, Margaret Mortimer and Betty Warwick, with a working Colossus machine in the background.

Female codebreakers reunited at Bletchley Park

Female codebreakers reunited at Bletchley Park Women who helped crack Hitler’s secret codes by operating the Colossus computer meet once aga.

A rare picture of a team of women code-breakers who operated the world's first electronic computer during the Second World War has been uncovered

The women code-breakers who operated the first electronic computer during WWII

codebreakers - the final secret. A forgotten photograph found in a desk drawer has cast light on the secretive world of the female codebreakers who operated the world's first electronic computer used to crack Nazi messages during the Second World War.

Alan Turing : The codebreaker who saved 'millions of lives' / Jack Copeland @bbcnews | Alan Turing - the Bletchley Park codebreaker - would have been 100 years old on 23 June had he lived to the present day. To mark the occasion the BBC commissioned a week-long series of articles to explore his many achievements. This second essay examines the impact the British mathematician had on the outcome of World War II | #alanturingyear

Turing saved 'millions of lives'

The bombe's operators read decrypted German messages by marking the position of its drums

At Bletchley Park, a great place to visit, Alan Turing Statue by Stephen Kettle, by Downtime_1882, via Flickr.

Alan Turing Statue by Stephen Kettle. Made of thousands of slate stones from Wales. Have seen this at Bletchley Park - it is astonishing.

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