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Dr Mark ‘Enigma’ Baldwin is an international expert and professional speaker on the Enigma Machine, the History of Cryptography, and the Special Operations Executive, and has delivered more than 700 talks to over 60,000 people on these topics, all over the world.

His Enigma Machine talks and demos offer a rare opportunity for the audience to see and even play with a genuine, wartime Enigma Machine.

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Women Codebreakers; the hidden female heroes of code cracking

Without doubt, if you ask someone to name some WW2 codebreakers, all the names they are likely to come up with will be those of men. Alan Turing, Gordon Welchman, Alistair Denniston, Dillwyn Knox, John Tiltman, Hugh Alexander, Stuart Milner-Barry, and Bill Tutte are names which might figure in a brief list of leading British … Continue reading Women Codebreakers; the hidden female heroes of code cracking

Finding Enigma: from fields to flea markets – strange places Enigma machines have been found

Because, occasionally, previously unknown Enigma machines come to light (especially in Eastern Europe) our knowledge about how many Enigma machines survive, and how many were made, improves with time. The number of known survivors increases, and will doubtless continue to increase, but one fact stands unchanged: the vast majority of all Enigma machines made (perhaps … Continue reading Finding Enigma: from fields to flea markets – strange places Enigma machines have been found

Dr Enigma visits HAM Radio Fair in Germany

There were so many thousands of valves, condensers, tuners, aerials, coils, antennae, and numerous boxes of electronic gear embellished with dials, knobs and switches, that it was easy to accept that the recent Amateur Radio Fair in Friedrichshafen was Europe’s largest. For some years now, that has been the proud boast of this southern German … Continue reading Dr Enigma visits HAM Radio Fair in Germany

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