A look at the life and times of the world's first codebreaker. He broke the Nazi Enigma code during World War II, and went on to become the father of computer science. This is the story of Alan Turing, history's most important codebreaker.
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.
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