Bletchley Park’s code-breaking archives to go online

Published on June 7th, 2010 | by Admin

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Millions of WWII documents from Bletchley Park are set to be digitized and made available online.

Electronics company Hewlett-Packard has donated a number of scanners to the centre in Milton Keynes so volunteers can begin the ground-breaking task.

Many of the records at the once-secret centre have not been touched for years.

During the war, it was home to more than 10,000 men and women who decoded encrypted German messages.

The centre hopes that once the work starts, previously untold stories about the role Bletchley Park played in the war, will be revealed.

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2 Responses to Bletchley Park’s code-breaking archives to go online

  1. Hels says:

    How many of the thousands of young men and women who worked at Bletchley Park in the early 1940s are alive and still thinking brilliantly today? Wouldn’t it be great to locate them and see what secrets they have to tell.

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