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The Impact of the Allied Cryptographers on World War II : Cryptanalysis of the Japanese and German Cipher Machines

@inproceedings{Callahan2014TheIO,
  title={The Impact of the Allied Cryptographers on World War II : Cryptanalysis of the Japanese and German Cipher Machines},
  author={K. Callahan},
  year={2014}
}
  • K. Callahan
  • Published 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Throughout history, cryptography has played an important role during times of war. The ability to read enemy messages can lead to invaluable knowledge that can be used to lessen casualties and secure victories. The Allied cryptographers during World War II had a major impact on the outcome of the war. The Allies’ ability to intercept and decrypt messages encrypted on the Japanese cipher machine, Purple, and the German cipher machine, Enigma, empowered the Allies with a major advantage during… CONTINUE READING
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