The Lost World Of Bletchley Park: The Illustrated History Of The Wartime Codebreaking Centre

November 1, 2013|
The  Lost World Of Bletchley Park: The Illustrated History Of The Wartime Codebreaking Centre by Sinclair Mckay
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The huge success of Sinclair’s The Secret Life of Bletchley Park – a quarter of a million copies sold to date – has been symptomatic of a similarly dramatic increase in visitors to Bletchley Park itself, the Victorian mansion in Buckinghamshire now open as an engrossing museum of wartime codebreaking. Aurum is publishing the first comprehensive illustrated history of this remarkable place, from its prewar heyday as a country estate under the Liberal MP Sir Herbert Leon, through its wartime requisition with the addition of the famous huts within the grounds, from  the place where modern computing was invented and the German Enigma code was cracked, to its post-war dereliction and then rescue towards the end of the twentieth century as a museum whose visitor numbers have more than doubled in the last five years. Featuring over 200 photographs, some previously unseen, and text by Sinclair McKay, this will be an essential purchase for everyone interested in the place where codebreaking helped to win the war.
SINCLAIR MCKAY is the acclaimed author of history and historical true crime including the best-selling The Secret Life of Bletchley Park. HIs previous Aurum titles include Mile End Murder, The Lost World of Bletchley Park, The Secret Life of Fighter Command and The Secret Listeners for Aurum, as well as histori...
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Title:The Lost World Of Bletchley Park: The Illustrated History Of The Wartime Codebreaking Centre
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:192 pages, 10.25 X 7.75 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 10.25 X 7.75 X 1 in
Published:November 1, 2013
Publisher:Aurum Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781781311912

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