Den (dewhitton) wrote,
Den
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UK Trip Day 9 part 1

And so on day 9 I took Aaron to see Bletchley Park, and had to explain to him the significance of the place.

The Mansion where the Code Breakers worked.
Bletchley Park

Actually, this is where the head of the section and his staff worked. The real code breakers worked out of little pre-fab huts on the grounds.
Bletchley Park

Dispatch rider's bike. The rider would convey documents between Bletchley Park and High Command.
Bletchley Park

A reconstruction of the Bombe, which was used in the early days of the war.
Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

Relays and patch panels behind the Bombe
Bletchley Park

Tin toys in the museum
Bletchley Park

Statue of Alan Turing, made of thin sheets of slate.
Bletchley Park

Alan Turing's office in Hut 4
Bletchley Park

Looking along the Hut 4 corridor to the briefing room.
Bletchley Park

3 rotor Enigma machine
Bletchley Park

4 rotor Enigma machine, codenamed "Shark"
Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

Some war-time posters.
Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

Next: Colossus!
Tags: bletchley park, enigma, travel, trip, uk
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