After Bill Tutte had worked out the logical structure of the Lorenz machine, engineers set about building a functionally equivalent machine. Never having seen a Lorenz machine, the device they created looked entirely different and was electro-mechanical rather than purely mechanical. It was made mostly from telephone parts -- components with which the telephone engineers from Britain's General Post Office were most familiar.


  • Title: Decrypt
  • Location: The National Museum of Computing

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