What impact did the Enigma machine have on the outcome of the second world war? The successes in breaking Enigma codes at Bletchley Park contributed greatly to the defeat of the Axis powers and is suggested to notably have shortened the span of the war. Enigma became a crucial tool in the code breaking activity during the Second World War. The innovatory Enigma was initially introduced in the German military in the 1920’s, as a product aimed at the business marked created by the German Engineer Arthur Scherbius. It provided its maneuverers with a system competent transmitting confidential content.
America and Russia had different Aims for Germany. Stalin wanted to destroy Germany, and was stripping East Germany of its wealth. Britain and America wanted to rebuild Germany’s industry in January 1947, they joined their two zones together into Bizonia. This had a big impact on both Sides sphere of influence because the USSR’s way of protecting their sphere of influence is to make Russia more powerful, by stripping Germany from their industrial resources, they are leaving Germany helpless while Russia can expand its industrial dominance. But when America interfered with the USSR’s plans they tried to help Germany by occupying Western Germany, this helped America’s sphere of influence because not only did they have control over germany, but they were able to convert West Germany to become a democratic country.
The group was all working on breaking day-to-day Nazi codes, except Turing. He was working on designing a machine that would have artificial intelligence to break any Nazi code. Turing’s machine, Christopher, took time and a fund of £100,000 from the government to be built. The machine finally worked, but the team had planned on keeping it a secret from the British government because if the Germans know that their Nazi codes had been broken, then they will format it and create a new one. Turing proposed to Joan Clarke, a member of the code breakers, she accepted it and they were engaged.
In Germany, Reilly went on undercover job. The planes used by the German soldiers had advanced technology, way ahead of the rest of the world. When a plane went down, Reilly and his partner quickly drew the magneto design and sent it to Britain (78). Several accounts of have been advanced to explain the dealings Reilly had with Zaharoff but Cook, in Aces of Spies: The True Story of Sidney Reilly counters all these stories by underscoring lack of evidence in the relationship between the two (104). Cook refers to Reilly as more of a con (100).
The Enigma machine was developed at the end of World War I by a German engineer, named Arthur Scherbius, and was most famously used to encode messages within the German military before and during World War II. (Mental floss). All german messages were crypted using enigma and send via radio which was very easily accessible. In the past , code breakers were linguistic specialist but this code was ultimately cracked by mathematicians. (Enigma Machine Labelled) I had first heard about the Enigma code while studying history but it had interested me after watching the Imitation Game recently.
For instance, it was noted that the “German propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels and other Nazis carefully organized the pogroms.”1 To describe the Kristallnacht as just an act of revenge would completely undermine its true importance. To the Nazis, it was the perfect opportunity to launch an attack after the assassination. As a matter of fact, “Groups of SA and SS men (the Elite Guards and Storm Troops), wearing civilian clothes, went by motorcycle, with sidecars filled with stones, to designated places.”2 The government seemed to carefully construct a plan and even made efforts to dress the men in civilian clothes. Since the SS was going to “designated places,” they
Math Exploration Cracking different Ciphers Himanshu Mehta Mr. Classey Rationale This mathematics exploration is focus around the topics of cryptography to be more focused this exploration will look at some of the ciphers which have been used in the past. My decision to pursue this topic was mainly because of my interest in the Enigma Code machine built by German engineer Arthur Scherbius and was used in the World War II. This device is fascinating because it was the most advanced cipher in the 1940’s and was said to be unbreakable if the Germans had implemented the cipher properly. After the war ended “It was thanks to Ultra (project associated with the cracking of the Enigma) that we won the war.” Winston Churchill to King
Beatty's motives were to protect himself from higher power, revealing that people will do almost anything to protect themselves or people they love. In the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, after driving to Montag’s house, Beatty asked him to burn it down. Some would say that this was Beatty’s challenging Montag or that Beatty was doing right and protecting himself. However if Beatty had not taken the calls and burned Montag's home down he would have had consequences for disobeying the rules. The government in the book had been brainwashing their citizens into believing books were bad for society and were constantly distracting them.
The movie titled “The Imitation Game” directed by Morten Tyldum is based on the true story of Alan MathisonTuring. This particular movie was inspired by the biographical book, “Alan Turing: The Enigma” written by Andrew Hodges. Alan Turing was a mathematician, cryptanalysis, and a well known war hero. In 1952, he worked at Bletchley Park, Britain’s code breaking center, during the Second World War. Subsequently, he cracked the Enigma, which is an electro mechanical rotor cipher machine that generates a new code every 24 hours, used by Nazi Germany.