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1918: Arthur Scherbius received patent for ENIGMA.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

24 January 1918: Arthur Scherbius received a patent for a cipher machine, now known as the ENIGMA.

Learn about the updated (and always popular) ENIGMA exhibit at the NCM via the link below.


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