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Poles Launch Campaign for Enigma Code Breaking Recognition
Posted on 10/10/2012
Decades after Nazi Germany's Enigma code was first cracked, Poland went on the offensive to reclaim the glory of a cryptologic success it feels has been unjustly claimed by Britain. Frustrated at watching the achievements of the British wartime code breakers at Bletchley Park lauded while those of Poles go overlooked, Poland's parliament has launched a campaign to "restore justice" to the Polish men and women who first broke the Enigma codes.