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1928: Friedman's Coded Holiday Gram

Monday, December 24, 2018
1928: Friedman's Coded Holiday Gram

It's December 1928 and Elizebeth and William Friedman sent a coded holiday gram to friends and loved ones. The codebreaking couple fortunately included a grille overlay that with a series of quarter turns would reveal the complete message. The full message reads..."For Christmas greetings in '28; Brings you word of xmas cheer; A crypto telephotogram here; We use a means quite up to date."

Happy Holidays!

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