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Breaking the Enigma Code – Alan Turing

I have recently watched the movie The Imitation Game. The movie is about Alan Turing and how he was the key player to break the code of the German Enigma Machine in World War II. In this article I have collected Information and videos about Allen Turing, The Enigma machine and how the Enigma code was ultimately broken.

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Lincoln Memorial (Washington DC)

The Lincoln Memorial is a highlight of any visit to Washington DC. It was built to remember one of the most important figures in the history of the United States: Abraham Lincoln.

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Ten Things That Were Different in 1914

In 1914, at the start of World War I, Europe and in fact the whole world looked very different from the world we know today, over a hundred years later. We look at 10 things that were fundamentally different. Technology...

Live tweeting World War I

Live tweeting World War I

Live tweeting usually refers to somebody tweeting about an event live, as it happens. There are twitter accounts that live tweet the events of World War I – exactly 100 years later. Both are worth to...

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The Test – Why History Matters

Why do we lock back at the past, why is history interesting and / or important for us? One of the best answers to these very old questions was given by John Green in the very...