[SIGCIS-Members] Fwd: News: The Bombe arrives at TNMOC

Brian Randell brian.randell at newcastle.ac.uk
Tue May 1 03:55:33 PDT 2018


Hi:

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The Bombe arrives at TNMOC

1 May 2018

After more than ten hours of tense work, the Turing-Welchman Bombe arrived safely at The National Museum of Computing on Bletchley Park. With air lifts, wheel changes and extremely tight squeezes, the reconstruction of the extraordinary Enigma code-breaking machine edged its way into its new gallery that will soon be open to the public.

The move was made possible thanks to the generous contributions of more than 500 individuals and organisations who donated more than £50,000 in a four-week Crowdfunder appeal ending in March to keep the Bombe on the Bletchley Park Estate.

See the full story and photos here: http://www.tnmoc.org/Bombe-arrival

Cheers

Brian Randell

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