Colossus: Breaking the Code

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Date
2011
Producer
Produced and directed by Jon Plutte. Written by Jas Lonnquist. Post Production by The Impact Media Group.
Copyright Owner
© Computer History Museum
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102695598

The ability to send secret, encoded communications led to ruthless devastation by Nazi troops early in WWII. Allied mathematicians and engineers rushed to build a machine capable of breaking the codes. Here we pay tribute to “Colossus” for helping to end the war and begin the age of computing.