During the Second World War, Turing worked for the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. For a time he led Hut the section responsible for German naval cryptanalysis.
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A look at the life and times of the world's first codebreaker. He broke the Nazi Enigma code during World War II, and went on to become the father of computer science. This is the story of Alan Turing, history's most important codebreaker.
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outofficial: Alan Turing’s Personal Letters Reveal His Inner Turmoil. Newly released handwritten letters sent by Alan Turing after his conviction for ‘gross indecency’ reveal his candid thoughts about his sexuality.
Young Alan Turing - founder of computer science, helped win World War II by decrypting the german coding machine Enigma. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found guilty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to commit suicide.