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A Scenic Tour of Wartime Britain's Five Intelligence Hubs

By Bulent Yusuf on at

There were many fronts of battle in World War II, and military intelligence had a part to play in all of them. Scattered all over the country were bases and labs where spies, analysts and technicians feverishly worked on cracking codes, studying photos, making maps and designing weapons. Here's a list of the five most important.

Watch as Google Remembers the Birth of the World's First Digital, Programmable, Electronic Computer

By Sam Gibbs on at

Google’s got a bit of a soft spot for Bletchly Park, known for being the British code-cracking institution of WWII. What you might not realise is that Bletchly was also the birthplace of the modern digital, programmable, electronic computer back in 1942 with Colossus. Google’s put together a beautiful short film looking back on the pioneering work that paved the way for what we all rely on today.