Cracking the Enigma: Codebreaking in World War II

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Title

Cracking the Enigma: Codebreaking in World War II

Subject

Educational Modules

Description

This educational module on Allied efforts to break Axis codes and cyphers during World War II. The information obtained from decoded messages proved essential to battlefield success and, ultimately, an Allied victory. Using a selection of primary sources and secondary sources, this unit examines the importance of cryptography in World War II and the contributions of individuals to Allied decrypting efforts.

Creator

Amy Collerton

Source

Museum of History and Holocaust Education

Publisher

Kennesaw State University

Date

January 2021

Contributor

Tyler Crafton-Karnes
Adina Langer
Isabel Mann
Brittany Sealey
Helen Thomas

Rights

All Rights Reserved.

Relation

This educational module is available as part of the Museum of History and Holocaust Education's university module offerings. You can request the full module and view the complete list of university offerings here. 

Format

Adobe Spark

Language

English

Type

Website
Interactive Resource

Coverage

United States 20th Century
Europe 20th Century

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Geolocation

Citation

Amy Collerton, “Cracking the Enigma: Codebreaking in World War II,” Digital Histories, accessed October 21, 2021, https://digitalhistories.kennesaw.edu/items/show/185.