How Women Won WWII: AABBA and the Art of CodebreakingFeb 08, 2023
Today on Here's Where It Gets Interesting, let's break some secret wartime codes. Shakespeare and Al Capone. What could possibly be a link between these two men who were born centuries apart? A master codebreaker named Elizebeth Smith Friedman. If her name doesn’t sound familiar, there’s a reason for that. Even though she is one of the pioneers of cryptanalysis, very few people knew about her war-changing contributions until after her files were declassified in 2008.
Links to Full Episode:
- Elizebeth and William
- Elizebeth and George Fabyan
- Code Sheet from Elizebeth
- Codebreakers at Bletchley Park