US Navy Cryptanalytic Bombe - A Theory of Operation and Computer Simulation

Magnus Ekhall

Fredrik Hallenberg

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Ingår i: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Historical Cryptology HistoCrypt 2018

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 149:19, s. 103-108

NEALT Proceedings Series 34:19, p. 103-108

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Publicerad: 2018-06-13

ISBN: 978-91-7685-252-1

ISSN: 1650-3686 (tryckt), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper presents a computer simulation of the US Navy Turing bombe. The US Navy bombe, an improved version of the British Turing-Welchman bombe, was predominantly used to break German naval Enigma messages during World War II.By using simulations of a machine to break an example message it is shown how the US Navy Turing bombe could have been operated and how it would have looked when running.


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