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Anonymous Coward

Strange....

That this is posted the same day as the news that Bletchley Park is to receive a Government grant. Is El Reg counting on the news to help sales ( and yes I just added this to my Xmas List)

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Anonymous Coward

I thought geeks were

those geese on sentry duty during Roman Empire times, they would act as surveillance systems, squawking at any intruders.

Point is any technology can be used as a weapon, all weapons are tools, so I suppose the German 'Geeks' were outsmarted by the British 'Geeks', but then again the victor gets to the write the history books don't they.

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Sam

the victor gets to the write the history books

Which is why French history books are blank.

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THE war geek?

Highly recommended

Most Secret War by R. V. Jones, a man we owe a lot to

# ISBN-10: 185326699X

# ISBN-13: 978-1853266997

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eBook version plz?

Looks very interesting. I'll buy it when there's a DRM-free ebook version. Sony format preferred.

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Dead Vulture

Infamous?

How is cracking the Enigma Code using an early programmable computer a bad thing?

I think someone needs to add a dictionary to their list also!

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