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WWII Bombe operator Ruth Bourne: I'd never heard of Enigma until long after the war

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Re: Cribs from touch

There was also the method of generating cribs which was known as "gardening".

BP would get the RAF to drop ("sow") mines into the sea at a specific location. Later, they would "reap" the benefits by looking for reports which contained the word for "mines" and specified the location.

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