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Cracking Enigma. The epic Polish feat. (Spanish. English summary) Zbl 1384.01027

Summary: This article considers the importance of the German Enigma machine code cracking by the Poles through the analytical work developed by mathematicians as Marian Rejewski, which had vital consequences for the Nazi defeat in the Second World War, shortening it by around two years.

MSC:

01A60 History of mathematics in the 20th century
94A60 Cryptography

Biographic References:

Rejewski, Marian
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