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Bombe computing device, made by national cash register, used to aid decryption of german enigma cypher, ww2
An Enigma decryption machine, called a "bombe." This machine, made by National Cash Register of Dayton, Ohio, eliminated all possible encryptions from intercepted messages until it arrived at the correct solution.

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current17:58, 13 April 2011Thumbnail for version as of 17:58, 13 April 20113,000 × 2,400 (1.45 MB)Tryphon (talk | contribs)Higher resolution, from http://www.nsa.gov/about/_images/pg_hi_res/wave_with_bombe.jpg.
15:35, 23 January 2008Thumbnail for version as of 15:35, 23 January 20081,800 × 1,440 (291 KB)Trekphiler (talk | contribs){{Information |Description='bombe' computing device, made by national cash register, used to aid decryption of german enigma cypher, ww2 |Source=nationalmuseum.af.mil |Date= |Author=USAF |Permission= |other_versions= }}
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