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Engineering Heritage Award The Bombe Bletchley Park Completed in 2007 using the original blueprints. An electromechanical device designed by A Turing, G Welchman and H Keen, used in cracking the German Enigma code during the Second World War. The 200 Bombes built by the British Tabulating Machine Company played a pivotal role in winning the war.

Plaque 8337


by Institution of Mechanical Engineers on 01 March 2009

Language English
Colour red and black
Location Block B - Bletchley Park , Bletchley, United Kingdom
The Bombe (from 1939)
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954)
Gordon Welchman (1906-1985)
Harold Keen (1894-1973)
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