The 1942 reorganization of the Government Code and Cypher School
Grey, Christopher and Sturdy, Andrew. (2008) The 1942 reorganization of the Government Code and Cypher School. Cryptologia, Volume 32 (Number 4). pp. 311-333. ISSN 0161-1194Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01611190802114411
This paper analyses the organization of the Government Code and Cypher School (GC CS) at Bletchley Park during the Second World War. The complexities and peculiarities of the organization are overviewed and a periodization provided. The main focus is on the pivotal 1942 reorganization, which is explained in terms of the changing scale of GC CS following the successful attack on the Enigma machine cipher, and in terms of organizational politics. The more minor 1944 reorganization is also described.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D731 World War II
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Great Britain. Government Code and Cypher School -- Reorganization, Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England), Denniston, Alastair Guthrie, 1881-1961, World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Cryptologia|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis Ltd.|
|Number of Pages:||23|
|Page Range:||pp. 311-333|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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