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Bletchley Park was the central site for British Code-breakers During World War Two.

D Block - Enigma Work

G Block - Traffic Analysis & Deception Operations.

Most German messages decrypted at Bletchley were produced by one or another Enigma Cipher machine but an important minority were produced by the even more complicated twelve-rotor Lorenz SZ42 on-line Teleprinter Cipher Machine.

Well we planed this in advance as we were unsure how easy it would be to get onto but to our suprise we walked right on and into G block no security that we saw. 

We had a good mooch around taking lots of photos and Dan done vidoeing as always.

We started in G Block and then went onto another building.

Well this place was out of this world so much history lots of records found that should have been destroyed but never seemed to be two copy's of the Enigma machine  lots of old tech in the place too. We could not belive our eyes or luck. So much more to see there but we had to leave due to time. But we will be going back again.

Please Enjoy.

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I have over 200 photos for this place please feel free to check out my flickr page.

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Interesting place & documents. I also like the last shot with the keys.

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I find it quite a lot more satisfying to find things on paper, it builds a picture to go along with the buildings. Nice work :) 

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Its not to bad hun i had done the tendon in my knee the day before and was struggling but still managed to get in the building lol.. Thank you. Your welcome to join us next time we go.

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That paperwork's cool, it's a pretty amazing place. Still confused as to why they don't do something with all the equipment in here

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So much to see in some parts of this with all that equipment dotted around, I could've literally spent all day in there looking at stuff. Same as @The_Raw says; there seems to be stuff in there that really should be in the museum next door

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On ‎31‎/‎05‎/‎2017 at 11:53 PM, hamtagger said:

So much to see in some parts of this with all that equipment dotted around, I could've literally spent all day in there looking at stuff. Same as @The_Raw says; there seems to be stuff in there that really should be in the museum next door

 

You have to remember the museum next door is primarily concerned with the place as it was used in WWII for the code breaking, that's what it focusses on. Most of the equipment that's left in these buildings has no relation to that activity and is much much newer. It's still interesting, but I can understand why it's left there.

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6 hours ago, Maniac said:

 

You have to remember the museum next door is primarily concerned with the place as it was used in WWII for the code breaking, that's what it focusses on. Most of the equipment that's left in these buildings has no relation to that activity and is much much newer. It's still interesting, but I can understand why it's left there.

 

Yeah i know the story of the place but as much as there's a lot of general old telecommunications equipment, there's also some old decrypting devices stacked up in one of the rooms that is quite near the museum side. Perhaps they're gradually coming in that door and grabbing a piece to refurb or wipe clean for their displays? There's definitely some relevant shit in there which seems to have been discarded, but i'm guessing with a site this size they have enough to fill their displays for now :) 

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