Enigma & the North East

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Enigma & the North East
See a rare Enigma machine, used to code secret messages during WW2.

Find out how people from the North-East played a vital role in helping

the codebreakers at Bletchley Park.



The small display at Discovery Museum will tell the stories of

Tyneside-built ships HMS Bulldog and HMS Petard, which were both

involved in the salvaging of material from German U-boats vital for

the teams at Bletchley Park to break the German Navy Enigma.



Tommy Brown from North Shields volunteered to assist in the seizing of

material from one of the U-boats. The retrieval had an immediate

impact on the outcome of the War, not least on Allied fortunes in the

Atlantic.

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26th May 2022,
10:00am
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27th May 2022,
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28th May 2022,
11:00am
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