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Re: Flying Saucers - The Greatest Lie Ever Told

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 18:53:13 -0300
Archived: Thu, 17 May 2012 07:48:45 -0400
Subject: Re: Flying Saucers - The Greatest Lie Ever Told


>From: Dave Morton <Marspyrs.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Tue, 15 May 2012 16:52:49 -0400 (EDT)
>Subject: Re: Flying Saucers - The Greatest Lie Ever Told

>>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>>Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 12:35:53 -0300
>>Archived: Mon, 14 May 2012 11:52:25 -0400
>>Subject: Re: Flying Saucers - The Greatest Lie Ever Told

><snip>

>I'm aware of Alan Turing, Ultra, Enigma, etc.

>>The British name for the code was not Enigma but Ultra.
>>Enigma was the code-breaking machine they used.

>Not true, Don.

>Ultra was the decoded and interpreted intelligence. Enigma was
>one of the encrypting machines.

>The actual code had various names - "Fish" being one of them.
>"Enigma code" meant "code produced by an Enigma machine".

>Joe Desch of NCR was also heavily involved in decrypting
>messages using early computers.

>I've never seen any movies about Ultra, Enigma, etc. Would
>Hollywood exaggerate and twist the facts? Yes.



Dave Morton

Ultra was the code given to the code books used to encrypt or
decipher the codes. Ultra II was recovered by Walker.

And I mentioned only the machine as being the Enigma.

Never mentioned it as a code.

Codes for German Naval transmissions as differed from the German
Army or the Luftwaffe had their own pet names assigned from what
I understand.


Don Ledger




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