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Nazi Operated Enigma Machine Retrieved In Baltic Sea
ANCIENT ARCHEOLOGY ^ | 12-12-2020 | Joyce Williams

Posted on 12/15/2020 8:40:27 AM PST by PAUL09

Nazi Operated Enigma Machine Retrieved In Baltic Sea Recovery of the century’s long lost-quintessential mechanical encryption machine: The Enigma code machine was made in the cold Baltic Sea in Europe nearly three centuries after its drastic beneficial purpose had been served during the second world war.

Having been said that during the ending period of World War II, the machine was abandoned deep into the sea by German to keep it out of reach of the allies.

WHAT IS AN ENIGMA CODE?

The Enigma code machine. ( image source ) Enigma machines also used a form of substitution encryption. Substitution encryption is a simple way to decipher messages, but these codes are very easy to crack. The Caesar cipher is a good example of a substitution encryption scheme. The Caesar cipher transfers several positions for each letter of the alphabet.

For example, A Caesar cipher with a shift of 1 would encode P as a Q, and Z as an A, and many more. Similarly with a shift of 5 would encode A as F, M as R, and so on.

HOW ENIGMA CODE WAS USED DURING WORLD WAR-II? The Enigma machine is an authentication device evolved and utilized in the mid-20th century to safeguard industrial, political, armed, and economic information. It was commonly used by Nazi Germany during the Second World War, in all divisions of the German Army.

The machine allowed gazillions of ways to encrypt a data/statement, making it extremely tricky for other European countries during the war to decode German codes, thus securing themselves from foreign invasion and prevent attacks.

RETRIEVAL OF THE MACHINE DEEPER INTO THE BALTIC SEA : When a team of divers was given a task, based on the nature conservancy of the World Wildlife Fund unexpectedly found a mysterious object in northern Germany’s Bay of Gelting while trying to collect old fishing nets. They obtained what was supposedly deemed to be a typical typewriter.

The team immediately grasped and contacted the authorities that they had uncovered a historic artifact. Allied troops fought tooth and nail during the war to decode the codes generated by the Enigma machine, which were constantly updated, to obtain crucial information about the activities of German soldiers.

But it was suggested to be what was long lost enigma code machine used during world war-II on extensive research being carried out by marine archaeologist Florian Huber at Bletchley Park.

“As per the Imperial War Museums, English mathematician Alan Turing was vital to the efforts to crack the German Navy’s Enigma messages in 1941, which were much more complicated”

The achievement assisted the Allies in decoding crucial radio communications regarding German military activities.

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The milestone assisted the Allies in decrypting important coded messages concerning German military activities, setting a war to an end and saving the lives of millions of people; Turing and his team’s story was rendered into a 2014 movie titled The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, an Oscar-nominated UK actor.

The divers pledged to fund the machine in a museum where it could be preserved and exhibited.

Surviving Enigma machines are rare in 2020, but specimens can be found in museums spread all over the world. The reconstruction process for the discovery is expected to take around a year.


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1 posted on 12/15/2020 8:40:27 AM PST by PAUL09
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To: PAUL09

any Biden votes on it?


2 posted on 12/15/2020 8:40:57 AM PST by wny
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To: PAUL09

Funny enough, I’m halfway through reading the novel “Cryptonomicon”, which has a big plotline about the enigma machines and German U-boats.


3 posted on 12/15/2020 8:44:48 AM PST by Boogieman
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To: PAUL09

Dominion is the new Enigma.


4 posted on 12/15/2020 8:45:41 AM PST by Delta 21 (Get off your ass and earn it!)
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To: PAUL09

WHAT IS AN ENIGMA CODE?

The code of Batemans rival ed nigma


5 posted on 12/15/2020 8:47:20 AM PST by Bob434
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To: PAUL09
Nazi Operated Enigma Machine Retrieved In Baltic Sea Recovery of the century’s long lost-quintessential mechanical encryption machine: nearly three centuries during the second world war.

Having been said that during the ending period of World War II, the machine was abandoned deep into the sea by German to keep it out of reach of the allies.


What a strange opening paragraph? "Seven Decades" would be more appropriate than "Three Centuries". And what does "The Enigma code machine was made in the cold Baltic Sea in Europe" mean? Or THIS: "after its drastic beneficial purpose had been served". Is this a translation?
6 posted on 12/15/2020 8:47:25 AM PST by left that other site (If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all. (Isaiah 7:9))
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To: Whenifhow; null and void; aragorn; EnigmaticAnomaly; kalee; Kale; AZ .44 MAG; Baynative; bgill; ...

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7 posted on 12/15/2020 8:48:14 AM PST by bitt ( Let every child of the Republic LEARN TO LIVE FOR HIS GOD, his land and Union.)
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To: PAUL09
Cool, but we cracked the code...


8 posted on 12/15/2020 8:50:11 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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The Poles cracked the code.


9 posted on 12/15/2020 8:51:28 AM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: PAUL09

With a name like Joyce Williams shouldn’t this author have more familiarity with the English language than is exhibited in this excerpt? Such a jumble of words!


10 posted on 12/15/2020 8:52:04 AM PST by Bigg Red (Trump will be sworn in under a shower of confetti made from the tattered remains of the Rat Party.)
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To: left that other site
Is this a translation?

If so, it was translated by someone who doesn't speak either language, and is a little wobbly in their dating.

11 posted on 12/15/2020 8:52:15 AM PST by Old Student (As I watch the balkanization of our nation I realize that Robert A. Heinlein was a prophet. )
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To: Old Student

And possibly drunk.


12 posted on 12/15/2020 8:53:41 AM PST by Coronal
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To: PAUL09

I musta slept a couple hundred years.


13 posted on 12/15/2020 8:56:50 AM PST by hercuroc
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“... The Enigma code machine was made in the cold Baltic Sea in Europe nearly three centuries after its drastic beneficial purpose had been served during the second world war....”

Three CENTURIES???

This machine was created in the 1940s. That, at least according the “Old Math” that I learned in school in the 1970s, is NOT three hundred years ago.

Although it may as well be at this point...


14 posted on 12/15/2020 8:57:06 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: PAUL09
The machine allowed gazillions of ways to encrypt a data/statement, making it extremely tricky for other European countries during the war to decode German codes, thus securing themselves from foreign invasion and prevent attacks...

Clearly written by modern college graduate.
15 posted on 12/15/2020 8:57:57 AM PST by golux
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“The Enigma code machine was made in the cold Baltic Sea in Europe nearly three centuries after its drastic beneficial purpose...”

Apparently, we are in the year 2245 and we are all still alive and Donald Trump is in his 57th term as President of the United States.


16 posted on 12/15/2020 8:59:21 AM PST by Meatspace
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And “Nazi Operated”????

While SOME German Kreigsmarine personnel were probably die-hard National Socialists, this piece of equipment was a standard-issue cryptographic device used on the U-Boats; hence, German naval personnel operated it, the majority of whom were probably just sailors performing their normal duties.

Words mean things.


17 posted on 12/15/2020 9:01:39 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: left that other site

I think the magazine is too cheap to hire an editor.


18 posted on 12/15/2020 9:04:10 AM PST by Bookshelf
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To: Boogieman

Cryptonomicon, Bobby Shaftoe is a god!!!


19 posted on 12/15/2020 9:10:10 AM PST by dsrtsage (Complexity is merely simplicity lacking imagination)
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To: golux

Reads like a bad translation. Reason I say that is that sometimes and encryption system is said to have been “broken into”. And those three words might translate as “invaded”.


20 posted on 12/15/2020 9:10:21 AM PST by Tallguy (Facts be d@mned! The narrative must be protected at all costs!)
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