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Ultra Magazine - Issue 12

Wed, 1 May 2019
Overview
The spring issue of Ultra, the Bletchley Park magazine, is now on sale

The Spring 2019 issue of Bletchley Park’s ULTRA magazine is now available in the on-site shop.

Don’t miss in this issue:

Chris Packham interview

The wildlife expert and Springwatch presenter on why Alan Turing deserved to be named the greatest person of the twentieth-century on BBC Two’s Icons series.

The Data Behind D-Day

Historian Giles Milton investigates Bletchley Park’s major new experience D-Day: Interception, Intelligence, Invasion

Veteran’s Stories

Oral History Officer Jonathan Byrne uncovers Veterans’ memories of D-Day. Learn from WAAFS, WRNS and a RAF sergeant based in Italy what they really knew about D-Day amid the secrecy of Bletchley Park.
> Learn more about our Veteran’s in the Veterans’ Stories exhibition.

Flowers in Bloom

BT’s Head of Heritage and Archives explains the organisation’s wartime achievements – including those of East-End engineer Tommy Flowers, who defied opposition to build the groundbreaking Colossus machine.

The World of the WAAFS

As the 80th anniversary of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) approaches, this special report explores the WAAF’s history and vital contribution to signals intelligence during World War Two.

History, Hand-drawn

Enjoy a closer look at a new display of fascinating doodles and drawings by Bletchley Park staff. The Illustration Game: Sketches from the Archives opens in Hut 12 in May 2019.

Also in this issue:

Declassified material on Bletchley Park’s rare and newly displayed Zählwerk Enigma and a profile on Codebreaker Eric Jones. Plus interviews with poet So Mayer about the recent Young Poets Network competition and Research Historian and author David Kenyon on his new book ‘Bletchley Park and D-Day’ (Yale University Press, May 2019). News and updates, including exclusive offers for Bletchley Park Friends.

The Bletchley Park magazine can be purchased from the Bletchley Park gift shop – priced at £3.99

Friends of Bletchley Park receive bi-annual copies of ULTRA magazine by post as part of their membership.

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