Article about British POW letters

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Article about British POW letters

Postby Samfan » Fri May 03, 2013 1:39 am

Here's an article about coded letters that British POWs wrote: one coded letter was recently cracked by a group of researchers:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/01/world-war-ii-pow-code-cracked-mi9_n_3196301.html

(the picture of the person in the picture has a smile that reminds me of Milner's...sort of).

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Re: Article about British POW letters

Postby menopausalgoddess » Fri May 03, 2013 8:48 am

Absolutely fascinating.

Original DM article at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ds-newsxml

I can't imagine how much time and preparation would have gone into formulating and writing these letters.

... off to try and work through the code explanation!
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