X,Y & Z: The Real Story of How Enigma Was Broken

Wednesday 4 October  SOLD OUT!
Castle Hill Baptist Church
7.30pm

December 1932: in the bathroom of a Belgian hotel, a French spymaster photographs top-secret documents – the operating instructions of the cipher machine, Enigma. A few weeks later, a mathematician in Warsaw begins to decipher the coded communications of the Third Reich, laying the foundations for code-breaking operations at Bletchley Park. This co-operation between France, Britain and Poland is given the cover-name ‘X,Y & Z’.

December 1942: the Polish codebreakers continue their work inside Vichy France and are now on the run from the Gestapo. MI6 devises a plan to get them out of the combat zone. If it goes wrong, if they are caught, the consequences for the Allies could be catastrophic.

Based on original research and newly released documents, X, Y & Z is the exhilarating story by Dermot Turing of those who risked their lives to protect the greatest secret of World War Two.

Tickets £15.00  SOLD OUT!

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