Title
Letter from Mavis Batey
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Abstract/Description
Front: A note written in blue ink on white paper in English.Back: The letter continues. Includes a signature.Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: A letter written by Mavis Batey, one of the leading code breakers at Bletchley Park in World War II, and crucial to the success of D-Day. Along with Dilly Knox and Margaret Rock, she was instrumental in breaking the Enigma cipher used by the German secret service, the Abwehr. Bletchley Park was a mansion 50 miles northwest of London, and was the top secret wartime home of Government Communications Headquarters, or "Station X." Mrs. Batey's husband Keith Batey also worked at Bletchley.
Subjects and keywords
1945 - Present: Post-Holocaust Commemoration & Revitalization: Displaced Person Camps
Refugees and Emigration
Postwar Trials
Israel Statehood
Bletchley Park
Code
Enigma Machine
D-Day
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