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A Life in Code: Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith by G. Stuart Smith PDF

By G. Stuart Smith

ISBN-10: 147666918X

ISBN-13: 9781476669182

 Protesters referred to as it an act of warfare whilst the U.S. Coast safeguard sank a Canadian-flagged vessel within the Gulf of Mexico in 1929. It took a cool-headed codebreaker fixing a “trunk-full” of smugglers’ encrypted messages to get Uncle Sam out of the mess: Elizebeth Smith Friedman’s groundbreaking paintings helped turn out the boat used to be owned via American gangsters.
This booklet strains the profession of a mythical U.S. legislation enforcement agent, from her paintings for the Allies in the course of international battle I via Prohibition, whilst she confronted possibility from mobsters whereas attesting in excessive profile trials. Friedman based the cryptanalysis unit that supplied proof opposed to American rum runners and chinese language drug smugglers. in the course of international conflict II, her decryptions introduced a eastern secret agent to justice and her Coast shield unit solved the Enigma ciphers of German spies. Friedman’s “all resource intelligence” version continues to be utilized by legislations enforcement and counterterrorism businesses opposed to twenty first century threats.

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