The GPO and Bletchley Park
This book explores the Park’s long association with the GPO. Sales suspended during CoVid19 emergency
The GPO and Bletchley Park
The GPO and Bletchley Park:

Tommy Flowers of the (GPO) General Post Office’s research group devised Colossus the world’s first programmable electronic computer which broke the German Lorenz codes.   Hundreds of GPO teleprinters at Bletchley Park, the Government’s Station X,  relayed vital messages across the UK via the Defence Teleprinter Network.  As a government department, it was not surprising, that the GPO created an engineering training centre at Bletchley Park after the codebreakers moved out.  

This photobook explores a selection of the many GPO connections with Bletchley Park, past and present, tracing the remnants of the buildings, staff training, and the rebuilds of the wartime machines.
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The GPO and Bletchley Park
Buy a copy of the first edition at the introductory price of just £19.99...

“This is my personal compilation of the GPO’s activities associated with Bletchley Park, past and present, taking the reader on a journey which might otherwise have been lost in the mists of time. It’s illustrated with both original and official archive photos, old and new, together with quotes from brochures of the period, and a few anecdotes of the people who worked there."

More than 60 photos in colour (& black and white) lead the reader through the decades.
Sales Suspended £24.99 inc UK postage. Code GPOBP.  70 pages 216 x 216 mm .
Introductory price £19.99 inc UK postage. [8 copies in stock.]
Index of Chapters:

1. Teleprinters and the Defence Teleprinter Network (DTN)
2. Where in the Park?
3. Post Office Accommodation
4. GPO Regional Training Centre
5. Pole Field
6. GPO Machines
7. The WITCH and ERNIE
8.Turing Welchman Bombe


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