The Imitation Game: Finding a Pattern

Alan Turing comes to the realization that they can more easily break the enigma code by using produced words that they know will be in every message. The group determines that weather reports are a source of predictable words.

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  1. What is Alan Turing's idea?
  2. What words do they realize can be their keys each day?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze major military events of World War II, including the Battle of Midway, the U.S. military adv...
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    explain the major causes and events of World War II, including the German invasions of Poland and th...
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    explain the effects of major new military technologies on World War I, World War II, and the Cold War

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