Bletchley Park codebreakers honoured

We bring you a selection of features, new stories and podcasts on the codebreakers at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire


Today, the Queen will pay tribute to the codebreakers who worked at Bletchley Park, the secret cypher base, which broke the German Enigma codes during the Second World War. We’ve put together a selection of features, archive footage and audio material demonstrating the valuable work performed by the men and women at Bletchley Park


Visit history: Bletchley Park

In a new BBC History Magazine book 100 Places that Made Britain, David Musgrove asked historians to nominate key sites in Britain’s story. In this piece, Patricia Fara, senior tutor, Clare College, University of Cambridge, nominates Bletchley Park

Q&A: Which of Bletchley Park’s successful decodings of the German military’s intelligence was of most benefit to the Allies?

Though most readers will be familiar with the work of the British decoding centre at Bletchley Park in cracking the German ‘Enigma’ military codes during the Second World War, it is less widely…

BBC History Magazine podcast

Code-breaker Jerry Roberts recalls his work at Bletchley Park in the Second World War


BBC News and archive footage: Queen pays tribute to Bletchley Park Enigma codebreakers

The Queen is to visit Bletchley Park with Prince Philip to unveil a memorial to the men and women who worked there…