Monday, 9 May 2011

Capturing the Enigma: 70 years on

70 years ago today, the Royal Navy captured U-Boat 110, an event which helped Britain crack the German's secret Enigma code during World War II.

With the help of the former naval officer who boarded the U-boat, our correspondent Mike Thomson reports on a remarkable event which may have shortened the war by as much as two years.

This is well worth listening to. Link


Mark said...

You got it wrong. I saw the movie - ;-)


Vulture said...

Must confess I refused to see the movie on principle, although I understand it is quite watchable.