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Tommy Flowers’ photo from his wartime ration book.

The first Colossus was built during 1943 by Thomas H. Flowers and his team of engineers and wiremen, a tight knit group who worked in utmost secrecy and at terrific speed.

Some of the valves in Colossus, the British ww2 computer used to break the Lorenz code used in the enemy's secret radio transmissions. A working Colossus was rebuilt at Bletchley park, England.

Some of the valves in Colossus, the British computer used to break the Lorenz code used in the enemy's secret radio transmissions. A working Colossus was rebuilt at Bletchley park, England.

COLOSSUS - THE WORLDS FIRST ELECTRONIC COMPUTER NATIONAL MUSEUM OF COMPUTING

COLOSSUS - THE WORLDS FIRST ELECTRONIC COMPUTER NATIONAL MUSEUM OF COMPUTING

COLOSSUS - THE WORLDS FIRST ELECTRONIC COMPUTER NATIONAL MUSEUM OF COMPUTING

COLOSSUS - THE WORLDS FIRST ELECTRONIC COMPUTER NATIONAL MUSEUM OF COMPUTING

The Colossus computer (UK, 1943), the world’s first programmable digital computer that Alan Turing and the team at Bletchley Park, used to crack the German Enigma code in WWII.

The Colossus computer (UK, the world’s first programmable digital computer that Alan Turing and the team at Bletchley Park, used to crack the German Enigma code in WWII.

COLOSSUS - THE WORLDS FIRST ELECTRONIC COMPUTER NATIONAL MUSEUM OF COMPUTING

COLOSSUS - THE WORLDS FIRST ELECTRONIC COMPUTER NATIONAL MUSEUM OF COMPUTING

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Colossus_Computer_Control_Panel.JPG (2304×3072)

CIA technicians invented and used this unusual device in the 1960s to keep track of the enemy in Southeast Asia. The mission was to count people and supplies moving down the Ho Chi Minh Trail from North Vietnam to South Vietnam along the borders of Laos and Cambodia. Many of the Laotian trail watchers whom CIA recruited could not read or write, let alone understand English. And so the device featured “pictograms,” such as symbols representing troops, trucks, motorcycles, carts, bicycles, ...

Elephant Counter - track people and supplies moving down the Ho Chi Minh Trail

Enigma cipher machine in wooden case (read/save story clip #2) Engine/Mechanics #mechanic #engineer

Enigma cipher machine in wooden case (read/save story clip Engine/Mechanics

Thomas "Tommy" Harold Flowers, MBE (22 December 1905 – 28 October 1998) was a British engineer. During World War II, Flowers designed Colossus, the world's first programmable electronic computer, to help solve encrypted German messages. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tommy_Flowers

Thomas "Tommy" Harold Flowers, MBE December 1905 – 28 October was a British engineer. During World War II, Flowers designed Colossus, the world's first programmable electronic computer, to help solve encrypted German messages

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