The Jewish Codebreaker Who Helped Alan Turing Crack the Nazis' Enigma Machine

Rolf Noskwith, the last of the brilliant mathematicians who worked under Alan Turing to decipher Nazi signals in WWII, died in January at 97. After the war he managed the family lingerie business.

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At the height of World War II, a group of Jewish mathematicians and linguists joined a secret unit of British code breakers operating out of Bletchley Park. One of them, Rolf Noskwith, had the honor of joining...