Aired Tuesday February 13, 5:00am - 5:30amon Talking Pictures TV

Breaking the Codes

Series 1 Episode 1: The Men of Room 40

Explore the game of chess between respective code breakers, focusing here on the men of Room 40 the cryptanalysis section of the WWI British Admiralty. Their achievements were not well known, but proved vital to the war effort.

Documentary / War / Armed forces