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Came to research the Polish mathematicians who cracked the Enigma code in the second world war and saved millions of lives in the process. My research formed the basis of the book The Cypher Bureau by Eilidh McGinness. A thriller of a book. Fiction based...More
This beautiful statue evokes joyful, positive feelings in me each time I see it. Very nice concept of a monument of this great mathematician and cryptologist who reconstructed the Nazi German military Enigma . This humble person greatly helped the Allies during the Second World...More
For a person of such history , The location of the stature and its surrounding is very underwhelming . It is a nice representation of the man , but certainly it could do with a better explanation of the mans significance.
This center-city monument on Gdanska street, a real life-size statue, brings closer the World War II history and the humble but powerful person who arguably changed the course of its history and saved many lives. Marian Rejewski who broke the "unbreakable" Enigma code - after...More
Many people know Enigma code story, but not many know that the big man - Marian Rejewski - the one who broke the code - was born in Bydgoszcz. This place can make you proud of being born in Poland, espacially in Bydgoszcz. For not-born...More
Mr Rejewski offered the secrets of the German Enigma machine to the British, who turned him down, probably because he was foreign. His brilliance was matched only by Alan Turing who realised what the arrogant upper class dimwits on the British Colonial Office had poo-pooed....More
The things you learn while walking on Gdansk street and there so humble and quite sits a man who had a profound effect on history that I would venture to say very few people even know about... go and see him and take a photo...More