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The Road to Uncovering a Wartime Colossus

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Collossus valves

Prof Randell's work aided the reconstruction of the Colossus computer.

The story of how the Colossus computer at Bletchley Park aided the allied code-cracking effort during World War II is becoming well known. Its claim to be a forerunner of modern-day computers is also well established.

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