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The Hidden History of Bletchley Park

A Social and Organisational History, 1939–1945


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Christopher Smith
    Pages 1-14
  3. Christopher Smith
    Pages 40-69
  4. Christopher Smith
    Pages 118-139
  5. Christopher Smith
    Pages 158-173
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 174-238

About this book


This book is a 'hidden' history of Bletchley Park during the Second World War, which explores the agency from a social and gendered perspective. It examines themes such as: the experience of wartime staff members; the town in which the agency was situated; and the cultural influences on the wartime evolution of the agency.


Bletchley Park social history administration Second World War gender evolution experience history history of literature organization

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Aberystwyth UniversityUK

About the authors

Christopher Smith teaches modern British history at Aberystwyth University, UK.

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