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People/Characters: Marian Rejewski

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"C": The Secret Life of Sir Stewart Graham Menzies, Spymaster to Winston Churchill by Anthony Cave Brown
Battle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II by Stephen Budiansky
Child of My Love by Sue Ryder
Dilly: The Man Who Broke Enigmas by Mavis Batey
Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War by Lynne Olson
The Secrets of Station X: The Fight to Break the Enigma Cypher (Dialogue Espionage Classics) by Michael Smith

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Marian Adam Rejewski (Polish: [ˈmarjan rɛˈjɛfskʲi] ; 16 August 1905 – 13 February 1980) was a Polish mathematician and cryptologist who reconstructed the Nazi German military Enigma cipher machine sight-unseen in 1932. The cryptologic achievements of Rejewski and colleagues Jerzy Różycki and Henryk Zygalski enabled the British to begin reading German Enigma-encrypted messages at the start of World War II, seven years after Rejewski's original reconstruction of the machine. The intelligence that was gained by the British from Enigma decrypts formed part of what was code-named Ultra and contributed—perhaps decisively—to the defeat of Germany.

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