The Enigma Machine
Written by Russell Schwager
(For Keyboard input, you must click on the applet - the gray or white area - first)
This applet simulates the operation of an Enigma machine. The Germans used the Enigma machine in World War II to encrypt military messages.
Information on this applet and the Enigma Machine:
How does the Enigma Machine work.
How does this applet work.
Some history of the Enigma Machine.
Polish Academic Information Center
A story on the breaking of the enigma machine.
UK Science site with a whole section devoted to Code-breaking.
An enigma simulator by Frank Spiess
Another enigma simulator
by James Brunskill
by Dirk Rijmenants
Codes and Ciphers in WWII
The Code War
The Enigma Exhibit at the NSA museum.
More on the Enigma
ThinkQuest Entry on Encryption
Thesis by Surender Chiluka
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