WWII-The Hardware part 2

History of Sorts

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World War II saw rapid technological innovation in response to the needs of the various combatants. Many different weapons systems evolved as a result, but also data processing equipment. Machines such as the ‘Colossus'(Picture above) was an electronic digital computer, built during WWII from over 1700 valves (tubes). It was used to break the codes of the German Lorenz SZ-40 cipher machine that was used by the German High Command’ were used to assist cryptologists in deciphering German Enigma-machine encrypted secret messages during World War II. 1945.

Below are some  further examples of the WWII Hardware.

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These American cargo carriers were used by British, Norwegian, Dutch, French and Belgian commando troops that landed on Walcheren on 1 November.

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The Petlyakov Pe-3 was the long-range, night fighter version of the successful Petlyakov Pe-2 high-speed bomber used by the Soviet Union.

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The SU-76 (Samokhodnaya Ustanovka 76) was a Soviet self-propelled…

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