Published by BookTower Publishing 2007 ISBN 978 0 9557164 0 9 –
CURRENTLY BEING EXTENDED & REVISED
During the last week of World War 2, Bletchley Park and its outstations had:
– 10,471 personnel, including 226 from the USA,
– 8,902 billets
– 33, 003 miles driven by 130 drivers transporting staff to and from Bletchley Park
– 22, 054 meals were consumed
Based on official wartime records held at the National Archives, Figuring It Out at Bletchley Park 1939 -1945 chronicles the extraordinary growth of the Government Code and Cypher School’s codebreaking operation at Bletchley Park during World War 2. This book of numerical tables is a transcription of the weekly returns Sir Edward Travis demanded to be kept from 1942.
This essential reference book places valuable weekly figures for World War 2 service and civilian personnel, their departments, accommodation, transport, catering requirements and achievements at the fingertips of any military historian, veteran or local history enthusiast.
Captain Ridley’s Shooting Party – First Codebreakers at Bletchley Park by Kerry Howard – available 2013