Alan Turing manuscript fetches $1 million at auction

April 14, 2015 12:18 PM

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Alan Turing manuscript fetches $1 million at auction

A handwritten manuscript by mathematician Alan Turing, subject of the Oscar-winning movie, "The Imitation Game," has sold for $1,025,000 at auction.

Turing apparently wrote the 56-page manuscript in 1942 when he was trying to create one of the world's first computers in order to break the German military's code, known as Enigma. Those efforts, which were successful and were credited with being a key to the Allied victory in World War II, are the...

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