Breaking the Codes - Longview News-Journal

January 22, 2015 5:41 AM

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NEW YORK — A handwritten notebook by Alan Turing, the World War II code-breaking genius depicted by Benedict Cumberbatch in the Oscar-nominated “The Imitation Game,” is going on the auction block.

The 56-page manuscript was written at the time the British mathematician and computer science pioneer was working to break the Enigma codes used by the Germans throughout World War II. It is being sold by Bonhams in New York on April 13. It is expected to bring at least $1 million. The notebook cont...

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