'The Imitation Game' Tells the Full Story of My Codebreaking Uncle

February 10, 2015 6:46 PM

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'The Imitation Game' Tells the Full Story of My Codebreaking Uncle

I sadly never had the opportunity to meet my uncle, Alan Turing. We share some very basic similarities -- we both attended Sherborne and King's College, Cambridge, both have an affinity for mathematics, both have ties to Bletchley Park -- but that's about it. I couldn't possibly claim to have achieved anything in the realm of what he did, but nevertheless I've always considered my relation to him a tremendous source of pride.

If we were to ignore his presence in our family background, we'd be turning our backs on a link to one of history's truly great men. This was a man who was confident, and some might say eccentric, enough to put his name to a letter to Winston Churchill requesting his help in getting additional resou...

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