Code breaker Olive Bailey played pivotal role in ending Second World War

June 16, 2020 – For decades Olive Bailey kept her work during the Second World War and the pivotal role she played in bringing it to an end a secret. She was a young woman living through the Blitz (the German bombings on London and Wales), studying mathematics at the University of London and working in a factory making engines for Halifax bombers. She even survived a direct hit on her workplace and was dug out from the rubble. Then in 1942, British Intelligence assigned her to work at Bletchley…

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