Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Obit watch

Jane Fawcett, World War II Bletchley Park analyst:
Jane Fawcett, a British code-breaker during World War II who deciphered a key German message that led to the sinking of the battleship Bismarck — one of Britain’s greatest naval victories during the war — died May 21 at her home in Oxford, England. She was 95.
She kept her war activities secret, even from her husband.

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