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I don't know much about the history of breaking Enigma but this appears to be well documented and should be a worthy milestone. A comment: There is no indication of WHERE this activity took place. The first sentence of the citation seems a bit terse. Could it start with, "Near this site..." or "At such-and-such location..."? I think it would be more meaningful to the reader.

20:59, 16 February 2014
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I agree with Lyle and believe that this achievement is worthy of being an IEEE Milestone.

16:01, 18 February 2014
 
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It helped speed the end of WWII. Not sure that it ended WWII with American assistance.

00:09, 28 February 2014
 
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I agree in general that this is worthy recognition as an IEEE milestone. What could be emphasized more is how this event is related to IEEE and it's predecessors.

22:25, 3 March 2014
 
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I agree with Feisel's comments that the wording is a bit terse, or even awkward, and there is no location. The documentation is reasonable and the sources are the basic ones that I am familiar with regarding the history of codes and the enigma. The basic claim is valid. However, the last sentence is a bit vague...was the American support to win the war (true), or was it to work on enigma coding issues (not so true)? I support the concept of this milestone, but it is not ready for a final vote. Additional editing is needed. --Dave Bart

22:07, 7 March 2014
 
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I support the milestone. This was a significant breakthrough leading to the end of the war.

11:30, 8 March 2014