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Author:Russell Schwager
Description: This Java applet simulates the operation of an Enigma machine, based on the one used by the Germans in World War II to encrypt military messages. With information on the history and workings of the mechanical Enigma machine; a brief description of how Schwager's applet works; and source code to download.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Cryptography

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