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Documents written by the late Conel Hugh O’Donel Alexander
while working as a cryptanalyst at Bletchley Park.

The documents are written in the Letter format such as to give good printed copies on American size paper. This format also allows one to print perfect copies on A4 paper.

The documents are made available in two different formats, Adobe’s Acrobat PDF and, for those who prefer Postscript, a ZIP archive with the Postscript version is available for download.

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