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June 6, 2024

History Today, June 6: The role of signals intelligence or 'ULTRA' on D-Day

The term D-Day was a shorthand expression first used in World War I to denote the date an operation was to be launched. In the earlier war, officers also used H-HOUR and M-MINUTE, but these were seldom used in World War II. Because of the scope of the 1944 operation and the momentous stakes, in common parlance, “D-Day” has come to refer primarily to the landings in Normandy.

April 29, 2022

National Cryptologic Museum Takes Part in Reagan Library's 'Secrets of WWII' Exhibit

Even though the National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) is undergoing major renovations in preparation for its highly anticipated opening later this year, members of the public can still catch a glimpse of some of the museum’s most prized artifacts.

June 6, 2019

History Today: D-Day 1944

Intelligence collection on the locations of German defensive mines off the coast of Normandy was crucial to successfully transporting the first combat units to the beaches 75 years ago.

May 23, 2016

NSA Releases Thousands of WWII-era Documents to National Archives

More than 29,000 pages of declassified material related to the World War II-era Target Intelligence Committee (TICOM) are now publicly available following a recent transfer from NSA to the National Archives and Records Administration.

Aug. 3, 2015

"The Imitation Game" Comes to the National Cryptologic Museum

On 8 January 2015, ADM Rogers granted an interview to FOX Business News Producer Matt Dean in New York.

April 27, 2010

NSA/CSS National Cryptologic Museum Announces New Cell Phone Audio Guide Service

The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) is proud to announce the new state of the art cell phone audio guide service.

Dec. 11, 2007

NSA/CSS National Cryptologic Museum Unveils New Polish Enigma Exhibit

On 11 December 2007, Lieutenant General Keith B. Alexander, Director, National Security Agency (NSA), Chief, Central Security Agency; Minister Wojciech Flera, Charge D'Affaires Ad Interim; Lieutenant Colonel Pawel Lechowicz, Deputy Head of the Foreign Intelligence Agency, unveiled the new Polish Enigma exhibit at the National Cryptologic Museum located in Ft. Meade, Maryland.