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March 23, 2022

American Spy Machine From WWII Featured by National Cryptologic Museum Ahead of Reopening

Nicknamed American Dragon, the cryptologic device was constructed by the Signal Security Agency (SSA) in 1944 to assist the British Colossus — a set of computers created by British codebreakers largely to break the German’s Schlusselzusatz SZ-40 Cipher machine.