NSA News & Highlights

Tag: Civil War

June 21, 2021

The Hungarian Code Writers

Most people today are familiar with the Native American Code Talkers of World War II, who used their native languages — often unintelligible to non-members of their tribe — to transmit important tactical communications in the war against Germany and Japan.

Sept. 23, 2011

National Cryptologic Museum Holds Civil War Signals Day

The National Cryptologic Museum (NCM) hosted live exhibitions of Civil War telegraphy and flag signaling on Saturday 17 September to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War.