4th September 2006
ENIGMA EXPERT TO RECEIVE UNIVERSITY HONOUR
original founder and curator of the
With a small group of colleagues Tony Sale started
the campaign to save
The 2001 film ‘Enigma’ paid tribute to the work of the
Tony Sale was Secretary and Museums adviser to the Bletchley Park Trust, which was formed in 1992, and he was appointed Museums Director in 1994.
His career started in the Royal Air Force in 1949 and culminated in his beginning the project to rebuild the famous Colossus computer which had been developed at Dollis Hill in 1943 for
His interest in computers began in the early 1960s and in 1965 he joined the British Computer Society, of which he was elected as an Honorary Fellow in 1996.
worked for a wide variety of organisations including Marconi and MI5 and has
been employed by the
He has won a number of awards, including Comdex IT Personality of the Year and the Royal Society of Scotland Silver Medal, and has advised on the films ‘Breaking the Code’ and ‘Enigma’.
Tony Sale will receive an honorary Doctorate of
Science from the
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