Tony Sale who campaigned to save Bletchley Park dies.

It met Tony Sale on several occasions, he rather cleverly built the Colossus computer that is now working at Bletchley Park. I asked Tony to be our after diner speaker at a Raytheon IT event. He gave a superb presentation explaining the intricacies of the Lorenz Cypher, the Von Neumann architecture and the resulting Colossus computer built by Tommy Flowers.

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Tony Sale with the Colossus Computer that he rebuilt.
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The late Tony Sale (right) when I met him at Bletchley Park

 

There is light at the end of the tunnel for Bletchley Park though.

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Author: waynegrundy

Engineer, Technology Professional (CIO) and photographer

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