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By G. Stuart Smith

 Protesters referred to as it an act of warfare while the U.S. Coast defend sank a Canadian-flagged vessel within the Gulf of Mexico in 1929. It took a cool-headed codebreaker fixing a “trunk-full” of smugglers’ encrypted messages to get Uncle Sam out of the mess: Elizebeth Smith Friedman’s groundbreaking paintings helped end up the boat was once owned by means of American gangsters.
This ebook strains the profession of a mythical U.S. legislation enforcement agent, from her paintings for the Allies in the course of international battle I via Prohibition, whilst she confronted hazard from mobsters whereas attesting in excessive profile trials. Friedman based the cryptanalysis unit that supplied facts opposed to American rum runners and chinese language drug smugglers. in the course of international warfare II, her decryptions introduced a jap secret agent to justice and her Coast protect unit solved the Enigma ciphers of German spies. Friedman’s “all resource intelligence” version remains to be utilized by legislation enforcement and counterterrorism organizations opposed to twenty first century threats.

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