Why does the National Cryptologic Museum exist? Because it has to: There is a statue celebrating military heroism at Iwo Jima, but no memorial to the brilliant minds that cracked Japanese codes and turned around the Pacific war at Midway Island.
Every school child learns how the beaches of Normandy were stormed, but few knowledgeable adults know about the intelligence professionals who cracked Hitler’s Enigma cipher and saved millions of lives. Without this unique museum the nation and the world might never know what it truly takes to defend freedom.
The National Cryptologic Museum is no Disneyland. It’s the real stories as told by the intelligence professionals who really know. It’s the stories of those who served in silence but saved the world, many times over.
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