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In order to decode the Lorenz Cypher, Alan Turing's ideas of a computing machine became more necessary.

After many attempts Tommy Flowers proposed a machine with Thermionic Valves acting as a vacuum. This machine was the first programmable computer named 'Colossus' (due to its size and capacity). Colossus' involvement in the D-Day landings contributed to their success.

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