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5a The women in this picture were working with an early type of computer, called Colossus, at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire.
What were they and the other workers at Bletchley trying to do?

5b How did the work of women at Bletchley Park contribute to the war effort? Do you think this was important work?

Women working with Colossus (a prototype computer) at Bletchley Park

PRO ref: FO 850/234; Women working with Colossus (a prototype computer) at Bletchley Park