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Russell Binns - British - BBC style - documentary - World War 2

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Description

A BBC-style history documentary for TV about WW2.

Vocal Characteristics

Language

English (British)

Voice Age

Middle Aged (35-54)

Accents

England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC)

Transcript

Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
I made 1940. The German army had conquered all of Western Europe. Hitler was tightening the noose around Britain. In the Atlantic, German U boats were decimating allied convoys, threatening to cut off Britain's only lifeline. But Churchill had a secret weapon, the strangest military establishment in the world. Crossword fanatics, chess champions, mathematicians, students and professors, Americans and British all came here with one common aim. To unlock the secrets of the enigma, a machine that concealed Germany's war plans in seemingly unbreakable code. If enigma could be penetrated, everything Hitler plotted would be known in advance. At Bletchley Park, there unfolded one of the most astonishing exploits of the Second World War. Many here had never seen a code before. Yet it was their job to find a way to crack enigma. In the process, they devised ingenious codebreaking machines that were forerunners of the modern computer. But everything they did remain classified for 30 years.