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Wartime hero remembered with Monopoly

Codebreaker Alan Turing Photo:

The life of the wartime codebreaker Alan Turing is being commemorated in a special edition of the board game Monopoly.

Turing's work at Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes helped crack the Nazi Enigma code and he is believed to have invented the modern computer.

The new version of the game is based on a hand-drawn board designed more than 60 years ago. It features Turing's face on all the banknotes, just months after MPs called for the image of the wartime genius to adorn the new £10 stirling note.

All proceeds from the new Monopoly edition will go to the Bletchley Park Trust. The Trust's Chief Executive Iain Standen said:

"Bringing this board to life has been one of the most exciting and unique projects we've been involved with here and we're thrilled to see it finally available for others to enjoy."