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Cambridge MP calls for code breaker to be recognised

A Cambridgeshire MP says a code breaker from Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes who cracked secret german messages during World War II should be given national recognition.

Alan Turing's work helped shorten the Second World War

The MP for Cambridge Julian Huppert will use a Parliamentary debate to call for the government to recognise brilliant mathmetician Alan Turing's achievements in the centenary year of his birth.

Some say Turing's work shortened the course of World War II by years.