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Capturing the enigma codes which changed the course of WWII

Even at the age of 90, former Lt Commander of the Royal Navy, David Balme, from Lymington in Hampshire, can still remember the day his boarding party captured a German U-boat in 1941.

On board were documents vital to saving thousands of allied lives and the cracking of the secret German Enigma codes.

Steve Humphrey reports.

  • 10 May 2011