History and Mathematics Meet At Certain Places

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    This is one of the fascinating ones:

    Two Centuries On, a Cryptologist Cracks a Presidential Code - WSJ.com

     
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    They meet more often than one may think.

    In his autobiography of his deeds in WW2, Shukow uses the word "calculating" more often than the word "fighting".

    Given the results, one could assume that Shukow would have also been a great mathematician in a more peacefull timeline...
     
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    Indeed.
     

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