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William Friedman: Cryptologist

A Jewish immigrant from Russia, William F. Friedman became a codebreaker for the U.S. Government

William F. Friedman married Elizebeth Friedman in 1917 and the two began a life of codebreaking for the U.S. Government. During WWI, they invented new methods of codebreaking and laid the foundation for modern cryptology.

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