Chris Muir's Day By Day

Friday, November 23, 2012

Any Amateur Cryptographers Out There?

You might try your hand at deciphering this British WWII code, found attached to the skeletal leg of a carrier pigeon found in a chimney back in August:



The message was carried in a little red leg canister attached to the pigeon's leg:



I love stories like this.

1 comment:

Borepatch said...

It seems that it was encoded with a one-time pad. That's not breakable, even theoretically. They'd need the original materials.