Such was the level of secrecy at the time, Joyce's father never knew what she did in the war.  Thankfully she has revealed all to us and provides a fascinating insight into the role of a Turing Bombe Operator.  This special promo film has been created for a VE Day celebratory series called 'Home' and features some fabulous B-roll footage. Thank you to the Legion for making it happen.

Joyce Aylard

Joyce Aylard was stationed at HMS Pembroke V in North London where she worked on the bombe codebreaker machines trying to decode German Enigma...


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