Christian Lacdael

(Bury St. Edmunds, England)

Alan Turing


A man who truly left his mark,
A war hero at Bletchley park,
His memory we must cherish,
He proved vital to the British,
Problems that seem overwhelming,
To be solved by Alan Turing,
Keeping the war effort on track,
With an insight that others lack.
Averting what the war forebode,
Helping crack the Enigma code,
In a time of sheer defiance,
The birth of computer science,
One talented mathematician,
Set with a most crucial mission,
He helped a victory in war,
Progress his work did underscore.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Edited: Monday, July 02, 2012

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