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  Books on Cryptography and Secret Writing  
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"Military Cryptanalytics - Part I". Authored by William F. Friedman and Lambros D. Callimahos, this book was published by the National Security Agency in April 1956. Although originally classified as confidential, it is now declassified. This is a classic textbook on cryptanalysis for the period. Related websites:
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"Military Cryptanalytics - Part II". Authored by William F. Friedman and Lambros D. Callimahos, this book was published by the National Security Agency in October 1959. Although originally classified as confidential, it is now declassified. This is a classic textbook on cryptanalysis for the period. Related websites:
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"Course In Cryptography". This book is a translation by John B. Hurt (Cryptanalyst Aide in the U.S. War Department) in 1934 of the "Cours de Cryptographie" originally authored by Général Marcel Givierge. Although originally classified as for official use only, it is now declassified. Related website:
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"Articles on Cryptography and Cryptanalysis". Published in 1942, this 316-page booklet contains a foreword by William F. Friedman (then Head Cryptanalyst) and 29 various articles originally published in the Signal Corps bulletins in years previous. Now declassified, this book was originally restricted. Related website:
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"Military Cryptography". Published in 1935, this 113-page booklet contains two sections - the first is "Elementary Military Cryptography" (Special Text No. 165) and the second is titled "Advanced Military Cryptography" (Special Text No. 166). Now declassified, this book was originally restricted. This publication was updated in 1944 and published in two separate booklets.
The Friedman Lectures on Cryptology
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"The Friedman Lectures on Cryptology" - 1965. Originally published in 1965, this 182-page booklet contains various lectures given by William F. Friedman. The booklet was declassified in March 1984. This specific copy was acquired in 2008 from the former curator of the NCM Jack Ingram who added a personal inscription along with his signature.


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