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Hjuviks brygga Enigma intercept
ENIGMA M3 MESSAGE KEY (Hjuviks brygga near Göteborg Enigma M3 intercept):

Model: M3
Reflector: B
Wheels: 7 6 5
Rings: A X P
Message Key:  A Q O
Plugs: AV BF DR IM OS WY

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Intercepted on December 1, 1939 at Hjuviks brygga near Göteborg:

Message indicator groups: IRLU IFKA

Ciphertext (without indicator groups):

MSPOKQBHQLCMENJJXMYGPKKXWGXTWWXDNYZFQGEKDKSYPKLBBDPMSFUUWHYZLTVOWIOFHKOUZMLQFCFLVQGXOPWNEGWWQJLTFWAMENHBDBRBSYLMSNWYZOIE

Plaintext:

VINRFINSRRRFLVONFDMMMOSTMITDUNKOAWERDONARBEITUQTXRBRECHENYHERANSCHLIESINNANMINEZRATUMSCIIFFEINSEINSQUSIEBENVIERNLUNACHTO

Interpretation (Plaintext with word divisions and with garbles corrected):

EINS EINS RRRFL VON FDMMM OST MIT DUNKELWERDEN ARBEIT UNTERBRECHEN Y HERANSCHLIESSEN AN MINENRAEUMSCHIFF EINS EINS QU SIEBEN VIER NEUN ACHT O

11. Räumbootsflottille von Führer der Minensuchboote Ostsee:
Mit Dunkelwerden Arbeit unterbrechen, heranschliessen an Minenräumschiff 11 Qu. 7498.

Translation (preliminary):

[To] 11th Minesweeper-boat Flotilla from Commander of Minesweepers Baltic:
At nightfall, cease work and join up with Minesweeper-ship 11 at square 7498.

Notes:


Broken by Dan Girard