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McVittie, George Cunliffe (1904–1988), astronomer and cryptanalyst

Ralph Erskine

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/46456

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McVittie, George Cunliffe (1904–1988), astronomer and cryptanalyst, was born on 5 June 1904 in Smyrna, Turkey, the eldest of three children (two sons and a daughter) of Francis Skinner McVittie (1872–1950), businessman, and his wife, Emily Caroline (1877–1942), daughter of George Weber from ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Warfare and Defence ; Numerical and Computational Mathematics ; Astronomy and Astrophysics

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