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Installation of the German Computer Z4 in Zurich in 1950

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Computer developments in Germany before and during World War II were nearly unknown until 1949. In 1950 the model Zuse Z4, the only one that could be rescued from Berlin, was leased by Eduard Stiefel for the Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule at Zurich. This was the beginning of a friendly cooperation. Some stories of this pioneer time are reported.

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Annals of the History of Computing  (Volume:2 ,  Issue: 3 )