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Daily Mirror interviews author of The Real Enigma Heroes for WW2 bravery story

NAAFI canteen assistant Tommy Brown who helped capture Enigma codebooks from a sinking U-boat in World War 2.

The Daily Mirror interviewed Phil Shanahan, Enigma Communications’ managing editor, for a centre-page spread about the heroic actions of a teenage canteen assistant during WW2. Phil, who wrote about the exploits of Tommy Brown in his book, The Real Enigma Heroes, was quoted in the feature, explaining the significance of the youngster’s courage. Tommy boarded…

Enigma Communications completes website content for global company Purico


The new website of one of Britain’s biggest and most successful private enterprises has gone live with content supplied by Enigma Communications. Purico hired us to describe its complex global operation across three continents and seven sectors for its freshly designed site. The brief was to make the text accessible for everyone from the conglomerate’s…

Enigma Communications creates national publicity snowball for gravedigger firm


Enigma Communications’ story on a client who won the unusual title of the UK’s Gravedigger of the Year was picked up by the national press and television after being published in the Sunday Express. David Homer turned to us to help him publicise his triumph in the annual Good Funeral Awards and was rewarded with…

Enigma Communications’ Phil Shanahan helps Bletchley Park unveil exhibition about war heroes

Phil Shanahan (left), managing editor of Enigma Communications, pictured at unveiling of exhibition with Tony Fasson, named after his uncle.

Phil Shanahan (left), managing editor of Enigma Communications, pictured at the unveiling of the exhibition with Tony Fasson, who was named after his uncle. An exhibition about the capture of vital codebooks from a German U-boat has been opened at Bletchley Park with the help of Enigma Communications’ managing editor Phil Shanahan. Phil acted as…

Enigma heroes honoured at British Military Tournament


Around 50,000 people, including Prince William and other members of the royal family, watched a spectacular re-enactment of a daring World War Two mission at Earls Court in London. The show opener for the 2013 British Military Tournament was inspired by a campaign, led by Enigma Communications’ managing editor Phil Shanahan, to honour the men…

Enigma Communications managing editor Phil Shanahan gives talk about secret wartime mission at sell-out event in London

Phil Shanahan, managing editor of Enigma Communications, gives a talk about his book, The Real Enigma Heroes, to a packed audience at Grim's Dyke Hotel in Harrow.

Enigma Communications’ managing editor Phil Shanahan gave a sell-out talk about three unsung war heroes at a prestigious London hotel. Phil recounted the remarkable story of how Lieutenant Tony Fasson and Able Seaman Colin Grazier boarded a sinking German U-boat to capture vital material which helped hasten the end of WWII. The packed audience at…

Phil Shanahan appointed to board of Tamworth Forever Fund

Phil Shanahan, managing editor of Enigma Communications, pictured outside Hut 8 at Bletchley Park. He opened the hut to the public after its restoration. This was where the German naval Enigma code was broken in the Second World War.

Enigma Communications’ managing editor Phil Shanahan has been appointed to the board of a charity set up to support good causes for generations to come. The Tamworth Forever Fund is a joint venture between the Tamworth Herald, Tamworth Centre for Voluntary Services, Tamworth Borough Council, Enigma Communications and Staffordshire Community Foundation. The fund aims to…