In cryptography, the ADFGVX cipher was a field cipher used by the German Army on the Western Front during World War I. ADFGVX was in fact an extension of an earlier cipher called ADFGX.

Invented by Colonel Fritz Nebel and introduced in March 1918, the cipher was a fractionating transposition cipher which combined a modified Polybius square with a single columnar transposition.

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ADFGVX Cipher - Other Uses
... Although the ADFGVX is moot technologically and cryptographically, the cipher system can be used as a predecessor for a mechanical cipher machine or a cipher implemented in software ... ADFGVX can still remain useful if different substitution tableaus and column substitution tables are chosen at the same time the mechanical cipher keys are changed ...

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