0079

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/79
Date 20 September 1941
Government Department Government Code and Cypher School
File Accession Date 1993

Description

A file of signals intelligence reports, messages, and correspondence issued by the Government Code and Cypher School and sent by the head ('C') of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) to the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill. This file includes the following correspondence: a communiqu� from the German Air Force (GAF) Operation Staff to the air attach� with a German general in Zagreb summarising the situation in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean; a report that the Sabbia convoy left Tripoli on September 19; situation reports for the Southern Front for September 19; a request for Vichy French cooperation in German efforts to obtain Turkish chrome from September 16; a report from the French ambassador in Beyoglu on the trade negotiations between the Turks and Germans; a Vichy report indicating Marshal Petain was showing his age, and that Admiral Darlan was trying to prevent access by his personal physician on September 18; and a report of the French attitude towards German demands for Syrian troops being reformed in the south of France to constitute a North Africa Division. This file also includes a Naval Headlines report of Italian activity in the Baltic and the Mediterranean.

Document Title Date
i Front Cover 20 September 1941 Download PDF (335 KB)
1 Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 20 September 1941 Download PDF (4.79 MB)
Cookies Notification

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.

Accept