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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/97
Date 28 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 reports: intelligence on a German attack along the whole front to be continued against Kharkov on September 28; on German dispositions in the Kremenchug-Dniepropetrovsk area on September 27; on the movement of the German Heavy Cruiser 'Scheer' from Kiel to Hamburg on September 28; on a German Air Force (GAF) unit in North Africa being hit by losses, sickness and the unfitness for service of personnel; and on the movements of Italian naval formations in the Mediterranean on September 28. This file also includes Naval Headlines report 90, covering U-boat claims against a convoy from Sierra Leone on September 24 and U-boat attacks against a northbound convoy from Gibraltar on September 25.

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i Front Cover 28 September 1941 Download PDF (348 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 28 September 1941 Download PDF (4.51 MB)
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