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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/100
Date 30 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: a German situation report on the Italian Navy from September 28; on a provisional date for the Italian Day D of October 1 or October 2, dependent on the weather and the arrival of convoys from Tripoli and Italy; on the tanker Rondine being expected in Crete with urgently required fuel on September 26; that a new German destroyer is to carry out engine trials in the western Baltic on September 30; reports from the Chinese ambassador in Moscow from September 26; a report of Italian attempts to set up agents in Afghanistan for intelligence-gathering and sabotage purposes on September 25; a report from the Italian ambassador in Madrid on Japanese relations with America and Soviet pressure on London and Washington from September 26; a report from the Romanian minister in Lisbon giving his views on German progress on the Russian Front and their intentions in the event of victory from September 16; a report from the Japanese charg� in London giving his views on the situation in Turkey and Iran following the progress of the war in the Caucasus, and reporting the arrival of the King of Greece in London on September 23; and a report from the Turkish minister in Buenos Aires giving his views of U.S.-Japanese relations.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 30 September 1941 Download PDF (6.99 MB)
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