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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/126
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe
Countries Ukraine
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Adolf Hitler

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: that the advance on Kharkov is unchanged; of Soviet counter-attacks north of the Sea of Azov being repulsed, of the Soviets being passive east of Dnepropetrovsk, and retreating towards Miropol; and that communications equipment is urgently needed for a command ship for the 4th Air Fleet, in the Ukraine and Black Sea areas.

Keywords

military situation reports, German army, Operation Barbarossa, Red Army, counter-attacks, German air force, military organisation, invasion of the Soviet Union

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