Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/185
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Europe
Countries Italy
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined


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 on the Russian fronts: a German Air Force (GAF) report that mud on aerodromes has prevented any operations, on November 1; on North Africa: of a shortage of oil for GAF transport aircraft, on October 28; and that Tripoli is short of anti-aircraft (AA) ammunition; and the Naval Headlines, covering German and Spanish (Russian Front) activity.


naval intelligence, German navy, warships, Spanish armed forces, adverse weather conditions, supply problems, oil, anti-aircraft defence

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