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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/196
Date 7 November 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: that plans for shipping fuel to Africa include the use of the Maritza Procida, Bellona, Achaia, Iseo and Bolsena; that the tanker Campina is to carry fuel to Greece; that the transfer of French guns to the Germans in Africa has not yet been authorised by the French, on November 4; that three destroyers carrying troops were due to sail on November 1 on their trip to Benghazi; reports of successful RAF raids on the ammunition dump west of Tobruk, and the Benghazi fuel store, on November 4; the result of an RAF raid on an airfield in North Africa on November 2; an Italian report that Rodney left Gibraltar on November 2; a situation report on Serbia, Croatia and Greece: that the first transport of the German 5th Mountain Division left Crete on November 3 en route for Germany; the Italian ambassador in Ankara reports Turkish efforts for peace on October 31; the Naval Headlines, covering the Italians reporting increased Turkish naval activity along the Black Sea coast and considering that the Soviet Black Sea fleet will seek refuge in Turkish ports after offensives against Romanian ports; and the Mexican charg� in Rome comments on Ciano's visit to Germany and reports on Mussolini's speech in Rome, on November 3.

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i Front Cover 7 November 1941 Download PDF (344 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 7 November 1941 Download PDF (8.60 MB)
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