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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/215
Date 15 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: of the Italian submarine Atropo carrying fuel to Bardia on November 15 or 17; that the Italian navy and military are carrying out patrols in expectation of a British landing in the Ras Hilal area; that the Italians were short of transport aircraft between Greece and Italy on November 2; an Italian verbatim report of a patriotic speech made in the Afghan Assembly on November 6; an Italian report of Afghan Assembly proceedings relative to the war situation from November 11; a Japanese report on internal Italian views on the war, from October 14; a Japanese analysis of U.S. popular feeling regarding the war, from November 4; of Japanese notification of new articles of the Anti-Comintern Pact on November 11; a Turkish report from Moscow on November 12; and a Turkish report of the arrival of civilian refugees, and remnants of the Soviet fleet in Batumi on November 12.

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i Front Cover 15 November 1941 Download PDF (348 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 15 November 1941 Download PDF (6.93 MB)
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