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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/253
Date 24 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 on North Africa, regarding the German Air Force (GAF): of a critical situation on November 23; a reconnaissance report of November 23; a report for November 23; a report of a critical fighter situation on November 23; that there will be an attack on a railhead on November 24; 459/T10 is not included - returned to the Prime Minister (PM) under 8157; of intentions on November 23; on the Russian Front: that GAF 'booty' units are to transfer to north west Europe, from November 22; Tokyo is to consult Hong Kong on measures to be taken in China against foreign concessions in the event of an emergency, from November 18; the Japanese ambassador in Washington reports the effect on the U.S. of Vichy's dismissal of Weygand, on November 21; of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the ambassador in Washington on U.S. extension of lease and lend to Turkey, on November 21; the Turkish ambassador in Vichy reports German pressure on France over North Africa, on November 21; and the Turkish ambassador in Rome reports pressure for a Turkish-Italian treaty on November 22.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 24 November 1941 Download PDF (8.79 MB)
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