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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/258
Date 25 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 contains a message from C to the Prime Minister (PM). This file also contains the following reports: a North Africa German operation possibly to pick up an agent was cancelled on November 24; of an order for anti-tank guns to be flown to Africa by the German Air Force (GAF) on November 21; that two German anti-tank companies are to be flown to Benghazi on November 22; a GAF report for November 24; that the GAF has been permitted to send road transport to Benghazi on November 24; a German shipping return for Derna on November 24; of transport from Bellona to Derna with fuel for GAF on November 24; on aircraft readiness returns for November 24; that the British occupied Italian posts on November 24; of GAF reinforcement from Romania on November 24; on North Africa: of GAF reinforcements of November 24; of 72 Italian aircraft being transferred to Africa on November 24; of increased demands for GAF to transport those wounded from Africa on November 24; of GAF air transport of the wounded in October-November; of air transport of aviation fuel to Africa on November 24; of Italian air reconnaissance results of November 24; of arrangements for the reception of GAF transport aircraft on November 24; that two supply ships with fuel for the GAF were reported sunk on November 24 and on emergency arrangements for fuel delivery; on the Mediterranean: of a claim that aircraft torpedoes hit a British cruiser on November 24; and of information on Italian convoy movements on November 24.

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i Front Cover 25 November 1941 Download PDF (365 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 25 November 1941 Download PDF (10.85 MB)
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