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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/262
Date 26 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: German Air Force (GAF) bombers are to move back to Greece on November 25; an operations report for November 24-25; that antiaircraft ammunition is to be supplied to Benghazi on November 25; an operation report for November 25; operation orders for November 25, that ten are aircraft to be transferred in; that the Germans think Sollum was captured by the British on November 25; of an urgent need for air transport of GAF supplies on November 25; that the GAF is to evacuate Benina on November 21; and on the Mediterranean: a report of Italian air reconnaissance orders for November 26; and German and Italian reconnaissance reports on shipping for November 25.

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i Front Cover 26 November 1941 Download PDF (364 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 26 November 1941 Download PDF (6.44 MB)
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