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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/311
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Foreign Policy and International Relations, Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Europe, Latin America
Countries Germany, Italy, Libya, Mexico, Russia
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School, Security Service
People Edward Bridges, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Josef Stalin

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. The file includes the following reports: a fragmentary German Air Force (GAF) report on North Africa of December 5; a report from the Turkish consul in Moscow on the local situation on December 5; and a note from the Mexican ambassador in Berlin on German morale from December 6.

Keywords

military operations, military situation reports, German withdrawal, German army, Red Army, battles, tanks, casualties, artillery, Soviet air force, bombing, prisoners of war, Italian army, aerial reconnaissance, German air force, air warfare, air raids, propaganda, embassies, economy

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