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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/373
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Europe
Countries Italy
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined

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 correspondence: from C to the Assistant Chief of Air Staff Intelligence (ACASI) for the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), including intelligence on North Africa, with a German Air Force (GAF) reconnaissance report of January 22 with the Prime Minister's (PM's) query and CAS's reply.

Keywords

German army, military operations, military situation reports, Royal Air Force, artillery, surprise attacks, air power, geographic intelligence, aircraft

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