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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/416
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations
Regions East Asia, Europe
Countries China, Italy, Japan, Russia
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Foreign Office, Security Service, Government Code and Cypher School
People Edward Bridges

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: Naval Headlines, covering Italian activity; and from the Turkish ambassador in Vichy, on the Japanese intention to attack the U.S.S.R., on March 12 (the Prime Minister (PM) orders information to be given to the President).

Keywords

naval intelligence, Italian navy, shipping, convoys, troop movements, diplomatic intelligence, Soviet-Japanese relations

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