0486

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/486
Date 10 April 1942
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: that night fighters are to be based at Benina on April 8; that a British sabotage attempt at Benina was foiled on April 8; that German Air Force (GAF) Africa are to concentrate bombing operations against British reinforcements and supplies, and aircraft parked on British airfields, on April 10; on GAF Africa successes claimed for the week of March 29-April 4; of a German assessment of Soviet forces in Crimea, on April 8; and that flak reinforcements are moving to Konotop from Ploesti, on April 6.

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i Front Cover 10 April 1942 Download PDF (237 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 10 April 1942 Download PDF (1.96 MB)
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