Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/496
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Europe, Mediterranean
Countries Italy, Sicily
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined


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 Soviet forces are defending the bridges at Kiev with 80 anti aircraft guns, on April 13; a German secret service report on preparations being made for commando raids on the Libyan coast, on April 10; and Naval Headlines.


leakage of information, commando raids, naval intelligence, Italian navy, convoys, submarines, anti-aircraft defence

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