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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/516
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Atlantic, Europe, Mediterranean
Countries Gibraltar, Italy, Malta
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 reports on North Africa: that the German Air Force (GAF) air lifted in 3871 men from April 12-20; a GAF report of April 21; a Panzer Army report for April 21; and the Naval Headlines, covering German operations against Arctic convoys and Italian activity.

Keywords

transportation, aircraft, troop movements, Desert War, military situation reports, naval intelligence, German U-boats, warships, shipping losses, oil

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