0545

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/545
Date 4 May 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: a listing of the supplies transported to the German armed forces in Africa during April; of a request for clarification of the reinforcements being transported to Africa on May 2; the 2nd Panzer Army reports the arrival of seven supply ships carrying German and Italian cargoes between April 25 and May 1, and also includes a report for May 2 of operations in North Africa; of a German appreciation of the British forces' strengths and locations in the Middle East, on May 2; that Tatoi airfield was damaged in an RAF raid on May 1; and a report of German air reconnaissance of Iceland on May 2.

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i Front Cover 4 May 1942 Download PDF (300 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 4 May 1942 Download PDF (7.57 MB)
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