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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/555
Date 8 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: German police reports on fighting in the Vyazma pocket from April 13-23, on the aftermath of a heavy raid on Rostock on April 26-28, and on fighting in the Smolensk region on April 29; the Chinese chargé in Vichy reports French views on the Japanese requisitioning of shipping in Indo-China, on May 4; an Italian report from Lourenço Marques on alleged disaffection in South Africa, on May 2; a Japanese report of Finnish views on Hitler's Reichstag speech, on May 1; the Japanese relay a Spanish report on the U.S., on May 4; the Japanese ambassador in Rome reports Axis plans for a guarantee of Arab independence, on May 5; the Portuguese minister in Ankara reports the Turkish view on prospects for a Soviet-German peace, on May 5; the Japanese ambassador in Ankara repeats an Italian intelligence assessment, on May 4; and the Japanese minister in Madrid reports the views of the Spanish Navy Minister, on May 6.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 8 May 1942 Download PDF (4.02 MB)
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