Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/604
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations
Regions Africa, Europe
Countries Germany, Italy, Libya, Russia
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: a 10th Air Corps report of air raids on Tobruk on May 27-28; a report and orders from Kesselring for May 27-28; that the Panzer Army is requesting urgent support of a strong Stuka attack on May 29; and a report for May 28 on north west Europe and the northern sector of the Russian Front including a report of an attack on convoy PQ 10.


military situation reports, Desert War, siege of Tobruk, air raids, troop movements, military dispositions, British army, German army, shipping losses, Arctic convoys, Battle of Gazala

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