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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/639
Date 12 June 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: Naval Headlines, covering German and Italian activity; from the Japanese consul in Dili, on the situation in Portuguese Timor on June 3; from the Japanese minister in Helsinki on the decline of Finnish-U.S. relations, on June 6; from the Foreign Minister in Tokyo to the Japanese ambassador in Bangkok, on the inability to transport by ship to Siam because safety at sea cannot be guaranteed, on June 6; from the Turkish minister in Chungking on China's war situation, and that Japan is preparing to attack the Soviet Union, on June 12; from the Turkish ambassador in Vichy on German negotiations with Vichy and Madrid on the defence of Morocco, on June 8; from the Turkish military attach� in Budapest on a large increase in Italian forces on the Russian Front, on June 8; from the Turkish ambassador in Berlin on German restrictions on travel to bombed areas, as of June 9; from the Japanese ambassador in Berlin, that the numbers of aircraft in a raid on Cologne were exaggerated by the British, on June 3; with a query from the Prime Minister (PM) to the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS); and CAS's reply.

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i Front Cover 12 June 1942 Download PDF (227 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 12 June 1942 Download PDF (3.44 MB)
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