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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/643
Date 13 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 on North Africa: that there are no replacement tanks for Axis troops, on June 7; a report from the Panzer Army for June 10 on heavy fighting in the El Hacheim area; that the German Air Force (GAF) are unable to provide the German Africa Corps with continuous air cover on June 12; that the Panzer Army's intentions for June 12 include an attack on El Adem; on North Africa: of Hitler's directive ordering the shooting out of hand of German political refugees taken prisoner with Free French units, on June 12; a German report on the morale of Indian troops in North Africa, on June 11; that the 10th Air Corps' photographic reconnaissance indicates possible Allied reinforcements from Egypt, on June 12; and on the intentions for the GAF for June 13; on the Mediterranean: a 10th Air Corps air reconnaissance report that a British aircraft carrier with an escort left Gibraltar on June 12; and on the Russian Front in the Kharkov area: a German agent's report of Russian defensive positions, on June 11; a Sevastopol report for June 11; and that a 30th Army attack is to be supported by the 8th Air Corps on June 12.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 13 June 1942 Download PDF (6.11 MB)
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