0645

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/645
Date 14 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: a North Africa report for June 12, that the German Africa Corps was in urgent need of artillery ammunition as of June 8; of Rommel's anti-tank instructions; that all officers in reserve in Naples are to be placed at the disposal of the Panzer Army on June 13; the Panzer Army's report for June 12; a report of captured British documents detailing the results of PoW interrogations; on Kesselring's orders for special precautions to be taken against sabotage attacks, on June 13; a German naval report for June 13 covering the Mediterranean; on the Russian Front: on the 4th Air Fleet's battle orders for June 14 north east of Kharkov; an Italian report of the Hungarian premier's visit to Hitler and the latter's view of the Russian campaign on June 12; the Japanese ambassador in Ankara relays an Italian intelligence report on Allied forces for June 2; the Japanese ambassador in Rome reports an interview with Ciano on June 7; the Japanese ambassador in Berlin seeks clarification of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs's signal regarding U.K.-Germany peace talk rumours, on June 9; and the Chilean ambassador in Washington reports the arrival of Molotov bringing an ultimatum for a second front, or the U.S.S.R. will accept a favourable proposal from Germany, on June 6.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 14 June 1942 Download PDF (8.35 MB)
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