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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/685
Date 2 July 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 the Russian Front: of German progress in the Kursk and Kharkov sectors, as of July 1; on North Africa: a Panzer Army account of operations from the fall of Tobruk to June 29; a report for July 2 stating that El Alamein is surrounded; and that Kesselring is encouraged by signs of pro-Rommel sympathy in Egypt, and is promoting propaganda on July 1.

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i Front Cover 2 July 1942 Download PDF (261 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 2 July 1942 Download PDF (3.10 MB)
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