0686

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/686
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Mediterranean
Countries Not Defined
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined

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: 10th Air Corps preliminary reports for July 1; that the 21st Army Corps is moving eastwards on July 2; and on tasks for the German Air Force (GAF) for July 2.

Keywords

air warfare, military situation reports, Desert War, First Battle of El Alamein, troop movements, German army, predicting enemy intentions, Royal Air Force

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