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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/690
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 North Africa: that the Panzer Army request an air strike, on July 2; that the Panzer Army request an urgent air strike on El Alamein, on July 2; and that the German Air Force (GAF) attacked Abu Dweis, but were unable to attack El Alamein, on July 2; on Northern Europe: a GAF report on the position of a convoy, on July 1; and that a torpedo bomber attack was ordered against convoy PQ17, on July 2.

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1st Front Cover 2 July 1942 Download PDF (258 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 2 July 1942 Download PDF (1.73 MB)
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