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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/700
Date 5 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 Kesselring is seeking information about the availability of air transports needed for reinforcement of the Panzer Army, on July 4; that the German Air Force (GAF) are unable to increase their support of the Panzer Army until reinforcements arrive, as of July 3; that the 15th Panzer Division is on the defensive, with fighter protection urgently needed, on July 4; that the Ground Officer Commanding (GOC) the 90th Light Division was taken ill on July 4; on tasks for the GAF for July 5; that the 90th Light Division is moving location on July 5; of an Italian supreme command request for the return of trucks on July 4; communication regarding the fuel shortage in Greece on July 4; a German intelligence report that Egypt is under martial law and Egyptian troops have been confined to barracks on July 4; that a northern convoy is to be attacked by torpedo bombers on July 4; Italian reports from Tokyo on the German military attach�'s belief that Japanese-Russian relations are unstable, on July 3; a Portuguese report from Ankara on the Turkish attitude to the war, on July 2; and a Portuguese report on a Finnish belief in a Japanese intention to attack Russia through Siberia, on July 2.

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i Front Cover 5 July 1942 Download PDF (259 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 5 July 1942 Download PDF (5.17 MB)
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