Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/731
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Mediterranean
Countries South Africa
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined


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 report on North Africa: a report for July 13, describing German Air Force (GAF) activities in preparation for, and in support of, Panzer Army attacks.


Axis strategy, Desert War, First Battle of El Alamein, British army, defence

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