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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/744
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe, Mediterranean, Pacific
Countries New Zealand
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: a Panzer Army report for July 15, that Allied forces have over-run the Brescia Division and parts of the Pavia Division, but were blocked by a counter-attack by the Panzer Army; and on the Southern Russian Front: that the 8th Air Corps is supporting the advance of the 14 Panzer Corps in the Donets area on July 15.

Keywords

military situation reports, First Battle of El Alamein, Desert War, British army, military operations, Italian army, German army, counter-attacks, prisoners of war, Eastern Front

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