0747

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/747
Date 17 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 consider the situation on the El Alamein Front critical because of the weakness of the Italian troops, and have called for German reinforcements; that the 15th Panzer Division failed to reach its attack objective; a 20th Italian Motorised Corps report of a successful Allied attack in the rear of the Trieste Division; of arrangements for supply convoys from Crete to North Africa, on July 16; and that fuel and oil captured in Tobruk are useful to the Axis forces, as of July 16.

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i Front Cover 17 July 1942 Download PDF (266 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 17 July 1942 Download PDF (2.31 MB)
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