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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/801
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe, Middle East, South Asia
Countries Egypt, England, France, Great Britain, India, Russia, Turkey
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School, Security Service
People Edward Bridges

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 report on the Southern Russian Front: of German Air Force (GAF) operational orders for July 29 and the night of July 29-30; and the following messages from the Italian ambassador in Turkey on Turkish foreign policy, as of July 21; and from the Turkish charg� in Kuibyshev on the war in Russia, as of July 25.

Keywords

operations planning, German air force, Eastern Front, invasion of the Soviet Union, diplomatic intelligence, Turkish neutrality

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