0811

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/811
Date 2 August 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 from BONIFACE: sent by C to Sir Hastings Ismay for the Prime Minister (PM); from the Italian minister in Bucharest, a garbled report of Turkish intelligence on the Russian Front, on July 18, not listed on the coversheet; on North Africa: of Panzer Army supply difficulties mainly due to enemy action, on August 1; that the Panzer Army requires outboard motors to facilitate unloading at harbours, on July 31; that the Panzer Army complained about heavy losses to coastal shipping and requested the German Air Force (GAF) to take control from the Italians, on August 1; on details of substantial anti-tank gun reinforcements for the Panzer Army, on July 31; and a Panzer Army report for July 31 including the German tank situation.

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i Front Cover 2 August 1942 Download PDF (259 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 2 August 1942 Download PDF (4.10 MB)
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