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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/853
Date 1 September 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: a German Air Force (GAF) air recce report for August 31, including General von Bismarck being killed; on the Mediterranean: that the GAF believe British naval activity at Gibraltar to be manoeuvres, on August 31; on the Southern Russian Front: of GAF operational orders for August 31 in support of a German offensive; and on the German ground forces' situation on August 29; and on Yugoslavia: a German report on partisan activity for August 30.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 1 September 1942 Download PDF (3.22 MB)
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