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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/959
Date 9 October 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: of a Panzer Army assessment of Allied forces; of indications of an Allied large-scale attack in the near future, from October 7; and of the Panzer Army's supply requirements in anticipation of an impending Allied offensive, on October 8; Naval Headlines, covering a German armed raider being en route with an escort south to Boulogne, on October 8; from the Turkish ambassador in Vichy, of French comments from a member of Petain's staff on October 6; and from the Turkish ambassador in Kuibyshev on the war in Russia, as of October 6.

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i Front Cover 9 October 1942 Download PDF (262 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 9 October 1942 Download PDF (4.19 MB)
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