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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1012
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Atlantic, Europe, Mediterranean
Countries Gibraltar, Italy, Sicily
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined

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: an evening report from the Panzer Army for October 25; and Naval Headlines, covering an Italian report that HMS Furious entered the Mediterranean with a destroyer escort on October 25.

Keywords

military situation reports, Second Battle of El Alamein, British army, casualties, tanks, naval intelligence, Italian navy, convoys, air raids, ports, aerial attacks on ships

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