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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1018
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations
Regions Mediterranean
Countries Not Defined
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: that the Ground Officer Commanding (GOC) in Chief of the Panzer Army considers the situation critical because of ceaseless Allied air attacks, and requests additional German Air Force (GAF) air support, on October 28.

Keywords

military situation reports, Second Battle of El Alamein, casualties, manpower, Royal Air Force, aerial attacks

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