1118

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1118
Date 18 November 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 the Mediterranean: a German Air Force (GAF) air recce report for Tunisia for November 18; of Kesselring's orders to establish the positions of the Allied western and eastern naval formations, to clarify the situation at Gabes, and to bring heavy units to a state of operational readiness; a report from Nehring to Kesselring on the Allies holding Abiod, and the French being east of Teboura and north east of Medjez El Bab; of a German intelligence warning to Nehring of concentrations of Allied paratroops forming for an attack on Tunis, on November 17; of the arrival of merchant ships at Bone; of an Allied group being east of Tabarka; of German forces being at Mejez El Bab; and that Allied forces at Le Kef are believed to be moving north east; that a Tunis airfield was bombed on November 17; that the GAF's most advanced airfield at Agheila is not as good as Arco; and a GAF report for November 17 including the Russian Front and North Africa.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 18 November 1942 Download PDF (5.58 MB)
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