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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1130
Date 21 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 North Africa: a report by the German Naval Command in Tunisia, for November 20; that a German battle unit is to transfer to Sousse, on November 20; a German secret service report on the Allies in French North Africa, for November 18; Naval Headlines, covering German naval measures against an Arctic convoy; that Petain orders Barres to resist the Allies; from the Japanese minister in Santiago, that Mussolini is ill, on November 10; from the Japanese minister in Sofia, on the Bulgarian view of the war, as of November 14; from the Japanese minister in Madrid, on Italian advice to Spain regarding an Allied guarantee on North Africa, on November 21; from the Portuguese minister in Ankara, regarding Spanish policy on North Africa, on November 19; from the Roumanian consul-general in Milan, on the low state of Italian morale, on November 15; from the Turkish ambassador in Rome, giving the view that the Axis is unlikely to move across Spain, on November 19; and reporting the effects of air raids on Italian cities, on November 19; from the Turkish minister in Lisbon, relating Portuguese views on the spread of the war in North Africa, on November 18; and from the Japanese minister in Lisbon, giving Italian views on Spain, on November 18.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 21 November 1942 Download PDF (6.30 MB)
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