Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1153
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations
Regions Not Defined
Countries Not Defined
Document Type Signals Intelligence, Memoranda
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Charles de Gaulle


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 contains a message from C to Lord Mountbatten with the Spanish ambassador's report of a conversation with Mountbatten on North African operations, on November 22.


leakage of information, invasion of French North Africa, Operation Torch, military commanders, Allied powers, politics, Anglo-Spanish relations, diplomatic officials

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