1197

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1197
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Mediterranean
Countries Not Defined
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Adolf Hitler

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 Panzer Army report for December 5 which includes details of the supply of fuel, arms and ammunition between November 30 and December 4; and that Hitler orders that bombs and not mines are to be used on Libyan harbours, on December 7.

Keywords

military supplies, fuel, Desert War, bombing, ports, German air force, Nazi leadership

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