Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1207
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Atlantic, East Asia, Europe, Latin America, Mediterranean, Middle East, North America
Countries Argentina, Bulgaria, Egypt, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Malta, Norway, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United States of America
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Foreign Office, Security Service, Government Code and Cypher School
People Edward Bridges, Hermann Göring, Benito Mussolini


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 XC Army Corps in Tunisia is to become the 5th Panzer Army; from the Greek charg� in Kuibyshev, that Vishinski predicts further aggressive operations by the Soviet Army, on December 7; from the Japanese minister in Sofia, giving Bulgarian views on Turkish neutrality, on December 1; from the Japanese acting ambassador in Rome, about Mussolini's speech, on December 4; from the Japanese minister at the Vatican, on North African operations for December 5; and Naval Headlines, covering French ships and submarines being taken over at Bizerta by the Germans.


military organisation, German army, Desert War, diplomatic intelligence, Eastern Front, German morale, Turkish neutrality, fascist leadership, naval intelligence, German navy, warships, Italian navy, convoys

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