Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1254
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Mediterranean
Countries Tunisia
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Erwin Rommel


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 for December 23 from the Panzer Army under Rommel; that Kesselring's intelligence reports the imminence of a major Allied attack in Tunisia, on December 22; and that Allied attacks in Tunisia were repulsed, on December 24.


military situation reports, Desert War, German army, military commanders, predicting enemy intentions, Allied strategy, military operations, invasion of French North Africa, Operation Torch, counter-attacks

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