1261

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1261
Date 27 December 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: of a shortage of transport for a new movement to be carried out by the Panzer Army, on December 26; the German Air Force (GAF) report an Allied spearhead south of Tamet on December 26; Kesselring reports the location of a British long-range desert group and elements of the 1st SAS Brigade on December 26; of alleged British intentions to bombard Tripoli from the sea and the last Malta convoy, on December 25; and of arrangements for smoke screen protection at Bizerta, on December 25.

Document Title Date
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 27 December 1942 Download PDF (2.22 MB)
Cookies Notification

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.

Accept