Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1263
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: of a shortage of replacement officers for Africa, on December 27; reports for the 5th Panzer Army, from December 25-26; and on the strength of the 20th Flak Division in Tunisia, on December 26.


military shortages, personnel, military situation reports, casualties, Allied powers, patrols, invasion of French North Africa, Operation Torch, captured equipment, military strength, anti-aircraft defence

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