1287

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1287
Date 5 January 1943
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: the 5th Panzer Army's day report for January 2, describing Axis advances north east of Dj El Chirich; a German Air Force (GAF) in Africa report on Italian strength and a statement that all their aircraft except for fighters are being withdrawn from operations, on January 4; that GAF Africa orders the supply staff at Gabes to limit the items that get sent on to Tripoli, on January 4; of the German view that an attack on Gafsa-Gabes is not immediately impending, as of January 5; Naval Headlines, covering Axis shipping to and from North Africa; from the Japanese minister in Madrid, a call for improved Axis military cooperation, on January 2; 1915/T1 was sent to the Director of Military Intelligence (DMI) (see 1976).

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 5 January 1943 Download PDF (5.15 MB)
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