1299

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1299
Date 9 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: of the Panzer Army under Rommel's dispositions to cover the southern flank, on January 7; that Bastico informs Rommel of the withdrawal of Italian formations, on January 4; of the withdrawal of the Hon garrison, on January 6; of further withdrawals, on January 7; that the German Air Force (GAF) was informed that U.S. Liberators carry 2 cannons, on January 7; and from the Portuguese minister in Pretoria, describing a friendly interview with General Smuts, on January 5.

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i Front Cover 9 January 1943 Download PDF (139 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 9 January 1943 Download PDF (1.38 MB)
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