1443

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1443
Date 9 March 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: that the German Air Force (GAF) at Tunis is to air drop supplies to the northern sector, on March 9; of a GAF airdrop on March 9; of the aircraft available to GAF Tunis, as of March 9; that the GAF is to attack at Ksar Rhilane on March 10; of the 21st Panzer Division's tank strength on March 7; and the Italian 1st Army report a battle on March 6; on the Mediterranean: of GAF arrangements for an attack on an Allied convoy, on March 8; on the Balkans: that the Fuehrer orders divisions to move to Greece by the end of March; and that the Serbian-Greek railway is to be developed, on March 5; on the Central Russian Front: that reconnaissance suggests a big Soviet attack is to continue north of Bryansk, and that German withdrawals continue in the north east, on March 7; and that the German general has no knowledge of irregularities in the evacuation of Kharkov, on March 7.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 9 March 1943 Download PDF (7.98 MB)
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