1556

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1556
Date 3 April 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 new British air defence methods at Bone proving to be an extreme hindrance to German Air Force (GAF) bombers, on April 2; and of elements of the Hermann Goering Division being sent from Naples to Trapani, in Sicily, on April 1; on South Europe: that six English generals have escaped from a camp at Florence, on April 1; and on the Southern Russian Front: that a heavy Soviet attack is expected in the Caucasus, on April 2.

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i Front Cover 3 April 1943 Download PDF (316 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 3 April 1943 Download PDF (2.86 MB)
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