1562

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1562
Date 4 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: that the 1st Army expects a big attack within a few days, from April 2; of the German Air Force's (GAF's) intentions for the night of April 4-5; of GAF objectives for the night of April 4-5; that the Centauro Division has 10 serviceable tanks and no assault guns, as of April 2; of the 21st Panzer Division's losses in vehicles and tanks, on April 2; and that a GAF fighter group is to transfer to north Tunisia on April 4.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 4 April 1943 Download PDF (5.22 MB)
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