1563

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1563
Date 5 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: the German Air Force (GAF) in Tunis' 1st evening report; that the Germans expect an attack on the El Guettar flank, on April 2; that the 21st Panzer Division is to take over the El Guettar southern sector, on April 2; of a GAF Ju88 attack, on the night of April 3-4; that GAF reconnaissance sights 7000 Allied vehicles in the Gabes-Oudref-El Hama area, on April 4; that elements of the Hermann Goering Division are to be flown to Tunisia on April 4; of the 21st Panzer Division's reinforcements on April 3; and on the 21st Panzer Division's tank situation, as of April 1; and on the Mediterranean: of a heavy air raid on Naples on April 4.

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i Front Cover 5 April 1943 Download PDF (312 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 5 April 1943 Download PDF (6.96 MB)
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