1577

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1577
Date 7 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 164th Division is to withdraw to a new line, on April 6; that the Italians are to evacuate Sfax and the harbour is to be demolished on April 7; that German divisions are to withdraw in the El Guettar sector, on April 6; of arrangements for an Axis withdrawal, on April 6; on the site of a new battle HQ of the 1st Italian Army, on April 6; and of Goering's instructions for safe and expeditious transport of German Air Force (GAF) aviation fuel, on April 6.

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i Front Cover 7 April 1943 Download PDF (258 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 7 April 1943 Download PDF (3.60 MB)
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