1592

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1592
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Atlantic, Europe, Mediterranean
Countries Italy, Norway
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Geheime Staatspolizei, Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined

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) at Tunis' 1st evening report for April 10; GAF Tunis' 3rd evening report for April 10; and GAF Tunis reports an enemy advance on the Fonndo U.K.-Kairouan road; and Naval Headlines, covering U-boat activity in the Atlantic.

Keywords

military situation reports, invasion of French North Africa, casualties, German army, German air force, supply problems, fuel, military operations, Allied powers, German withdrawal, naval intelligence, Battle of the Atlantic, convoys, German U-boats, tactics, security, sabotage, torpedo boats, mines, shipping

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