1606

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1606
Date 16 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 the Mediterranean: that the German Air Force (GAF) in Sardinia are to investigate the suitability of additional airfields for fighters, on April 15; and that a convoy is to sail from Piraeus to the Dodecanese with 2100 troops, on April 13; Naval Headlines, covering shipping for Tunisia; from the Brazilian ambassador in Lisbon, on rumours of Allied designs on the Azores, on April 12; on the Central Russian Front: of German preparations for a Zitadelle operation, on April 13, and a query from the Prime Minister (PM) to the Chief of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS); and the CIGS' reply, on April 15.

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i Front Cover 16 April 1943 Download PDF (341 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 16 April 1943 Download PDF (3.50 MB)
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