1636

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1636
Date 26 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 Tunis Air Corps requests temporary fighter reinforcements on April 25 to counter an expected major Allied attack on April 26, with 30 aircraft required to disperse for one day to 6 Tunisian airfields, and with the Allies being expected to attack sectors of the 10th Panzer Division and the Africa Corps; and that all serviceable German Air Force (GAF) aircraft in Sardinia are to carry out torpedo attacks against Allied naval forces in the Straits of Sicily overnight on April 25/26; and on the Russian Front: of the GAF's reconnaissance results for April 24.

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i Front Cover 26 April 1943 Download PDF (340 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 26 April 1943 Download PDF (2.75 MB)
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