1638

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1638
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 most German Air Force (GAF) units in Tunisia are to withdraw to Sicily during the hours of darkness, on April 26; that airborne supplies for Axis forces in Tunisia are to be dropped at night over a special drop zone, on April 26; and that 2 Axis landing craft were attacked by Allied motor torpedo boats, with the survivors being brought into Bizerta, on April 26.

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i Front Cover 26 April 1943 Download PDF (345 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 26 April 1943 Download PDF (1.92 MB)
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