1716

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1716
Date 6 June 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 Italy: of Flak reinforcements for Division Hermann Goering, on June 6; and that tanks for the Italian Army are to leave Genoa for Sardinia on June 6 or 7; on the Russian Front: that German Air Force (GAF) reconnaissance of Russian airfields on June 4 revealed over 500 aircraft; and a ground situation report including the Russian penetration of Orel, on June 5; from the Japanese ambassador in Rome, on the Italian situation, as of May 31; and from the Japanese minister in Kabul, giving the views of the Afghan Minister of Foreign Affairs on the war situation, as of May 25.

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i Front Cover 6 June 1943 Download PDF (265 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 6 June 1943 Download PDF (6.38 MB)
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