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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1722
Date 8 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 Southern Europe: that General Major Lunfershausen has been identified as the Ground Officer Commanding (GOC) Division Sardinia, on June 2; of short rations impeding unloading operations at Olbia, on June 6; of a German Air Force (GAF) unit with Italian crews moving to Italy for training and operations, on June 7; a GAF station commander at Placenza airfield reports that the airfield is occupied with aircraft to an alarming degree, on June 7; that the 1st Panzer Division is destined for the Peloponnese on June 5, C comments that it was recently located in Brittany; on the Mediterranean: a survey of shipping on June 6 and 7; and a naval situation summary including an Allied landing attempt on Lampedusa apparently being repulsed, on June 7; on the Russian Front: reports of an imminent Russian attack in the Taganrog area, on June 7; and of GAF operations in southern Russia including an attack on the Gorki tank works, on June 7.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 8 June 1943 Download PDF (6.28 MB)
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