1755

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1755
Date 21 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 the Mediterranean: that one GAF bomber unit is to remain in Sicily, probably at Piacenza, from June 21; a German intelligence summary report for June 19/20, that German sigint reflects Allied aircraft are operating out of bases in Scotland and Iceland, and an Allied landing in the vicinity of a German weather station on Spitzbergen; on Spitzbergen: that following the Allied landing on June 20 German personnel retreated towards the coast, that a German U-boat was sent to take them off and GAF aircraft got airborne to reconnoitre the situation; and Naval Headlines.

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i Front Cover 21 June 1943 Download PDF (259 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 21 June 1943 Download PDF (2.28 MB)
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