Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1808
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe, Mediterranean
Countries Italy, Romania, Sardinia
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined


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 South Europe: that the degrees of readiness at Trapani and Palermo were cancelled, on July 8; and a strength return of a German Air Force (GAF) in Sardinia ground attack unit, for July 8; and on South-east Europe: that the GAF are to train the Roumanians on air defence equipment, from July 7.


Axis powers, invasion threat, invasion preparations, defence, military organisation, military strength, German air force, strafing, Romanian armed forces, transportation, anti-aircraft defence

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