1873

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1873
Date 23 July 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: of a suspected Allied paratroop landing south of Naples, on July 22; on the Axis military chain of command in Sicily, on July 21; and that the Germans claim sinkings of merchant tonnage on the east coast of Sicily, on July 22; on South-east Europe: of a successful Allied attack on Preveza, in western Greece, on July 22; a German secret service report on Kesselring's view that Sicily would develop like Tunis and on the lack of morale in Italy, on July 23; Naval Headlines; and that the Japanese ambassador in Berlin is anxious to visit Hitler, on July 19.

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i Front Cover 23 July 1943 Download PDF (919 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 23 July 1943 Download PDF (5.50 MB)
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