1881

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1881
Date 26 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: that the Germans expect increased Allied activity in view of the change in the Italian government, on July 26; and a German Air Force (GAF) reconnaissance report on Sicilian harbours and airfields on July 26; on South-east Europe: of Axis vessels being sunk, on June 15 and July 26; Naval Headlines; from the Japanese ambassador in Istanbul, giving the German and Italian ambassadors' views on Turkey and the war, as at July 20; from the Foreign Ministry in Rome, on Italian notification of resignation by Mussolini, on July 26; and from the Japanese ambassador in Rome, on a meeting between Hitler and Mussolini, on July 22.

Document Title Date
i Front Cover 26 July 1943 Download PDF (921 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 26 July 1943 Download PDF (8.25 MB)
Cookies Notification

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.

Accept