1887

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1887
Date 28 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 German troops being ordered to exercise the greatest restraint towards Italians, on July 26; situation reports on the battle in Sicily, including a list of serviceable weapons; and that the fighting morale of Italian troops has been lowered by the expectation of an early end of the war, on July 26; from the Brazilian ambassador in Madrid, on Allied strategy following the expected fall of Sicily, and on the Spanish internal situation, on July 23; a German circular Press directive in light of the Italian change of government, on July 26; and from the Portuguese ambassador to the Vatican, on the Italian situation, as at July 26.

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i Front Cover 28 July 1943 Download PDF (452 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 28 July 1943 Download PDF (6.05 MB)
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