1929

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1929
Date 8 August 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: BONIFACE reports from Brigadier Hollis to the Prime Minister (PM); on Southern Europe: German Air Force (GAF) and naval situation reports on Sicily, for August 5 and 6; and that the Axis withdrawal in Sicily is proceeding according to plan, on August 7; on South-east Europe: of an 1800-ton Axis transport vessel being torpedoed off the entrance to the Dardanelles, on August 7; from the Portuguese ambassador to the Vatican, that the Italian and German foreign ministers are to meet, on August 6; and from the Portuguese minister in Berlin, on the evacuation of Berlin, on August 5.

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i Front Cover 8 August 1943 Download PDF (107 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 8 August 1943 Download PDF (1.11 MB)
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