1954

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1954
Date 21 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: a BONIFACE summary from Brigadier Hollis for the Prime Minister (PM); and a SUNSET intelligence report; on South-east Europe: that German garrisons at German Air Force (GAF) airfields in Albania and Dalmatia are to be increased, and the Italians are not to be told, on August 20; from the Japanese ambassador in Berlin, noting the Swedish abrogation of the German transit agreement, on August 16, and German dissatisfaction with the transit of French escapees through Spain; from the Portuguese charg� at the Vatican, giving Vatican views on Allied policy towards Italy, on August 17; from the Chinese charg� in Berne, describing the effect of Allied bombing on Germany, on August 17; from the Japanese ambassador in Rome to the ambassador in Berlin, urging German support for Italy, on August 15; and from the Chinese minister to the Vatican, on the Italian and German internal situation, as of August 13.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 21 August 1943 Download PDF (6.59 MB)
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