1965

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1965
Date 27 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); on South Europe: that the Italian Admiralty warns that an Allied build-up suggests operations against southern Italy, Sardinia and Corsica, on August 26; of German information on the Italian 19th Corps in the Gaeta-Salerno area, on August 25; of an Allied air raid on Taranto, on August 26; and that rail traffic resumes at Taranto, on August 26; and on South-east Europe: on the possible transfer of the German 2nd Army from the Russian Front to the Balkans, on August 26.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 27 August 1943 Download PDF (1.03 MB)
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