1988

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1988
Date 7 September 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: a report for September 3 that the Allies' outflanking movement landed in the Palmi area; of supplies being removed from Southern Calabria according to plan; of rail lines being cut in Allied air raids in Leghorn, Civita Vecchia, Pescara, Bologna and Bolzano; of traffic being interrupted in the Naples area; of trains in reserve in Northern Italy being seriously delayed; of the fuel situation being strained, and of a request for fuel trains to be given priority; and a German Air Force (GAF) report of a raid on Bizerta, on September 6-7; and from the Polish Embassy in Washington: a report of the Quebec Conference including the terms for Italy's surrender, on September 1.

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