2013

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2013
Date 16 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 South Europe: that the German evacuation of Sardinia is to be completed by September 17; that Elba is being occupied by anti-Axis Italians, on September 16; and that the German police suspect that three Italian battalions are preparing for action against German troops in Rome, on September 15; Naval Headlines, covering the Germans being upset at the treachery by the Italian fleet; and a request for confirmation that the admiral commanding had been shot; and on Germany: that the German Air Force (GAF) seek pilots and officers for a new night-fighter Me109 formation, on September 14.

Document Title Date
i Front Cover 16 September 1943 Download PDF (101 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 16 September 1943 Download PDF (1.03 MB)
Cookies Notification

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.

Accept