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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2222
Date 8 November 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-east Europe: of several German vessels having dropped out that were destined for the Leros operation, on November 7; and of an intended operation by the 2nd Panzer Army for the capture of the islands Peljesac and Korcula between November 7 and 10; on Southern Europe: that the 16th Panzer Division expects an Allied attack on November 8, with the 15th Panzer Division counter-attacking; that the 26th Panzer Division took over the left wing of the 3rd Panzer Grenadier Division on November 7; a battle report from the 76th Corps, for November 7; and the Director of Transport in Italy reports that the removal of goods from Italy is at a standstill owing to the destruction of railway lines, on November 6; on the Russian Front: six reports concerned with the situation in southern Russia, covering November 4 to 7; and that the 4th Air Fleet requests cargo space for sending supplies of aviation fuel and ammunition to the Crimea, on November 4.

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