2303

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2303
Date 25 December 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-eastern Europe: of the steamship Balkan being torpedoed south of Kombi en route to Salonica, on December 23; German Air Force (GAF) Command for the South East report that Allied air activity in the Balkans has stopped owing to bad weather, while activity is continuing in the Aegean, on December 23; and of a document captured by the 15th Mountain Corps which lists the partisans and British officers killed on Glamoc airfield, on November 27; and on the Adriatic: that Operation PENITENT has been declared successful despite strong resistance, on December 23.

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i Front Cover 25 December 1943 Download PDF (147 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 25 December 1943 Download PDF (1.06 MB)
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