2309

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2309
Date 30 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: a BONIFACE report for the Deputy Prime Minister (PM); a BONIFACE report for Mr Loxley; a BONIFACE report for Lieutenant-General Sir Hastings Ismay; on the Russian Front: that bulky cargoes for Crimea are to be eliminated owing to a drop in transport performance, on December 27; a signal of December 30 at 2250 from Hollis for C and Ismay, including references to operation OVERLORD; two copies of a typed note for Hollis from Ismay; and a signal of December 27 at 1930 (local time) to C from Hollis for Jacob including references to Colonel Warden, that operation SHINGLE is scheduled for January 20, 1944, operations OVERLORD and ANVIL, Eisenhower, Montgomery and Christopher.

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i Front Cover 30 December 1943 Download PDF (151 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 30 December 1943 Download PDF (1.58 MB)
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