2475

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2475
Date 19 February 1944
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: the 72nd (error for 76th) Panzer Corps reports the 26th Panzer Grenadier Division's attack, on February 18; of 76th Panzer Corps attacks, on February 18; of the 76th Panzer Corps' front line, on February 18; from the 76th Panzer Corps, of attacks by the 29th Panzer Grenadier and the 114th Jaeger divisions, on February 18; and of the 715th Infantry Division mopping up after an attack by the 29th Panzer Grenadier Division, on February 18; on South-east Europe: a German Air Force (GAF) Command air situation report for February 18, noting possible Allied preparations to bomb Roumanian oil fields; on the Southern Russian Front: Army Group A report a surprise Soviet attack towards Krivoi Rog, on February 18; Naval Headlines, covering U-boat activity in the Atlantic; from the Japanese ambassador in Vichy, on the German commanders and forces in France, as of February 16; from the Chinese minister in Ankara, that the British have discontinued all supplies to Turkey, on February 16; and from the Portuguese minister in Washington with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Lisbon, of conversations with east Europeans on Allied appeasement to the Soviet Union, on February 12 and 16.

Document Title Date
i Front Cover 19 February 1944 Download PDF (361 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 19 February 1944 Download PDF (3.92 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