2629

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2629
Date 16 March 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 Southern Europe: on the results of Allied air attacks against the harbour at Benedetto and adjacent rail installations, on March 15; on the Russian Front: of instructions for German Air Force (GAF) reconnaissance on March 16, in particular to establish the Soviets' breakthrough intentions in southern Ukraine and the north Black Sea coastal area; and on the German Navy: of the reorganisation of the German northern Naval Command, with the Tirpitz to command a battle group, and surface ships and U-boats to come under the command of the Admiral for the Northern Waters, on March 15.

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