2651

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2651
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe
Countries Germany, Hungary, Russia, Yugoslavia
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Peter Loxley

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: BONIFACE summaries for Mr Loxley - some texts are reported in 6075; that heavy Allied attacks in Cassino were repulsed; that Rab island, in the north Adriatic, was occupied by the Germans on March 19; that the 1st German Mountain Division, formerly in northern Yugoslavia, has been identified inside Hungary; of German apprehensions about the effects of the Soviets crossing the Dniester and their probable advance between the Dniester and Pruth; of German forces being encircled in Shmerinka; and on German aircraft losses over Germany.

Keywords

military situation reports, Battle of Monte Cassino, German army, counter-attacks, Allied powers, casualties, military organisation, guerrilla warfare, occupied Yugoslavia, Eastern Front, Red Army, breakthroughs, German withdrawal, air warfare, German air force, Soviet air force

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