2768

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2768
Date 8 May 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 West Europe: a report from the Commander in Chief (C-in-C) West on the West Coast Front and moves of formations and units, on May 4; on South and South-east Europe: that the German Air Force (GAF) in Albania are to reconnoitre Bari and Taranto harbours, on May 7; Naval Headlines, covering the Germans claiming atrocities were committed on Amorgos by British commandos; from the Japanese ambassador in Vichy, that Petain and French ministers are to move to the Paris area because of German fears of Allied landings, on May 5; from the Japanese naval attach� in Berlin, describing a tour of German military defences in northern France, from April 20-24; from the Japanese representative of the Ministry of the Interior in Berlin, an assessment of the percentage of air raid damage caused to German cities, as of April 18; and an assessment by the Assistant Chief of Air Staff Intelligence (ACASI), on May 7.

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