2790

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2790
Date 15 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 Southern Europe: two reports on the main Italian Front, for May 14; of the 71st Infantry Division withdrawing, on May 14; the 10th Army reports high expenditure of ammunition, on May 12; two reports on Allied damage in Italy, on May 13 and 14; of measures laid down for dealing with possible Allied landings on the Italian coast, on May 13; of General Lieutenant Ramcke enquiring whether the remaining elements of the 2nd Parachute Division had yet been taken out of the Russian Front, on May 13; and on the reasons for preferring a Commando operation against Lagosta to one against Vis, on May 15.

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i Front Cover 15 May 1944 Download PDF (415 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 15 May 1944 Download PDF (3.57 MB)
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