2911

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2911
Date 8 June 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: of a heavy air attack on Nantes and Lorient; and of parachute troops being dropped west of St Malo, on June 8; of the 17th SS Panzer Grenadier Division being subordinated to the 7th Army, from June 7; that the German Air Force (GAF) are to attack troop concentrations on the coast and warships, on June 7; and of preparations for blowing up St Malo harbour, on June 7.

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1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 8 June 1944 Download PDF (1.14 MB)
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