2962

File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2962
Date 17 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 German forces withdrawing into Cherbourg, on June 17; that the I SS Panzer Corps take heavy losses from Allied artillery, on June 16; of the 6th Parachute Division being set up under the LXVII Corps, in the Amiens area, on June 16; that an attack by the II Flak Corps east of the Orne makes no progess, on June 16; and that Hitler orders the German Navy to take over smoke protection of the Rhine bridges in Holland, on June 15.

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i Front Cover 17 June 1944 Download PDF (503 KB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 17 June 1944 Download PDF (2.00 MB)
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