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Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3001
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Weapons Technology and Nuclear Warfare
Regions Europe
Countries France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden
Document Type Signals Intelligence, Reports
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Adolf Hitler, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Duncan Sandys, Josef Stalin

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 contains a message from C to the Prime Minister (PM); and reports from the Japanese naval attach?n Berlin, dated June 16 and 20 respectively, on Germany's Reprisal weapons: the Air Force weapon FISULA - a flying bomb, the Army weapon AFIA (A4) - a rocket bomb (A4), and the Navy weapon WALDA - a high-speed submarine; this information was passed to Washington for the President.

Keywords

German war effort, intelligence reports, secret weapons, missiles, weapons development, technology, German strategy, bombing, effects of bombing, reprisals, gliders, artillery, submarines

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