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File Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3021
Date 29 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 contains a message from C to the Prime Minister (PM); and the following reports on France: that the Ground Officer Commanding (GOC) the 7th Army, General Dollmann, died of a heart attack in the night on June 27-28; in general: that jumping and dropping equipment is needed for two divisions and stocks of this equipment are in depots at Gardelegen, Seifhennersdorf, Laon, Bielitz and Rokitzan, on June 29; on Italy: of the arrest of civilian male local inhabitants in the age group 18 to 45 in the area between the main defence line and the general line from Cecina-Siena-Citta di Castello-Ancona, and that they are to be transported to Florence under military escort, while civilians arrested in the course of anti-guerrilla operations are to be sent to Germany, on June 22; a propaganda directive renaming the flying bomb VI, on June 29; Naval Headlines, covering that Admiral Doenitz commended the defenders of Cherbourg for their courageous defence; that the German heavy cruiser Luetzow is to operate in the eastern Baltic; that a Coastal Battle Group is to be formed in the Genoa and Spezia areas with the surviving officers and crews from recently sunk torpedo boats; that the Japanese are attempting to fly aircraft into bases in the Marianas; and detailing orders for Japanese submarines operating from Truk.

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i Front Cover 29 June 1944 Download PDF (1.10 MB)
1st Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence 29 June 1944 Download PDF (9.40 MB)
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