3297

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3297
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe
Countries Germany, Hungary, Italy, West Germany
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School, Security Service
People Adolf Hitler

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: on the front line of the 9th Panzer Division, as of October 28; a situation report from the 67th Corps for late on October 28, covering Allied tanks having broken into Bergen Op Zoom; the 346th Infantry Division reporting an Allied thrust to the Zundert-Breda road; Rijsbergen, Kleinoekel and Oekel being in Allied hands; and the 711th Infantry Division reporting on Allied spearheads between Eikberg and Reijen, Heusdenhout and Dorst; of German Air Force (GAF) preparations for a project in early November, including the use of spoof wireless traffic; of an Allied air raid on Cologne, on October 28; and a report from the 14th Panzer Corps for October 28, detailing subordinations and corps boundaries; on Southern Europe: of the 14th Army being subordinated to Army A Group Liguria, and the command of the Corps Lombardia, on October 29; and of proposals by Army Group A to Army Group South on propaganda measures regarding the Hungarians, on the basis of the views of the 1st Hungarian Army, on October 21.

Keywords

military situation reports, German army, military dispositions, military organisation, German strategy, operations planning, German air force, military supplies, deception, wireless communications, effects of bombing, air raids, Italian Campaign, German propaganda, defeatism, Hungarian armed forces

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