3394

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3394
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations
Regions Atlantic, East Asia, Europe, Mediterranean, Pacific, South Asia
Countries Formosa, Great Britain, Greece, India, Japan, Malaya, Norway, Philippines, Singapore
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School, Security Service
People Edward Bridges, Charles de Gaulle

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 Western Europe: of Army Group B's intentions, on December 23; a battle report, for December 22; an appreciation report, for December 22; and on the German Air Force (GAF) in the West's orders for December 23; Naval Headlines; from the Great East Asia Ministry in Tokyo, Japanese propaganda for the 3rd anniversary of the Great East Asia war, on November 25; from M. Baelen, the French minister in Athens, on the internal Greek situation, as of December 19; from M. Dragoumis in Athens, regarding the Greek regency, on December 18; from the Foreign Ministry in Athens, on support from EKKA (National and Social Liberation), on December 21; and from Aghnides in London, that the Greek King vetoes discussion of a regency in Athens, on December 22.

Keywords

predicting enemy intentions, Western Front, counter-attacks, Battle of the Bulge, German strategy, military situation reports, troop movements, German army, air warfare, tactics, German air force, naval intelligence, German U-boats, Pacific War, Japanese navy, shipping losses, convoys, diplomatic intelligence, Japanese strategy, invasion of the Philippines, Greek Civil War, Anglo-Greek relations

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