3427

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3427
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations
Regions Atlantic, East Asia, Europe, Mediterranean, Pacific, South Asia
Countries Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Yugoslavia
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Foreign Office, Security Service, Government Code and Cypher School
People Edward Bridges, 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 includes the following reports on Western Europe: the German Air Force (GAF) reports German mobile formations had broken through in an area of the Hagenau forest, on January 9; and that the 11th Panzer Division is to relocate, on January 10; Naval Headlines; from the Japanese minister in Berne, a summation of the war situation in Europe, as at December 31; from Aghnides in London, a submission of Greek telegrams to King George, on January 8; and a report on the Greek regency, on January 9; from the Spanish Legation in Tokyo, noting the serious Japanese position, on January 2; and from M. Dejean in London, that the Czech government is to recognize the Lublin Committee, on January 6.

Keywords

military situation reports, Western Front, German army, troop movements, naval intelligence, German U-boats, Japanese navy, Pacific War, naval operations, warships, aircraft carriers, transportation, military supplies, convoys, shipping losses, diplomatic intelligence, Greek politics, royalty, Japanese government, public statements, casualties, invasion of the Philippines, Soviet foreign policy, Polish government

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