3457

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3457
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations
Regions Atlantic, East Asia, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, North America, Pacific, South Asia
Countries China, East Germany, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Japan, Poland, Russia, Scotland, Soviet Union, Turkey, United States of America
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School, Security Service
People Edward Bridges, Hermann Göring, Adolf Hitler, Joachim von Ribbentrop, 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 West Europe: an Army Group B report, for January 17; and that the 15th Army expects a resumption of Allied attacks, on January 17; Naval Headlines; from the Japanese ambassador in Moscow, relating a conversation with Molotov on Japanese-Soviet relations and the Far East, on January 5-6; from the Japanese ambassador in Berlin, describing Germany's war situation, on January 9; giving the ambassador's views on the European war situation, on January 11; and on the Allied three-power conference, on January 12; and from the Iraqi chargé in London, on a discussion with General Spears on Arab affairs, on January 3.

Keywords

military situation reports, military operations, Allied powers, Western Front, military objectives, predicting enemy intentions, naval intelligence, German U-boats, Battle of the Atlantic, German navy, military organisation, naval warfare, torpedo boats, Royal Navy, shipping losses, Pacific War, air raids, diplomatic intelligence, Soviet-Japanese relations, Turkish neutrality, Soviet foreign policy, Battle of the Bulge, German war effort, conferences

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