3608

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3608
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe
Countries Germany
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined

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: that night fighter units are to report crews who are considered likely to fly ME 262 aircraft by day, on March 14; on Western Europe: of an Allied air raid on Barmen, on March 13; and of movements by sea, on March 13 and 14; and on Eastern Europe: that every soldier and the entire Volkssturm are to be employed in order to be able to build a defensive wall, on March 11.

Keywords

German air force, personnel, jet aircraft, effects of bombing, air raids, railways, industry, food supplies, Home Front, German war effort, German deployments, Home Guard

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