Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3710
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe
Countries Holland, Italy, Netherlands
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined


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: Mr Bromley's summary (see also 9031); on Western Europe: that the Commander in Chief (C-in-C) of the Netherlands had sufficient men in his fortress but insufficient arms, as at April 16; that German Air Force (GAF) Western Command orders increased anti-aircraft defences at Regensburg for the re-loading from rail to ship of war gas ammunition being cleared from a depot 12 miles south of Regensburg, on April 11; and on the re-loading of war gas ammunition at Schalding near Passau on April 18.


operations planning, aerial attacks, German air force, suicide attacks, military shortages, German army, occupied Netherlands, anti-aircraft defence, Italian Campaign, tanks, Allied powers

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