3794

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3794
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Intelligence Organisation and Administration, Signals Intelligence and Code-breaking
Regions Europe
Countries Ireland, United Kingdom
Document Type Correspondence, Memoranda
Organisations Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Secret Intelligence Service, Government Code and Cypher School
People Frederick Beaumont-Nesbitt, Alan Brooke, Alexander Cadogan, C Edwards, John Godfrey, Robert Haining, Gladwyn Jebb, Stewart Menzies, Kenneth Strong, Horace Wilson

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 correspondence: correspondence with C (the head of MI6) concerning officers in various ministries who were aware of, or had access to, Special Material.

Keywords

security, secrecy, classified documents, personnel, British intelligence organisation, disposal of documents, intelligence distribution

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