Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/1914
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Africa, Atlantic, Europe, Latin America, Mediterranean, North America
Countries Albania, Argentina, Azores, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Mozambique, Romania, Sicily, Spain, Yugoslavia
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Foreign Office, Security Service, Government Code and Cypher School
People Edward Bridges


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 South-east Europe: on German Air Force (GAF) airfields in Dalmatia, from August 2; Naval Headlines; from the Japanese minister in Madrid, regarding the Spanish situation, on July 30; and from the Chinese charg� in Berne, describing German demands presented to the new Italian government, on August 2.


German air force, airfields, occupied Yugoslavia, naval intelligence, Battle of the Atlantic, German U-boats, tactics, convoys, shipping losses, aerial attacks on ships, warships, hospital ships, Italian navy, diplomatic intelligence, Italian government, politics, German-Italian relations, Axis strategy

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