Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2398
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Atlantic, Europe, Mediterranean
Countries Not Defined
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Hermann Göring


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 Europe: of the Hermann Goering Division's front line and targets for the German Air Force (GAF) on February 2; and of a new line of defence for the 44th Division, on February 1; Naval Headlines, covering U-boat activity; and from the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs to all stations, of a raid on Berlin by 500-600 bombers, on January 28.


military situation reports, Battle of Monte Cassino, German army, military dispositions, German withdrawal, naval intelligence, German U-boats, naval warfare, Arctic convoys, shipping losses, warships, German navy, diplomatic intelligence, air raids

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