Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/2605
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions East Asia, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East
Countries China, Crete, Germany, Great Britain, Japan, Romania, Turkey
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Abwehr, 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: an appreciation of the situation for February in Crete, on March 6; from the Foreign Minister in Tokyo, on Japanese propaganda, on March 4; from the French delegate in Stockholm, on Finnish peace negotiations, on March 8; from the Greek ambassador in Ankara, giving the Turkish Foreign Minister's views of Turkey and the U.K., on March 9; and from the Foreign Ministry in Ankara, describing Soviet-Hungarian negotiations, on March 8.


occupied Greece, food supplies, anti-Nazi resistance, public morale, Japanese war effort, Turkish foreign policy, peace proposals, Axis powers, Soviet government

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