3118

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3118
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe
Countries Belgium, Italy
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Not Defined

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 reports on West Europe: that the 84th Army Corps forms a new defence front, on July 27; and on the 2nd Parachute Corps' new defence line, as of July 27; and on South Europe: that the 19th German Air Force (GAF) Field Division has been disbanded, on July 24.

Keywords

German withdrawal, military dispositions, defence, military organisation, Battle of Normandy, Operation Overlord, German air force

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