3128

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3128
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe
Countries Germany
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 Germany: that General Guderian seeks vehicles, weapons and equipment for newly formed Panzer formations, on July 27; and of a heavy raid on Stuttgart on July 26; and on West Europe: that the 2nd SS Division forces its way out with heavy losses, on July 30.

Keywords

German army, military shortages, transportation, Battle of Normandy, Operation Overlord, casualties, aerial attacks, United States Army, military operations, effects of bombing, air raids

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