3148

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3148
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations
Regions Europe, Middle East
Countries Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Turkey
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Government Code and Cypher School
People Josef Stalin

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 Western Europe: a 2nd Panzer Division situation report, for August 5; that the 89th Infantry Division is now south of Caen, on August 5; a 25th Army Corps situation report and its intentions, on August 5; and on the effects of an Allied air raid on Marienehe on August 4.

Keywords

military dispositions, German army, troop movements, military situation reports, guerrilla warfare, anti-Nazi resistance, Battle of Normandy, effects of bombing, German war effort, factories, aircraft, diplomatic intelligence, peace proposals, German-Soviet relations

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