3752

Document Title Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence
Reference HW 1/3752
Conflicts Second World War
Themes Military Intelligence and Operations, Foreign Policy and International Relations
Regions Atlantic, East Asia, Europe
Countries Belgium, France, Germany, Korea, Switzerland
Document Type Signals Intelligence
Organisations Foreign Office, Security Service, Government Code and Cypher School
People Desmond Morton

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 Doenitz urges the U-boat men to fight on against Bolshevism, on May 1; Naval Headlines; from the French Ministry in Paris to the ambassador in Moscow, that Churchill demanded that Mikolajczyk approve the Yalta declaration, on April 24; from the French ambassador in Berne, that French notables are in the hands of the SS in south Germany, on April 29-30; and from the German Legation in Berne, on a request to Ribbentrop for the release of the King of the Belgians, on April 30.

Keywords

German navy, military commanders, German strategy, German U-boats, shipping losses, warships, refugees, Eastern Front, Pacific War, Japanese withdrawal, conscription, diplomatic intelligence, Anglo-Soviet relations, Polish government, Vichy regime, politicians, royalty

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