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Government Code and Cypher School: Signals Intelligence Passed to the Prime Minister, Messages and Correspondence.
description
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF
format(s)
Book
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restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 1993.
Document cover date: 2 November 1942.
Part of a digital collection titled "Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War: Intelligence, Strategy and Diplomacy" created from unpublished documents in the United Kingdom's National Archives. The primary source materials were digitized in full colour by the Taylor & Francis Group (Abingdon, England, 2015-16).
abstract
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 North Africa: of a successful German counter attack; of heavy losses but successes, with supply ships being sunk; that a Panzer regiment is to withdraw on the night of November 1-2; that the 90th Light Division are meeting strong resistance, on October 31; that the German Air Force (GAF) are to move a fighter group to Tobruk, on November 2; and that Rommel has been informed of General Montgomery's view of him, on October 3; on the Mediterranean: that a supply ship en route to Tobruk was sunk on November 1; and that an Axis convoy is en route to Tobruk on November 1.
catalogue key
10690891

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