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(Untitled), 03 Jul 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/77/53

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Telegram from WSC to General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief Middle East] marked "private and most secret" inquiring about the battle in Egypt: Comments on the special information [ULTRA intelligence] about enemy intentions and asks whether Auchinleck is getting "these priceless messages (which have never erred) in good time?"; asks about 8 Armoured Division and 9 Australian Division; asks for Auchinleck's opinion on how enemy tanks would get on among the canals of the Nile Delta; comments on defence of Egypt; States that "Everyone here greatly heartened by your splendid fight" and refers to vote of Confidence in the House of Commons.


  • 03 Jul 1942

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