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(Untitled), 12 Oct 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/81/45

Scope and Contents

Telegram from WSC to General Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Commander in Chief Middle East] marked "most secret and private" informing Alexander that he is arranging for more exactly textual M.K.'s [Enigma decrypts] to be sent from now on.Annotated by Desmond Morton [Prime Minister's Personal Assistant]: "Defence Registry. This telegram is not to be distributed. Will you please return this copy to me.".


  • 12 Oct 1942

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Published: Winston S Churchill VII p 238

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