Catalogue description Admiralty: Naval Intelligence Division and Operational Intelligence Centre: Intelligence Reports and Papers

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Reference: ADM 223
Title: Admiralty: Naval Intelligence Division and Operational Intelligence Centre: Intelligence Reports and Papers
Description:

This series contains Admiralty Intelligence papers, German naval communications, Operational Intelligence Centre special intelligence summaries, special intelligence reports from Japanese and Mediterranean waters, ULTRA decrypts, essays on World War 2 by German naval staff officers, statements by German prisoners of war and intercepted enemy signals between Berlin and Tokyo. They relate to such matters as U-boat warfare, attacks on convoys, minesweeping and enemy shipping movements, together with reports by the naval intelligence division and correspondence concerning the British Naval Mission to Moscow (1941-1946). The series includes photocopies of documents cited in the official history of the intelligence services as well as a small series of message logs from the First World War.

Date: 1914-1978
Related material:

Records of the Government Code and Cypher School: Division within HW

For files of the tri-service Defence Intelligence staff see, DEFE 31

For records of the Joint Intelligence Bureau see WO 252

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Board of Admiralty, Naval Intelligence Division, 1886-1964

Board of Admiralty, Naval Staff, Naval Intelligence Division, 1912-1963

Board of Admiralty, Naval Staff, Operational Intelligence Centre, 1937-1964

Physical description: 885 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Defence , from 1975

Accruals: Series is accruing

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