Shirreff, F Donald

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Accession Number MSS1211
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 item
Object type Papers
Maker Shirreff, F Donald
Date made 1940-1983
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/093/041
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

`Further thoughts on Special Signals in World War 2'. Short article discussing the breaking of the German Enigma code by British Intelligence. Contains background information on the deciphering of many German and Italian codes and makes reference to the relief of Tobruk, the first battle of El Alamein and the capturing of Rommel's 621 Radio Intercept Company by Australians at Tel el Eisa. Also contains two letters written by Shirreff in 1987 relating to his post war career and thoughts on the British Intelligence Service.