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Re: More From The Tigue Report
|The heavy cruiser Devonshire, flying the flag of Vice-Admiral J.H.D. Cunningham, picked up what was described as a garbled message from the Glorious which was incomplete and only partially decipherable. Cunningham, who had the King of Norway aboard and the gold reserves of his country, both being carried into exile, decided not to break radio silence and report the incomplete message. https://vdocuments.site/the-inglorious-end-of-the-glorious-the-release-of-the-findings-of.html
So Cunningham's strict radio silence may have averted another disaster.
The reading by the Germans of the British Fleet code in the spring of 1940 led directly to the interception of the Glorious. Bletchely Park warned Admiralty of the northward movement of German heavy units through traffic analysis, but this was ignored.
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