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(Sir William Reginald, 1870-1943, Admiral in the Royal Navy, Director of Naval Intelligence in the First World War)çThe Dreadnought Project
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with "yours sincerely" and "Admiral Sir Reginald Hall, Director of Intelligence Division Admiralty War Staff"
Hall was appointed Director of the Intelligence Division by the Admiralty in October 1914. Together with Sir Alfred Ewing he was responsible for the establishment of the Royal Navy's codebreaking operation, Room 40, which decoded the Zimmermann telegram, a major factor in the entry of the United States in World War I.
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