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File Title Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office: Central Intelligence Machinery: Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Later Committee: Memoranda (JIC Series). Joint Intelligence Committee: Memoranda 61-131
Reference CAB 158/13
Date 1 July 1951 - 27 June 1952
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 1994

Description

A volume of reports commissioned for the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC). The JIC was formed of representatives from the intelligence services, the armed services, and the Foreign Office. Its purpose was to assess military, security, and foreign policy requirements and coordinate Britain's intelligence organisations accordingly. A vast range of international and domestic issues are investigated and analysed in the JIC's reports. Subjects covered in this file include the military strength and preparedness for war of the Soviet Union and its satellites; the communist threat in East Asia; peace negotiations in the Korean War; the dispute between the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia; plans for training British military personnel in escape and evasion; the treatment and exploitation of Soviet defectors; plans for strategic demolitions in Germany in the event of a major war; and the Argentine threat to the Falkland Islands.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (484 KB)
iii Table of Contents Download PDF (743 KB)
61 Exchange of Intelligence with Yugoslavia 10 October 1951 Download PDF (1.36 MB)
62 The Potential Threat to the British Position in Egypt 17 August 1951 Download PDF (1.50 MB)
63 Likelihood of Attack on Yugoslavia 22 August 1951 Download PDF (1.47 MB)
64 The Sponsorship of Prisoner-Of-War Intelligence 28 July 1951 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
65 Interrogation and Possible Counter-Indoctrination of Released British Prisoners Held by Communists in Korea 28 July 1951 Download PDF (960 KB)
66 Activities of Anti-Communist Elements within the Soviet Orbit in Europe During the Past 18 Months Including Significant Developments in Emigre Affairs 3 August 1951 Download PDF (1.99 MB)
67 Military and Economic Strength of the Soviet Union 3 October 1951 Download PDF (563 KB)
68 Intelligence for S.H.A.P.E. 4 August 1951 Download PDF (516 KB)
69 Chinese Nationalist Activities in the Sino-Burmese Frontier Area 1951 Download PDF (85 KB)
70 Appreciation for S.H.A.P.E. of Soviet and Satellite Intentions and Capabilities in the Event of Tar in 1954 25 August 1951 Download PDF (10.64 MB)
71 Preparation of War Plans 28 September 1951 Download PDF (533 KB)
72 Recent Activity in the Western Sector of the Soviet Orbit 17 August 1951 Download PDF (517 KB)
73 Soviet Policy and Tactics (Sir David Kelly) 30 August 1951 Download PDF (730 KB)
74 Possible Scale of Attack by Guatemala on British Honduras 1 November 1951 Download PDF (1.65 MB)
75 Future Developments in Korea 28 August 1951 Download PDF (1.25 MB)
76 Scale and Nature of Raids on the U.K. In the Event of War. 1951-52 28 April 1952 Download PDF (2.18 MB)
77 Provision of Intelligence Material for S.H.A.P.E. 29 August 1951 Download PDF (642 KB)
78 Scale and Nature of Air Attack on U.K. In 1954 19 June 1952 Download PDF (231 KB)
79 Appreciation of Soviet Capabilities and Intentions 1951-1954 for N.A.T.O. Standing Group 28 September 1951 Download PDF (5.25 MB)
80 Russian Middle East Strategy 14 September 1951 Download PDF (502 KB)
81 Security in a Certain Country 6 September 1951 Download PDF (7.19 MB)
82 The Most Likely Time of the Year for the Soviet Union to Deliberately Start a War in the Period 1951-1953 26 November 1951 Download PDF (440 KB)
83 Transmission of Urgent Intelligence to N.A.T.O. Commands 11 September 1951 Download PDF (503 KB)
84 Communist Intentions and Capabilities in S.E. Asia and the Far East 9 May 1952 Download PDF (17.49 MB)
85 Demolitions in Germany 4 December 1951 Download PDF (3.00 MB)
86 Biological Warfare - The Soviet Threat 20 September 1951 Download PDF (1.00 MB)
87 Review of Assessments of Communist Intentions Made Since January 1947 by the Joint Intelligence Committee 12 December 1951 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
88 Review of the Middle East and North Africa 27 June 1952 Download PDF (8.49 MB)
89 Clandestine Attack on Crops and Livestock of the Commonwealth 27 September 1951 Download PDF (359 KB)
90 Analysis of the Military and Economic Strength of the Soviet Block 4 October 1951 Download PDF (3.99 MB)
91 Possible Extension of the War in the Far East 23 October 1951 Download PDF (1.29 MB)
92 Potential Air Threat to U.N. Forces in Korea 5 December 1951 Download PDF (2.10 MB)
93 Reducing the Enemy Threat to the U.K. 6 November 1951 Download PDF (275 KB)
94 World Wide Intelligence Organisation in War 9 November 1953 Download PDF (254 KB)
95 Evasion, Escape and Rescue in Korea 12 October 1951 Download PDF (862 KB)
96 Civil Defence Intelligence 12 October 1951 Download PDF (348 KB)
97 Intelligence for N.A.T.O. 13 October 1951 Download PDF (667 KB)
98 Future Developments in Persia 7 November 1951 Download PDF (1.60 MB)
99 Relative Strength of N.A.T.O. and Soviet Bloc Forces 26 October 1951 Download PDF (534 KB)
100 Tripartite Intelligence Conferences on S.E. Asia 25 October 1951 Download PDF (1.01 MB)
101 Situation in Burma 15 November 1951 Download PDF (2.01 MB)
102 Peacetime Sponsorship of Joint Service Prisoner-Of-War Intelligence 26 October 1951 Download PDF (628 KB)
103 Likelihood of Total War with the Soviet Union Up to the End of 1954 16 November 1951 Download PDF (1.21 MB)
104 Intelligence for N.A.T.O. 29 October 1951 Download PDF (335 KB)
105 Instructions for Handling Certain Information 1 November 1951 Download PDF (743 KB)
106 Marking of Documents Containing Information of United States Origin 1 November 1951 Download PDF (566 KB)
107 Tripartite Talks - S.E. Asia 2 November 1951 Download PDF (1.14 MB)
108 Revision of the N.A.T.O. Security System: Proposal for a N.A.T.O. Security Committee 8 November 1951 Download PDF (1.09 MB)
109 Scale and Nature of Soviet Airborne Attack on the United Kingdom at Short Notice 8 November 1951 Download PDF (414 KB)
110 The Soviet Threat to Kuwait Up to the End of 1952 28 November 1951 Download PDF (522 KB)
111 Soviet and Satellite Defectors 1951 Download PDF (86 KB)
112 Communist Intentions in the Far East and South East Asia During the Next Six Months in the Light of Cease Fire Talks in Korea 12 December 1951 Download PDF (2.49 MB)
113 Background Information for Planning and Intelligence Purposes 8 April 1952 Download PDF (717 KB)
114 Withdrawn and Changed to J.I.C.(51) 129 20 December 1951 Download PDF (240 KB)
115 The Possible Consequences of an Extension by U.N. Forces of the Korean War 13 December 1951 Download PDF (2.51 MB)
116 Threat to the Colonies in the Event of General War with the Soviet Union 1952-1955 23 April 1952 Download PDF (1.97 MB)
117 Soviet War Potential 1952-1955 22 April 1952 Download PDF (11.50 MB)
118 Soviet Strategy in the Event of General War 1952-1955 14 May 1952 Download PDF (9.48 MB)
119 Statement by General Robertson 6 December 1951 Download PDF (693 KB)
120 Gibraltar 7 December 1951 Download PDF (1.04 MB)
121 Co-Ordination of Intelligence in the Middle East 8 December 1951 Download PDF (708 KB)
122 Beach Reconnaissance 8 December 1951 Download PDF (627 KB)
123 Interim Report on the Tripartite Intelligence Talks Held in Saigon on 9th and 10th November 10 December 1951 Download PDF (566 KB)
124 Official History of British War Production by Professor H.M. Postan 14 December 1951 Download PDF (14.07 MB)
125 Passage of Intelligence from Trieste to H.Q. A.F.S.E. 12 December 1951 Download PDF (593 KB)
126 Present State of Our Intelligence on the Soviet Union, The European Satellites and China, and Measures to Improve It 7 January 1952 Download PDF (1.35 MB)
127 Train 44 19 December 1951 Download PDF (725 KB)
128 Tripartite Intelligence Conference on South-East Asia 19 December 1951 Download PDF (1.71 MB)
129 Scale and Nature of Attack on Sea Communications 1952-1955 23 May 1952 Download PDF (190 KB)
130 The Likelihood of an Immediate Chinese Attack on Tong-King 27 December 1951 Download PDF (1.36 MB)
131 Threat to the Falkland Islands Colony from the Argentine 2 January 1952 Download PDF (2.22 MB)
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