|Document Title||1. Situation in South China; 2. Beach Reconnaissance - Middle East; 3. Encouragement of Deserters; 4. Foreign Office Lectures on the Soviet Union|
|Document Date||1 June 1949|
|Themes||Military Intelligence and Operations, Intelligence Gathering and Surveillance, Intelligence Operations|
|Regions||Africa, East Asia, Europe, Mediterranean, Middle East, North America|
|Countries||China, Germany, Libya, Palestine, Soviet Union, United States of America|
|Document Type||Meeting Minutes|
|Organisations||Chiefs of Staff, Foreign Office, Information Research Department, Joint Intelligence Bureau, Joint Intelligence Committee (Far East), Joint Intelligence Committee (Germany), Joint Intelligence Committee (Middle East), Ministry of Defence, Secret Intelligence Service, Security Service, Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee|
|People||Valentine Boucher, John Gardiner, Guy Liddell, Stewart Menzies, Percy Sillitoe, Kenneth Strong|
|Notes||Sections of this document have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.|
Chinese Civil War, intelligence reports, Hong Kong, invasion threat, colonies, empire, imperial defence, beach reconnaissance, aerial reconnaissance, photographic reconnaissance, mapping, topographical intelligence, geographic intelligence, landing places, Arab world, diplomacy, deserters, subversion, propaganda, recruitment, intelligence gathering, staff colleges, training
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