File Title Deception in the Post-War Period
Reference CAB 301/15
Date 31 March 1947 - 19 December 1950
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of reports, correspondence, meeting minutes and memoranda generated by the Hollis Committee concerning the organisation of deception measures in the post-Second World War period. Topics of discussion in this file include the reactivation of the war-time London Controlling Station; the necessity for deception measures in peace-time; current deception policy and Cold War deception objectives, such as giving the Soviets an inflated idea of the strength of Britain's armed forces; staffing and personnel for deception operations; governmental control and responsibility for deception measures; and liaison with the civil service.

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