File Title Future of the Special Operations Executive (SOE)
Reference CAB 301/53
Date 22 May 1945 - 7 September 1945
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of draft reports, correspondence and memoranda discussing the future of the Special Operations Executive (SOE). Subjects discussed in these documents include the future functions of SOE after the war, including in the occupation of Germany; its size and number of personnel; SOE’s role in the British intelligence structure and relations with other branches of the intelligence services; proposed bureaux abroad; SOE’s work during the war; and whether SOE was worth retaining at all post-war.

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