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File Title War Cabinet. Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee. Meetings. December 1940 - December 1941. Numbers (40) 71-75 & (41) 1-40. Volume III
Reference CAB 81/88
Date 1940 - 1941
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 1970

Description

A volume of meeting minutes of the Joint Intelligence Sub-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. The JIC members discussed a vast range of international and domestic issues in their meetings. In this file, subjects documented include preparations for a German invasion; the security of communications; the security of British ports; the likelihood of war in the Pacific; the United Kingdom's relations with the United States of America; cooperation and the sharing of intelligence between the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and the Office of Strategic Services (OSS); censorship; different forms of intelligence gathering; prisoners of war; enemy aliens in Britain; consular intelligence sources in East Asia; and British domestic security.

Document Title Date
i War Cabinet. Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee. Meetings. December 1940 - December 1941. Numbers (40) 71-75 & (41) 1-40. Volume III 1940 Download PDF (1.70 MB)
iii Table of Contents 1940 Download PDF (4.92 MB)
71st 1. Prisoners of War. Exchange of; 2. Prisoners of War. General Treatment Of; 3. Italy. Policy in Relation to; 4. Dodecanese 3 December 1940 Download PDF (3.18 MB)
72nd 1. Ports. Security Of; 2. I.S.S.B. Charter; 3. Persian Gulf. Contraband Control in; 4. Yugoslavia. Granting Navicerts for Import of Certain Goods Into; 5. Secret Apparatus, Drawings, Correspondence, Etc. Destruction of, in Event of Invasion; 6. Intelligence Summaries. Circulating Of; 7. Possible German Action in a Certain Area. 13 December 1940 Download PDF (3.47 MB)
73rd 1. Prisoners of War. General Treatment Of; 2. Madagascar. Certain Action In; 3. Chinese Attaches, Information to be Conveyed To; 4. Intelligence. Provision of, For Planning 20 December 1940 Download PDF (5.18 MB)
74th Topographical Intelligence. Provision Of: Working of the Topographical Section at Oxford Explained 24 December 1940 Download PDF (1.04 MB)
75th Appointment of a Consular Representative in Unoccupied France 30 December 1940 Download PDF (1.62 MB)
1st 1. Security of the Green and Federal Telephone Systems; 2. Publicity as Regards Intelligence Methods and Activities; 3. Information to be Supplied to the Ministry of Home Security; 4. Operational Control of Postal & Telegraph Censorship and Service Representation; 5. Gas Warfare; 6. Report by Colonel C.G. Vickers on his Mission to the British Communities in Certain American Countries and in Portugal; 7. Supplies for Swiss Armament 2 January 1941 Download PDF (4.32 MB)
2nd 1. Certain Changes in the Composition and Functions of M.E.I.C 7 January 1941 Download PDF (1.05 MB)
3rd 1. The Imperial Calendar and Civil Service List; 2. Procedure in Relation to Application for Navicerts; 3. Home Security Measures to Meet a Threat of Invasion; 4. Supply of Photographs for Intelligence; 5. Supply of Photographs for Intelligence 24 January 1941 Download PDF (3.03 MB)
4th 1. The General Question of the Acceptance and Admission into the United Kingdom of Potential Recruits for Allied and Free French Forces; 2. German Invasion of the British Isles 31 January 1941 Download PDF (1.20 MB)
5th 1. Priority for C.S.D.I.C.(U.K.) Camps 10 and 20; 2. Report of the Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Topographical Section; 3. Study of Enemy Intentions; 4. Form of J.I.C. Papers; 5. Possible Action Against Japan; 6. Development of Air Intelligence 7 February 1941 Download PDF (3.59 MB)
6th 1. Censorship in the U.S.A; 2. Use of Cypher Telegrams by Foreign Missions in Certain Circumstances; 3. Action by French Volunteers Against Western Libya; 4. Special Service Troops Security 19 February 1941 Download PDF (2.81 MB)
7th 1. Development of Air Intelligence; 2. Exchange of Prisoners of War; 3. Security at Ports 25 February 1941 Download PDF (2.75 MB)
8th 1. The Use of Censorship From the Point of View of Intelligence; 2. Provision of Topographical Intelligence; 3. Special Service Troops Security; 4. Study of Enemy Intentions; 5. Supply of Intelligence in Certain Areas 13 March 1941 Download PDF (3.79 MB)
9th 1. Control of Communications in the Event of Invasion; 2. Security Measures at Sea and Air Ports at Home and Overseas; 3. Special Service Troops - Security; 4. Special Operations - Security; 5. Exchange of Prisoners of War; 6. Exchange of British and German Diplomatic and Consular Officials; 7. War Office Questionnaire Addressed to British Prisoners of War; 8. Plans to Induce Italy to Make a Separate Peace; 9. Study of Enemy Intentions; 10. Report by Colonel Vickers, V.C., on his Mission to the British Communities in Certain American Countries and in Portugal 21 March 1941 Download PDF (5.58 MB)
10th 1. Proposals for a Policy of Infiltration into Foreign Countries; 2. Publications in Wartime - Security; 3. British Forces in Ireland - Security; 4. Development of Air Intelligence; 5. General Treatment of Prisoners of War; 6. Axis Planning Section 1 April 1941 Download PDF (2.70 MB)
11th 1. Assembly and Training Areas for Overseas Expeditions; 2. Axis Planning Section; 3. Scale of Attack by German Air-Borne Troops Against the British Isles; 4. Future Strategy of Japan; 5. Information to be Passed to Service Attaches of French Diplomatic Missions; 6. Press Publications Affecting Allied Strategy; 7. Japan - Supplies of Aviation Spirit; 8. Review of the Present Situation; 9. Propaganda; 10. Attendance of Members of the Joint Intelligence Sub-Ctte. At Meetings of the C.O.S 24 April 1941 Download PDF (4.39 MB)
12th 1. Questions Affecting the Organisation and Procedure of the J.I.C; 2. Liaison with the United States 8 May 1941 Download PDF (2.23 MB)
13th 1. Press Publication Affecting Allied Strategy; 2. The Axis Planning Section; 3. Departure of Hungarian Legation from United Kingdom 15 May 1941 Download PDF (2.92 MB)
14th 1. A Combined Inter-Service Intelligence and Planning Ctte; 2. Control of Embarkation of Foreigners at Certain Points in the United Kingdom; 3. Action to Counter Pro-Axis Activities in the Far East 30 May 1941 Download PDF (5.19 MB)
15th 1. Co-operation with the U.S.A. in Intelligence Matters in the Far East; 2. Northern Ireland - Security Conditions During the Construction of Certain Bases; 3. Prisoners of War - Exchange of Information and Casualties; 4. Action to Counter Pro-Axis Activities in the Far East 6 June 1941 Download PDF (4.12 MB)
16th Co-operation with the U.S.A. in Intelligence Matters in the Far East 10 June 1941 Download PDF (2.35 MB)
17th A Telegram from Rear Admiral Godfrey 17 June 1941 Download PDF (2.56 MB)
18th 1. Formation of a Combined Intelligence Centre, Iraq; 2. Photographic Reconnaissances for Intelligence Purposes; 3. Probable Method of Employment of German Air-Borne Forces Against the British Isles 19 June 1941 Download PDF (2.08 MB)
19th 1. Action to Counter Pro Axis Activity in the Far East; 2. Naval Liaison Arrangements with Russia in the Far East; 3. Transmission of Intelligence to the British Liaison Mission in Moscow; 4. American Mail in Transit on the Trans-Siberian Railway; 5. Mixed Intelligence Service - Syria; 6. Preparation of Statistics for Naval Cs-In-C Abroad; 7. Shipping to Libya 26 June 1941 Download PDF (3.72 MB)
20th Transmission of Intelligence to the British Liaison Mission in Moscow 1 July 1941 Download PDF (1.05 MB)
21st 1. Liaison Arrangements with Russia in the Far East; 2. Security; 3. Press, Cinema and Broadcasting Correspondents in Iceland(C) 15 July 1951 Download PDF (2.40 MB)
22nd 1. Control of Embarkation of Foreigners at Certain Ports; 2. The Effect of Dispersal on Security at R.A.F. Aerodromes; 3. Security; 4. Middle East Intelligence Centre; 5. Probable Methods of Employment of German Airborne Forces Against the British Isles 29 July 1941 Download PDF (3.23 MB)
23rd 1. German Invasion of the United Kingdom; 2. Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance; 3. Japan's Next Move 2 August 1941 Download PDF (1.14 MB)
24th 1. Japanese Espionage; 2. The Appointment of Chinese Speaking Consular Officers to be Attached to his Majesty's Embassy at Tokyo and his Majesty's Consulate-General at Mukden; 3. Proposed Restrictions on the Movement of Foreign Service Attaches 8 August 1941 Download PDF (3.18 MB)
25th 1. Supply of Information and Intelligence to Commanders-In-Chief at Gibraltar; 2. German Intentions towards Spain; 3. Security of Communications Affecting the Economic Position of this Country; 4. Summary of J.I.C. Reports for Commanders-In-Chief Abroad; 5. Italian Morale; 6. Situation in the Far East 2 September 1941 Download PDF (3.57 MB)
26th 1. Inter-Service Cypher Security Committee; 2. Naval Liaison Arrangements with Russia in the Far East 16 September 1941 Download PDF (2.83 MB)
27th 1. Operation 'Pilgrim'; 2. A Proposal that Certain J.I.C. Papers Should be Handed to the United States Defence Departments; 3. C.I.C. Requirements for Aerial Photographic Reconnaissance; 4. Distribution of CX Reports Direct to the Topographical Section; 5. Proposed Restrictions on the Movement of Foreign Service Attaches 23 September 1941 Download PDF (3.65 MB)
28th 1. Naval Liaison Arrangements with Russia in the Far East; 2. The Joint Intelligence Staff 14 October 1941 Download PDF (1.71 MB)
29th 1. Inter-Services Cypher and W/T Security Committee; 2. Security of Communications Affecting the Economic Position of this Country; 3. Priority for Work at the Central Interpretation Unit 21 October 1941 Download PDF (1.86 MB)
30th 1. M.I.9 War Establishment; 2. German Invasion of the British Isles; 3. The Representation of S.O.E. on the Inter-Services Cypher and W/T Security Committee; 4. Security 4 November 1941 Download PDF (1.76 MB)
31st 1. Reciprocal Evacuation of British and Japanese Nationals on the Outbreak of Hostilities; 2. Security Arrangements in Government Departments 7 November 1941 Download PDF (1.82 MB)
32nd 1. Visits of Observers from Latin American Countries; 2. The Charter of M.I.5 (OPS); 3. The Intelligence Staff of the Joint Staff Mission at Washington; 4. Orders for Air Photographic Reconnaissance for Planned Operations; 5. Attachment of British Officers to the Russian Forces in the Far East; 6. Japan's Future Intentions 11 November 1941 Download PDF (1.90 MB)
33rd 1. Formation of a Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre in the Far East; 2. Operational Intelligence for the Joint Staff Mission, Washington; 3. Communication of Information to Colonel Donovan's Organisation; 4. Charter of the Operations Section of the Security Service; 5. Intelligence for the Joint Planning Staff and the Adviser on Combined Operations 25 November 1941 Download PDF (2.44 MB)
34th The Aliens Refugee Register 26 November 1941 Download PDF (1.90 MB)
35th 1. Situation in French North Africa; 2. Formation of Accombined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre in the Far East; 3. Control of Communications Affecting the Economic Position of This Country; 4. Charter of the Operations Section of the Security Service; 5. Intelligence in the Far East; 6. Communication of Information to Colonel Donovan's Organisation 2 December 1941 Download PDF (5.50 MB)
36th 1. Cover for Operation "Truncheon"; 2. The Use of Gliders by the German Air Force; 3. Communication with the Naval Attache, Madrid 3 December 1941 Download PDF (1.34 MB)
37th 1. Operations Section of the Security Service; 2. Intelligence for the Joint Planning Staff and the Adviser on Combined Operations; 3. Intelligence in the Far East; 4. Communication with the Naval Attache at Madrid; 5. Duties of the Joint Intelligence Staff; 6. Formation of a Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre in India; 7. Priorities for Topographical Work; 8. The Aliens War Register; 9. Circulation to Commanders-In-Chief Abroad of the Contents of J.I.C.(41)452 9 December 1941 Download PDF (4.14 MB)
38th 1. An Inter-Services Security Board in the Far East; 2. Use of Priorities in the Three Services; 3. Captain Pomiatowski; 4. Intelligence - Co-operation with the United States of America; 5. Operations Section of the Security Service; 6. Photographic Reconnaissance 16 December 1941 Download PDF (2.61 MB)
39th 1. Intelligence - Co-operation with the United States; 2. Intelligence Section (Operations); 3. Telegraphic Summaries of the Sub-Committee's Appreciation; 4. Increase in the Establishment of C.I.C.I; 5. Operations Section of the Security Service 23 December 1941 Download PDF (2.49 MB)
40th 1. Enemy Attack on Malta; 2. Intelligence - Co-operation with the United States; 3. Intelligence Section (Operations); 4. Operational Security - Contact with the United States; 5. Contacts Overseas of the Inter-Services Security Board; 6. Charter of the Inter-Services Security Board 30 December 1941 Download PDF (1.98 MB)
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