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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. August - October 1942. Papers Numbers. JIC 321-406. Volume XX
Reference CAB 81/110
Date 1 August 1942 - 31 October 1942
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 1970

Description

A volume of reports commissioned for 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. A vast range of international and domestic issues are investigated and analysed in the JIC's reports. Subjects covered in this file include planning for Operation Torch; the extent of German and French knowledge of Allied plans in North Africa; the risk of a Chinese collapse; the threat to Iraq and Persia posed by German advances in the Caucasus region; assessments of Axis strength in Sicily; the predicted strength of German air raids on the United Kingdom in 1943; French public opinion on the bombing of targets in France; and the effects of Allied air raids on German morale.

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i War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. August - October 1942. Papers Numbers. JIC 321-406. Volume XX 1 August 1942 Download PDF (1.95 MB)
iii Table of Contents 1 August 1942 Download PDF (1.74 MB)
321 Operation "Torch" - Possible Counter-Action by Vichy. Note by the Secretary 20 August 1942 Download PDF (848 KB)
322 Intelligence in Burma and Thailand. Note by the Secretary 22 August 1942 Download PDF (670 KB)
323 Germany's Economic Prospects. Note by Secretary 22 August 1942 Download PDF (373 KB)
324 The Situation in China. Note by Secretary 24 August 1942 Download PDF (643 KB)
325 The Situation in China. Report by the J.I.C. 26 August 1942 Download PDF (939 KB)
326 Germany's Economic Prospects. Note by Secretary Covering U.S. J.I.C.31/1 29 August 1942 Download PDF (2.82 MB)
327 Enemy Reactions to Raiding Policy. Note by Secy. 26 August 1942 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
328 The Situation in China. Note by the Secretary 1 September 1942 Download PDF (1.57 MB)
329 Axis Oil Position in Europe - May, 1942. Report by the J.I.C. 29 August 1942 Download PDF (1.17 MB)
330 A German Offensive Against Persia and Iraq. Note by the Secretary 29 August 1942 Download PDF (539 KB)
331 Defence Plan for Bases in the Persian Gulf Area. Note by the Secretary 30 August 1942 Download PDF (910 KB)
332 A German Offensive Against Persia and Iraq. Report by the J.I.C. 2 September 1942 Download PDF (4.84 MB)
333 Japanese Capabilities. Note by the Secretary 1 September 1942 Download PDF (693 KB)
334 Invasion of India. Note by the Secretary 1 September 1942 Download PDF (756 KB)
335 Defence Plan for Bases in the Persian Gulf Area. Report by the J.I.C. 1 September 1942 Download PDF (920 KB)
336 A German Advance through Spain and Portugal. Note by the Secretary 1 September 1942 Download PDF (1.32 MB)
337 Invasion of India. Note by the Secretary 3 September 1942 Download PDF (1.02 MB)
338 Operations "Pilgrim" and "Torch". Note by Secy. 3 September 1942 Download PDF (672 KB)
339 Japan's Intentions. Report by the J.I.C. 9 September 1942 Download PDF (6.71 MB)
340 Capture of a Certain Island. Note by Secretary 4 September 1942 Download PDF (969 KB)
341 Enemy Supplies to Egypt. Note by the Secretary 5 September 1942 Download PDF (384 KB)
342 Basic Strategic Policy. Note by the Secretary 6 September 1942 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
343 Operations "Pilgrim" and "Torch". Note by Secy. 6 September 1942 Download PDF (684 KB)
344 A German Move into the Iberian Peninsula. Report by the J.I.C. 10 September 1942 Download PDF (6.18 MB)
345 Security Arrangements in the United States. Note by the Secretary, Covering U.S. Directive 7 September 1942 Download PDF (1.44 MB)
346 German-Spanish Intentions in Spanish Morocco. Note by the Secretary Covering U.S. Draft) 8 September 1942 Download PDF (2.70 MB)
347 German Capabilities with Reference to a Sea and Airborne Invasion of Syria. Note by Secretary Covering U.S. C.I.C.4/6 8 September 1942 Download PDF (1.67 MB)
348 Japanese Economic Capabilities. Note by Secretary Covering U.S. J.I.C. 8/5 8 September 1942 Download PDF (6.93 MB)
349 Renewal of Air Attacks on Malta. Report by J.I.C. 10 September 1942 Download PDF (1.53 MB)
350 Tunisian Prospects. Note by the Secretary 9 September 1942 Download PDF (1.83 MB)
351 Axis Strength in 1942. Note by Secretary 10 September 1942 Download PDF (332 KB)
352 Analysis of Enemy Fuel Samples. Memo. By Technical Sub-Committee on Axis Oil 11 September 1942 Download PDF (979 KB)
353 Sicily - Future Planning Section's Questions. Note by the Secretary 11 September 1942 Download PDF (875 KB)
354 Renewal of Air Attacks on Malta. Note by Secy. 11 September 1942 Download PDF (357 KB)
355 Possible Dispositions of Enemy Air Forces in Europe in 1943. Report by the J.I.C. 14 September 1942 Download PDF (1.30 MB)
356 Capture of a Certain Island. Note by Secretary 14 September 1942 Download PDF (3.04 MB)
357 Joint Intelligence Organisation in West Africa. Note by the Secretary 13 September 1942 Download PDF (1.61 MB)
358 Basic Strategic Policy. Report by the J.I.C. 18 September 1942 Download PDF (3.81 MB)
359 Situation in China. Note by the Secretary 15 September 1942 Download PDF (333 KB)
360 Communications between the Far East and German Europe. Note by the Secretary 15 September 1942 Download PDF (339 KB)
361 Treatment of Prisoners of War. Report by J.I.C. 15 September 1942 Download PDF (1.24 MB)
362 Signal Traffic and Security. Note by Secretary 16 September 1942 Download PDF (1.53 MB)
363 Japanese Armament Production. Note by Secretary 16 September 1942 Download PDF (2.53 MB)
364 Sicily - Future Planning Section's Requirements. Note by the Secretary 18 September 1942 Download PDF (3.29 MB)
365 Morale in Germany. Report by the J.I.C. 18 September 1942 Download PDF (1.38 MB)
366 Operations Consequent on "Torch" - Future Planning Section Requirements. Note by Secy. 19 September 1942 Download PDF (867 KB)
367 Local Raids Against the British Isles. Note by Secretary 20 September 1942 Download PDF (2.23 MB)
368 Axis Strength in 1942/43. Report by the J.I.C. 6 October 1942 Download PDF (25.75 MB)
369 Reconnaissance of Japanese Oil Installations and Possible Targets for Attack. Note by Secretary 22 September 1942 Download PDF (4.87 MB)
370 Scale of Attack on Iceland (C). Note by Secy. 21 September 1942 Download PDF (377 KB)
371 Situation in China. Report by the J.I.C. 23 September 1942 Download PDF (1.30 MB)
372 Information from Vladivostok. Note by Secretary 22 September 1942 Download PDF (1.37 MB)
373 Scale of Attack on Iceland(C). Note by Secretary 24 September 1942 Download PDF (1.21 MB)
374 Operations Consequent on "Torch". Future Planning Section Requirements. Report by J.I.C 28 September 1942 Download PDF (7.35 MB)
375 The Gibraltar Landing Ground. Note by Secretary 26 September 1942 Download PDF (2.30 MB)
376 Sicily. Note by the Secretary 28 September 1942 Download PDF (429 KB)
377 Communications between the Far East and German Europe. Report by the J.I.C. 3 October 1942 Download PDF (5.29 MB)
378 Sicily. Note by the Secretary 29 September 1942 Download PDF (1.66 MB)
379 Chemical Warfare. Note by the Secretary 29 September 1942 Download PDF (562 KB)
380 German Progress in the Caucasus. Note by Secretary 30 September 1942 Download PDF (408 KB)
381 French Morale. Report by the J.I.C. 2 October 1942 Download PDF (2.66 MB)
382 Oil Targets in Axis-Occupied Europe. Report by the Technical Sub-Committee on Axis Oil 30 September 1942 Download PDF (1.35 MB)
383 German Progress in Caucasia. Report by the J.I.C. 2 October 1942 Download PDF (2.90 MB)
384 Malaya. Note by the Secretary 1 October 1942 Download PDF (349 KB)
385 Invasion. Note by the Secretary 2 October 1942 Download PDF (682 KB)
386 Recent Intelligence Affecting Operation "Torch". Report by the J.I.C. 6 October 1942 Download PDF (4.45 MB)
387 Operation "Torch" - Action in the Event of Last Minute Spanish Hostility. Note by Secretary 2 October 1942 Download PDF (673 KB)
388 Chemical Warfare. Report by the J.I.C. 5 October 1942 Download PDF (639 KB)
389 Invasion of Turkey. Note by the Secretary 4 October 1942 Download PDF (1.13 MB)
390 Operation "Torch" - Action in the Event of Last Minute Hostility from Spain. Note by Secretary 5 October 1942 Download PDF (1.50 MB)
391 Malaya. Value to Japanese. Report by J.I.C. 7 October 1942 Download PDF (1.25 MB)
392 Invasion. Report by J.I.C. 6 October 1942 Download PDF (1.29 MB)
393 Future Planning Section Requirements - Sicily. Note by the Secretary 6 October 1942 Download PDF (1.58 MB)
394 Germany's Manpower and Resources in 1943. Note by the Secretary 6 October 1942 Download PDF (724 KB)
395 Italian Morale. Report by the J.I.C. 9 October 1942 Download PDF (2.69 MB)
396 Axis Capabilities and Intentions in the Middle East Note by Secretary Covering U.S.J.I.C.4/7 7 October 1942 Download PDF (8.74 MB)
397 Combined Intelligence Sub-Committee Meeting in Washington. Note by Secretary 8 October 1942 Download PDF (1.41 MB)
398 Recent Intelligence Affecting Operation "Torch". Note by the Secretary 8 October 1942 Download PDF (537 KB)
399 Japanese Intentions. Note by the Secretary 11 October 1942 Download PDF (2.87 MB)
400 Scale of Air Attack on the U.K. during 1943. Note by the Secretary 8 October 1942 Download PDF (352 KB)
401 French Opinion on Bombing of Targets in Occupied France. Note by the Secretary 10 October 1942 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
402 Invasion. Note by the Secretary 10 October 1942 Download PDF (599 KB)
403 Invasion. Note by the Secretary 13 October 1942 Download PDF (2.46 MB)
404 The Effects of Air Raids on German Civilian Morale Note by the Secretary, Covering Report by J.I.C. 14 October 1942 Download PDF (1.60 MB)
405 Recent Intelligence Affecting Operation "Torch". Report by the J.I.C. 14 October 1942 Download PDF (589 KB)
406 Scale of Air Attack on United Kingdom during 1943. Report by J.I.C. 14 October 1942 Download PDF (3.43 MB)
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