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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. October - November 1942. Papers Numbers. JIC 407-460. Volume XXI
Reference CAB 81/111
Date 1 October 1942 - 3 December 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 Axis intentions in Africa and the Middle East; the release of casualty information; the possibility of Germany occupying Vichy France; the security of Operation Torch, and the likely enemy response to the operation; the creation of the Inter-Services Security Board; possible reprisals against prisoners of war; Japanese strategy and manpower; Italian commitment to the war; the military strength of the Soviet Union and its ability to defend the Caucasus; the blockades of Germany; deception arrangements for Operation Torch; and the defences of Sardinia.

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i War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. October - November 1942. Papers Numbers. JIC 407-460. Volume XXI 1 October 1942 Download PDF (577 KB)
iii Table of Contents 1 October 1942 Download PDF (496 KB)
407 German-Spanish Intentions in N.W. Africa. Report by J.I.C. 14 October 1942 Download PDF (998 KB)
408 Combined Intelligence Sub-Committee Meeting in Washington. Note by Secretary Covering C.I.S.C. 18th Meeting 14 October 1942 Download PDF (645 KB)
409 Axis Capabilities and Intentions for the Middle East. Report by the J.I.C. 17 October 1942 Download PDF (966 KB)
410 Information for Commander in Chief, Persia & Iraq. Note by the Secretary 16 October 1942 Download PDF (239 KB)
411 Examination of the Existing Policy of Publishing British Casualties and Manpower Figures Based on the Advantages We Would Expect to Gain If the Enemy Published Similar Statistics. Note by J.I.C 20 October 1942 Download PDF (695 KB)
412 Information for C-in-C Persia & Iraq. Note by Secy. 17 October 1942 Download PDF (265 KB)
413 An Attempted German Occupation of the Whole of France. Note by Secretary 17 October 1942 Download PDF (168 KB)
414 German Occupation of Unoccupied France. Report 19 October 1942 Download PDF (1.55 MB)
415 Recent Intelligence Affecting "Torch". Report 20 October 1942 Download PDF (429 KB)
416 The Inter-Services Security Board. Note by Sectry. 21 October 1942 Download PDF (555 KB)
417 Operations Consequent on "Torch" - Future Planning Section's Requirements. Note by the Secretary 23 October 1942 Download PDF (296 KB)
418 Information about Operations in the Far East. Note by the Secretary 21 October 1942 Download PDF (223 KB)
419 Future Planning Section Requirements - Spain. Note by the Secretary 23 October 1942 Download PDF (535 KB)
420 Information Required for Forthcoming Operations. Note by the Secretary 23 October 1942 Download PDF (8.00 MB)
421 Information about Operations in the Far East. Note by the Secretary 24 October 1942 Download PDF (1.36 MB)
422 Japanese Intentions. Note by the Secretary 26 October 1942 Download PDF (407 KB)
423 Prisoners of War - Reprisals. Note by Secretary 27 October 1942 Download PDF (215 KB)
424 Recent Intelligence Affecting Operation "Torch". Report by J.I.C. 28 October 1942 Download PDF (414 KB)
425 Germany's Manpower and Resources in 1943. Report 3 December 1942 Download PDF (159 KB)
426 Future Planning Section's Requirements. - Spain. Note by the Secretary 29 October 1942 Download PDF (297 KB)
427 German Intentions Regarding Vichy France. Note by Secretary 29 October 1942 Download PDF (148 KB)
428 German Intentions Regarding Vichy France. Report 30 October 1942 Download PDF (404 KB)
429 Strategic Importance of Siam to Japan. Note by Secy. 30 October 1942 Download PDF (233 KB)
430 Japanese Intentions. Note by the Secretary 30 October 1942 Download PDF (460 KB)
431 Letter by Brigadier Mockler-Ferryman on a Certain Operation. Note by the Secretary 30 October 1942 Download PDF (497 KB)
432 Recent Intelligence Affecting Operation "Torch". Report 3 November 1942 Download PDF (253 KB)
433 Japanese Intentions in the South West Pacific Area. Note by Secretary 2 November 1942 Download PDF (156 KB)
434 Prisoners of War - Reprisals. Report by J.I.C. 10 November 1942 Download PDF (803 KB)
435 Enquiry from Commander-in-Chief, Middle East. Note by Secretary 4 November 1942 Download PDF (223 KB)
436 Japanese Intentions in the South West Pacific. Area. Report by the J.I.C. 5 November 1942 Download PDF (938 KB)
437 Strategic Importance of Siam to Japan. Report 8 November 1942 Download PDF (468 KB)
438 Operation Consequent on "Torch" - Note by Secy. (Cancelled 10.11.42) 6 November 1942 Download PDF (241 KB)
439 Enquiry from C.-in-C. Middle East. Note by Secy. 9 November 1942 Download PDF (517 KB)
440 Inter-Service Topographical Department - Increase of Staff. Note by Secretary 10 November 1942 Download PDF (954 KB)
441 Operations Consequent on "Torch". Note by Secy. 10 November 1942 Download PDF (215 KB)
442 Prospects in Italy. Note by Secretary 11 November 1942 Download PDF (356 KB)
443 The Capacity of the Soviet Forces to Defend Southern Caucasia. Report by J.I.C. 14 November 1942 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
444 Intelligence Section (Operations) - Increase of Establishment. Note by Secretary 12 November 1942 Download PDF (487 KB)
445 Defence of North Africa and Levant. Note by Secy. (Cancelled 15.11.42) 12 November 1942 Download PDF (449 KB)
446 Limitations of German Strategy. Report by JIC. 3 December 1942 Download PDF (163 KB)
447 Operations Consequent on "Torch". Note by Sec. 14 November 1942 Download PDF (1.50 MB)
448 Germany's Prospective Oil Supplies from the Caucasus. Note by the Secretary 14 November 1942 Download PDF (287 KB)
449 Blockade Running between German Europe and the Far East. Note by Secretary 15 November 1942 Download PDF (1,011 KB)
450 Capacity of Soviet Forces to Defend South Caucasia. Note by the Secretary 18 November 1942 Download PDF (234 KB)
451 Italian Interpreters for Prisoners of War Camps in India. Note by the Secretary 18 November 1942 Download PDF (409 KB)
452 Prisoners of War. Report by J.I.C. 20 November 1942 Download PDF (237 KB)
453 Japanese Man-Power. Report by Lord Bearsted's Committee on Japanese Armaments 20 November 1942 Download PDF (8.00 MB)
454 Progress Report by Lord Bearsted's Committee on Japanese Armaments. Note by Secretary 20 November 1942 Download PDF (401 KB)
455 Maintenance of Soviet Forces in South Caucasia Report by J.I.C. 30 November 1942 Download PDF (590 KB)
456 Responsibility for Coast Defence Intelligence. Note by Secretary 23 November 1942 Download PDF (1.36 MB)
457 Defence of Sardinia. Report by J.I.C. 25 November 1942 Download PDF (831 KB)
458 German Move into the Iberian Peninsula. Note by the Secretary. (Cancelled 29.11.42.) 24 November 1942 Download PDF (298 KB)
459 Russian Strength during the Winter 1942/43. Report by the J.I.C. 2 December 1942 Download PDF (2.69 MB)
460 Oil Targets in Axis Occupied Europe - Oil Industry Equipment. Note by Secretary 24 November 1942 Download PDF (320 KB)
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