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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. November - December 1942. Papers Numbers. JIC 461-525. Volume XXII
Reference CAB 81/112
Date 1 November 1942 - 31 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 German strategy, military organisation, and manpower; defects and problems with security for the Dieppe Raid and Operation Torch; chemical warfare; German, French, and Italian morale; German oil production and shortage problems; the possibility of a German occupation of Spain; the possibility of a Japanese attack on the American coast; Special Operations Executive (SOE) activities in Spain; the defence of the Middle East and British West Africa; the Japanese shipping and supply situation; the military strength of the Chinese; and the possibility of an Allied invasion of Sardinia.

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i War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. November - December 1942. Papers Numbers. JIC 461-525. Volume XXII 1 November 1942 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
ii Table of Contents 1 November 1942 Download PDF (615 KB)
461 Enemy Reinforcements to Tunisia. Note by Secy. 25 November 1942 Download PDF (477 KB)
462 German Strategy in 1943. Report by J.I.C. 3 December 1942 Download PDF (1.79 MB)
463 Enemy Reinforcements to Tunisia. Note by Secy. 27 November 1942 Download PDF (764 KB)
464 Availability of German Forces for the Occupation of Italy and the Balkans. Note by Secretary 27 November 1942 Download PDF (155 KB)
465 Axis Supply and Reinforcement Plans in the Central Mediterranean. Report by the J.I.C. 30 November 1942 Download PDF (420 KB)
466 Availability of German Forces for the Occupation of Italy and the Balkans. Note by Secretary 28 November 1942 Download PDF (430 KB)
467 Security in Latin America. Note by Secretary 1 December 1942 Download PDF (530 KB)
468 Operation "Jubilee". Note by Brigadier Hollis 5 December 1942 Download PDF (7.67 MB)
469 Chemical Warfare. Note by Secretary 3 December 1942 Download PDF (150 KB)
470 Operation "Torch" - Security. Interim Report by the Inter-Services Security Board 3 December 1942 Download PDF (1.74 MB)
471 Scale of Attack on the West Coast of North America. Note by Secretary 4 December 1942 Download PDF (174 KB)
472 Chemical Warfare. Report by the J.I.C. 5 December 1942 Download PDF (354 KB)
473 Indications of German Collapse. Report by J.I.C. 8 December 1942 Download PDF (2.87 MB)
474 Italian Morale. Report by the J.I.C. 8 December 1942 Download PDF (829 KB)
475 Strategic Planning Section - Requirements. Note by Secretary 5 December 1942 Download PDF (904 KB)
476 German Strategy in 1943. Note by Secretary 6 December 1942 Download PDF (972 KB)
477 German Strategy in 1943. Note by Secretary 7 December 1942 Download PDF (735 KB)
478 Strategic Planning Section - Requirements. Note by Secretary 7 December 1942 Download PDF (1.24 MB)
479 Germany's Prospective Oil Supplies from the Caucasus. Note by Secretary 8 December 1942 Download PDF (616 KB)
480 Balearic Islands - Occupation by the Enemy. Note by Secretary 8 December 1942 Download PDF (175 KB)
481 Scale of Attack on West Coast of North America. Note by Secretary 8 December 1942 Download PDF (293 KB)
482 Axis Action through Spain. Note by Secretary 8 December 1942 Download PDF (155 KB)
483 Strategic and Economic Importance to Japan of Indo-China. Note by Secretary 8 December 1942 Download PDF (100 KB)
484 Axis Action through Spain. Report by the J.I.C. 11 December 1942 Download PDF (217 KB)
485 Balearic Islands - Occupation by the Enemy. Report 12 December 1942 Download PDF (535 KB)
486 The Black Africa Legion. Note by Secretary 10 December 1942 Download PDF (411 KB)
487 Axis Oil Position in Europe, November 1942. Interim Report by Tech. Sub-Committee on Axis Oil 12 December 1942 Download PDF (2.07 MB)
488 Axis Capabilities in Mediterranean Area. Report 10 December 1942 Download PDF (1.16 MB)
489 Scale of Attack on Basra/Abadan Area. Note by Sec. 11 December 1942 Download PDF (1.03 MB)
490 German Strategy 1943. Report by J.I.C. 11 December 1942 Download PDF (1.08 MB)
491 Order of Battle and Distribution of German Army. Memo. By Director of Military Intelligence 19 December 1942 Download PDF (1.67 MB)
492 "Torch" - Intelligence. Note by Secretary 14 December 1942 Download PDF (241 KB)
493 Strategic and Economic Importance to Japan of Indo-China. Note by Secretary 14 December 1942 Download PDF (854 KB)
494 Summary of Evidence from Intelligence Sources of Stringency in the Oil Supply Position in Axis Europe. Note by Secretary 14 December 1942 Download PDF (3.22 MB)
495 Scale of Attack on the Basra/Abadan Area. Report 15 December 1942 Download PDF (396 KB)
496 Future Planning Section Requirements - The Balkans. Note by Secretary 14 December 1942 Download PDF (386 KB)
497 German Strategy 1943 - Middle East Enquiry. Note by Secretary 15 December 1942 Download PDF (366 KB)
498 German Strategy 1943 - Middle East Enquiry. Note by Secretary 16 December 1942 Download PDF (417 KB)
499 Morale in Germany. Report by J.I.C. 18 December 1942 Download PDF (657 KB)
500 S.O.E. Activities in Spain. Note by Secretary 17 December 1942 Download PDF (1.09 MB)
501 "Torch" - Intelligence. Note by Secretary 17 December 1942 Download PDF (166 KB)
502 Scale and Likelihood of Attack on British West African Territories. Note by Secretary 17 December 1942 Download PDF (153 KB)
503 Sardinia. Note by the Secretary 18 December 1942 Download PDF (248 KB)
504 Japanese Shipping. Note by the Secretary 19 December 1942 Download PDF (3.02 MB)
505 Japanese Tanker Position. Note by the Secretary 19 December 1942 Download PDF (1.34 MB)
506 German Strategy 1943. Note by the Secretary 19 December 1942 Download PDF (530 KB)
507 Future Planning Sections Requirements - The Balkans. Note by the Secretary 19 December 1942 Download PDF (2.40 MB)
508 Re-Conquest of Burma. Note by the Secretary 20 December 1942 Download PDF (566 KB)
509 Political Warfare Training School. Note by Sec. 20 December 1942 Download PDF (451 KB)
510 United States Assessment of Japanese Capabilities in South-East Asia. Note by Sec. 20 December 1942 Download PDF (1.42 MB)
511 Scale and Likelihood of Attack on British West African Territory. Report by J.I.C. 21 December 1942 Download PDF (812 KB)
512 German Man-Power in 1943. Note by the Secretary 21 December 1942 Download PDF (149 KB)
513 French Morale 24 December 1942 Download PDF (1,005 KB)
514 German Strategy - 1943. Note by the Secretary 21 December 1942 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
515 Japanese Shipping. Note by the Secretary 23 December 1942 Download PDF (163 KB)
516 S.O.E. Activities in Spain. Note by the Secy. 26 December 1942 Download PDF (1.02 MB)
517 Future Planning Requirements - Turkey. Note by Secretary 24 December 1942 Download PDF (167 KB)
518 Capture of a Certain Island. Note by the Secy. 24 December 1942 Download PDF (169 KB)
519 Re-Conquest of Burma 28 December 1942 Download PDF (1.11 MB)
520 Capture of a Certain Island. Note by the Secy. 28 December 1942 Download PDF (1.49 MB)
521 Sardinia. Note by the Secretary 28 December 1942 Download PDF (876 KB)
522 German Manpower in 1943. Note by the Secretary 31 December 1942 Download PDF (789 KB)
523 Axis Strategy in North Africa. Note by the Secy. 29 December 1942 Download PDF (268 KB)
524 North Africa. Note by the Secretary 30 December 1942 Download PDF (430 KB)
525 Future Planning Requirements - Turkey. Note by the Secretary 30 December 1942 Download PDF (453 KB)
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