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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. January - March 1943. Papers Numbers. JIC 1-100. Volume XXIII
Reference CAB 81/113
Date 1 January 1943 - 31 March 1943
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 1970
Notes A number of documents within this file have been retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act, 1958.

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 changes to German strategy after serious defeats in the Soviet Union; a potential invasion of Sardinia; British strategy in North Africa and the Mediterranean; the Japanese shipping situation; German resource deficits; the scale of a potential air attack on Britain; commando raids on the Channel Islands; the world-wide Axis threat; German infra-red technology; the use of chemical weapons in Sicily; German naval intentions; the employment of aliens by British intelligence agencies; preparations for the invasion of Sicily; and the exchanging of intelligence with the Soviets.

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i War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. January - March 1943. Papers Numbers. JIC 1-100. Volume XXIII 1 January 1943 Download PDF (527 KB)
ii Table of Contents 1 January 1943 Download PDF (3.13 MB)
1 Capture of a Certain Island. Note by Secretary 1 January 1943 Download PDF (729 KB)
2 Threat to Our Lines of Communication with North Africa. Note by Secretary 2 January 1943 Download PDF (626 KB)
3 Axis Strategy in North Africa. Note by Secretary 4 January 1943 Download PDF (15.69 MB)
4 Japanese Shipping. Note by Secretary 5 January 1943 Download PDF (2.14 MB)
5 Capture of a Certain Island. Note by Secretary 4 January 1943 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
6 Enemy Strength in Tunisia. Note by Secretary 5 January 1943 Download PDF (1.72 MB)
7 Corsica. Note by Secretary 5 January 1943 Download PDF (597 KB)
8 French Merchant Shipping. Note by Secretary 5 January 1943 Download PDF (635 KB)
9 Spanish Situation. Report by J.I.C. 7 January 1943 Download PDF (1.69 MB)
10 Scale of Air Attack on United Kingdom During 1943. Note by Secretary 6 January 1943 Download PDF (590 KB)
11 Enemy Strength in Tunisia. Report by J.I.C. 6 January 1943 Download PDF (3.01 MB)
12 Corsica. Note by Secretary 7 January 1943 Download PDF (373 KB)
13 Factors Likely to Govern Rommel's Withdrawal. Report by J.I.C. 8 January 1943 Download PDF (1.48 MB)
14 Germany's Diminishing Resources. Note by Secy. 10 January 1943 Download PDF (1.01 MB)
15 Local Raids Against the British Isles. Note by Secy. 10 January 1943 Download PDF (444 KB)
16 Scale of Air Attack on United Kingdom During 1943. Report by J.I.C. 11 January 1943 Download PDF (2.81 MB)
17 Axis Strength - 1943. Note by Secretary 10 January 1943 Download PDF (413 KB)
18 Local Raids Against the British Isles. Report 12 January 1943 Download PDF (585 KB)
19 Germany's Diminishing Resources. Note by Secy. 12 January 1943 Download PDF (3.65 MB)
20 Local Raids Against the British Isles. Note by Sec. 14 January 1943 Download PDF (2.52 MB)
21 World-Wide Scales of Attack. Note by Secretary 14 January 1943 Download PDF (1.01 MB)
22 Local Raids Against British Isles. Report 16 January 1943 Download PDF (2.71 MB)
23 Dieppe Report. Report by J.I.C. (See Skin - Not Finalised) 19 January 1943 Download PDF (1.34 MB)
24 World-Wide Scales of Attack. Report by J.I.C. 29 January 1943 Download PDF (6.71 MB)
25 British Military Mission in Moscow. Memo. By J.I.C. 2 February 1943 Download PDF (1.50 MB)
26 German Evacuation of N. Caucasia. Note by Secy. 20 January 1943 Download PDF (441 KB)
27 Spanish Situation. Note by Secretary. (Feudal 80) 20 January 1943 Download PDF (993 KB)
28 German Strategy in 1943. Note by Secretary. (Feudal 79) 20 January 1943 Download PDF (1.72 MB)
29 The Use of Infra-Red Devices. Note by Secretary 23 January 1943 Download PDF (1.41 MB)
30 German Evacuation of N. Caucasia. Note by Secy. Covering Report by J.I.C. 23 January 1943 Download PDF (3.96 MB)
31 German Manpower. Note by Secretary. (Feudal 81) 23 January 1943 Download PDF (892 KB)
32 The Western Axis Oil Position. Note by Secretary 23 January 1943 Download PDF (970 KB)
33 JIC (43) 33 23 January 1943 Download PDF (235 KB)
34 The Use of Infra-Red Devices. Note by Secretary 26 January 1943 Download PDF (1.06 MB)
35 The Threat to Caucasia. Note by Secretary 27 January 1943 Download PDF (440 KB)
36 Future Planning Section Requirements - Pantelleria. Note by Secretary 28 January 1943 Download PDF (617 KB)
37 The Threat to Caucasia. Note by Secretary. (Telegram 98553 Dated 31.1.43 Sent) 29 January 1943 Download PDF (1.27 MB)
38 Future Planning Section Requirements - Pantelleria. Note by Secretary 30 January 1943 Download PDF (1.57 MB)
39 The Employment of Aliens in C.S.D.I.C.(U.K.). Note by Secretary 30 January 1943 Download PDF (1.38 MB)
40 Axis Strength in 1943. Report by J.I.C. 11 February 1943 Download PDF (24.74 MB)
41 The Use of Infra-Red Devices. Memo. By J.I.C. 1 February 1943 Download PDF (656 KB)
42 Review of J.I.C. Papers. Note by Secretary 2 February 1943 Download PDF (612 KB)
43 Future Action by the German Fleet. Note by Secy. 2 February 1943 Download PDF (1.02 MB)
44 The Eastern Axis Oil Position. Note by Secretary 3 February 1943 Download PDF (1.60 MB)
45 A German Offensive Against Persia and Iraq. Note by Secretary 3 February 1943 Download PDF (598 KB)
46 Iceland (C). Note by Secretary 3 February 1943 Download PDF (662 KB)
47 JIC (43) 47 4 February 1943 Download PDF (380 KB)
48 JIC (43) 48 4 February 1943 Download PDF (384 KB)
49 JIC (43) 49 4 February 1943 Download PDF (382 KB)
50 JIC (43) 50 4 February 1943 Download PDF (384 KB)
51 JIC (43) 51 4 February 1943 Download PDF (367 KB)
52 A German Offensive Against Persia and Iraq. Report 8 February 1943 Download PDF (706 KB)
53 The Axis Oil Position. Report by J.I.C. 9 February 1943 Download PDF (1.70 MB)
54 Axis Strength in North Africa. Report by J.I.C. 10 February 1943 Download PDF (2.66 MB)
55 Operations Against the Channel Islands. Note by Secretary 6 February 1943 Download PDF (626 KB)
56 German Manpower in 1943. Report by J.I.C. 9 February 1943 Download PDF (3.18 MB)
57 JIC (43) 57 7 February 1943 Download PDF (380 KB)
58 Chemical Warfare. Note by Secretary 8 February 1943 Download PDF (643 KB)
59 Iceland (C). Note by Secretary 8 February 1943 Download PDF (1.77 MB)
60 The German Military Situation. Note by Secretary 9 February 1943 Download PDF (449 KB)
61 Enemy Air Operations Against the United Kingdom in 1943. Note by J.I.C. 9 February 1943 Download PDF (704 KB)
62 Operations Against the Channel Islands. Report 12 February 1943 Download PDF (1.68 MB)
63 Future Action by the German Surface Fleet. Report 10 February 1943 Download PDF (2.43 MB)
64 The German Military Situation. Report by J.I.C. 15 February 1943 Download PDF (6.14 MB)
65 German Military Situation. Note by Secretary 12 February 1943 Download PDF (629 KB)
66 Japanese Shipping. Note by Secretary 14 February 1943 Download PDF (1,015 KB)
67 The British Military Mission in Moscow. Note by Secy. 14 February 1943 Download PDF (2.34 MB)
68 Training of Personnel Required for Political Warfare Purposes in 1943. Note by Secretary 16 February 1943 Download PDF (2.11 MB)
69 Inter-Services Cypher & W/T Security Committee. Note by Secretary 16 February 1943 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
70 Scale of Reinforcement of Sumatra and Malaya. Note by Secretary 18 February 1943 Download PDF (1.43 MB)
71 Intelligence for the Netherlands Mission. Note by Secretary 18 February 1943 Download PDF (1.65 MB)
72 The British Military Mission in Moscow. Memo. By J.I.C. 23 February 1943 Download PDF (2.23 MB)
73 Japanese Intentions. Report by J.I.C. Note By 24 February 1943 Download PDF (1.05 MB)
74 JIC (43) 74 22 February 1943 Download PDF (675 KB)
75 Operation "Jupiter". Note by Secretary 23 February 1943 Download PDF (647 KB)
76 Use of Gas by the Enemy During Operation "Husky". Note by the Secretary 24 February 1943 Download PDF (578 KB)
77 Prisoners of War. Note by Secretary 25 February 1943 Download PDF (784 KB)
78 German Strategy in 1943. Note by Secretary 25 February 1943 Download PDF (470 KB)
79 Portuguese Atlantic Islands. Note by Secretary 25 February 1943 Download PDF (624 KB)
80 Use of Gas by the Enemy During Operation "Husky". Note by the Secretary 28 February 1943 Download PDF (1.62 MB)
81 German Strategy in 1943. Note by the Secretary 26 February 1943 Download PDF (1.76 MB)
82 Operation "Jupiter". Note by the Secretary 28 February 1943 Download PDF (2.60 MB)
83 Portuguese Atlantic Islands. Note by Secretary 28 February 1943 Download PDF (1.66 MB)
84 Collation of Civil Intelligence about Malaya. Note by Secretary 28 February 1943 Download PDF (626 KB)
85 Enemy Reinforcement of "Husky" Area. Note by Secy. 1 March 1943 Download PDF (655 KB)
86 Finland's Prospects and Intentions. Report 13 March 1943 Download PDF (3.12 MB)
87 Chemical Warfare. Report by J.I.C. 3 March 1943 Download PDF (1.69 MB)
88 German Strategy in 1943. Note by Secretary 1 March 1943 Download PDF (1.34 MB)
89 Axis Strategy in North Africa. Note by Secretary 2 March 1943 Download PDF (373 KB)
90 Russian Strength. Note by Secretary 2 March 1943 Download PDF (427 KB)
91 Re-Examination of 1943 Strategy Against Germany. Note by Secretary 3 March 1943 Download PDF (1.67 MB)
92 Enemy Reinforcement of the "Husky" Area. Note by Secretary 3 March 1943 Download PDF (2.20 MB)
93 Training of Personnel for Political Warfare Purposes in 1943. Memo. By J.I.C. 4 March 1943 Download PDF (578 KB)
94 The Balkans. Note by Secretary 5 March 1943 Download PDF (935 KB)
95 Operations Against the Continent. Note by Secy. 5 March 1943 Download PDF (482 KB)
96 German Forces in Norway and Finland. Note by Secy. 5 March 1943 Download PDF (1.03 MB)
97 Possible Developments in the Balkans. Note by Secy. 5 March 1943 Download PDF (431 KB)
98 German Strategy 1943. Note by Secretary 5 March 1943 Download PDF (1.74 MB)
99 Effect on German Strategy of Recent Fighting on the Russian Front. Report by J.I.C. 9 March 1943 Download PDF (2.80 MB)
100 Reexamination of 1943 Strategy Against Germany. Report by J.I.C. 9 March 1943 Download PDF (4.37 MB)
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