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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. March - May 1943. Papers Numbers. JIC 101-200. Volume XXIV
Reference CAB 81/114
Date 1 March 1943 - 31 May 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 British strategy in North Africa and the Mediterranean; the Axis withdrawal from Tunisia; the possibility of launching attacks on Italy from Sicily and the possibility of an Italian collapse; censorship of postal communications; Japanese strategy and military strength in South East Asia; Germany's resources situation, including oil supplies; German and Allied attitudes towards Spain and Portugal; German casualty figures; aerial attacks on Italy; wireless and cypher security; beach reconnaissance; German secret weapons; British anti-aircraft defences; and the defence of Britain from naval attacks.

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i War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. March - May 1943. Papers Numbers. JIC 101-200. Volume XXIV 1 March 1943 Download PDF (197 KB)
ii Table of Contents 1 March 1943 Download PDF (1.10 MB)
101 Axis Strategy in North Africa. Report by J.I.C. 12 March 1943 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
102 Russian Strength at 1st March, 1943. Report by J.I.C. 12 March 1943 Download PDF (2.40 MB)
103 The Use of Infra-Red Devices. Memo. By J.I.C. 8 March 1943 Download PDF (257 KB)
104 Censorship Policy in Relation to Manpower. Memo. By J.I.C. 9 March 1943 Download PDF (3.93 MB)
105 German Forces in Norway and Finland. Note by Secy. 10 March 1943 Download PDF (670 KB)
106 The Balkans. Note by Secretary 10 March 1943 Download PDF (706 KB)
107 JIC (43) 107 10 March 1943 Download PDF (157 KB)
108 Forms of Sea Attack on the U.K. Note by Secretary 10 March 1943 Download PDF (171 KB)
109 Supplies for the Swiss Army. Note by Secretary 10 March 1943 Download PDF (733 KB)
110 Japanese Armament Production. Note by Secretary 11 March 1943 Download PDF (1.43 MB)
111 Scale of Attack on the Falkland Islands. Note by Secretary 12 March 1943 Download PDF (222 KB)
112 Operations in Burma, Sumatra and Malaya. Note by Secretary 12 March 1943 Download PDF (382 KB)
113 Forms of Sea Attack on the United Kingdom. Report by J.I.C. 15 March 1943 Download PDF (389 KB)
114 French Resistance in National Territory. Note by Secretary 13 March 1943 Download PDF (3.99 MB)
115 Possible Developments in the Balkans. Report 22 March 1943 Download PDF (2.19 MB)
116 Scale of Attack on the Falkland Islands. Report 17 March 1943 Download PDF (354 KB)
117 The "Anakim" Plan. Note by Secretary 16 March 1943 Download PDF (927 KB)
118 Collation of Civil Intelligence about Malaya. Memo. By J.I.C. 16 March 1943 Download PDF (453 KB)
119 French Resistance in National Territory. Note by Secretary 17 March 1943 Download PDF (466 KB)
120 Operations in Burma, Sumatra and Malaya. Note by Secretary 17 March 1943 Download PDF (546 KB)
121 German Shortages of Munitions of War. Note by Secy. 18 March 1943 Download PDF (169 KB)
122 Use of Portuguese Atlantic Islands. Note by Secy. 18 March 1943 Download PDF (365 KB)
123 Reported German Preparations in the Vicinity of the Spanish Frontier. Report by J.I.C. 19 March 1943 Download PDF (409 KB)
124 Scale of Air Attack Against the United Kingdom. Report by J.I.C. 22 March 1943 Download PDF (735 KB)
125 Aircraft for Australia. Note by Secretary 20 March 1943 Download PDF (591 KB)
126 Assistance to Portugal. Note by Secretary 21 March 1943 Download PDF (210 KB)
127 Aircraft for Australia. Note by Secretary 22 March 1943 Download PDF (595 KB)
128 Reported German Preparations in the Vicinity of the Spanish Frontier. Note by J.I.C. 22 March 1943 Download PDF (237 KB)
129 Mediterranean Plans - Possible Development in Face of an Italian Collapse Before or after "Husky". Note by Secretary 22 March 1943 Download PDF (796 KB)
130 W/T Security in North Africa. Note by Secretary 23 March 1943 Download PDF (377 KB)
131 W/T Security of "Anakim". Note by Secretary 23 March 1943 Download PDF (317 KB)
132 JIC (43) 132 (0) 24 March 1943 Download PDF (133 KB)
133 Use of the Portuguese Atlantic Islands. Note by Secretary 26 March 1943 Download PDF (593 KB)
134 A German Invasion of the Iberian Peninsula. Note by J.I.C. 26 March 1943 Download PDF (595 KB)
135 Mediterranean Plans - Possible Developments. Note by Secretary 27 March 1943 Download PDF (4.27 MB)
136 Enemy Reinforcement of the "Husky" Area. Note by Secretary 27 March 1943 Download PDF (424 KB)
137 Scale of Air Attack against U.K. Report by J.I.C. 29 March 1943 Download PDF (177 KB)
138 German Strategy in 1943. Note by Secretary 27 March 1943 Download PDF (563 KB)
139 Atlantic Islands. Note by Secretary 28 March 1943 Download PDF (429 KB)
140 Combined Intelligence in S.W.Pacific and India. Note by Secretary 28 March 1943 Download PDF (299 KB)
141 German Strategy in 1943. Note by Secretary 29 March 1943 Download PDF (242 KB)
142 German Shortages of Munitions of War. Report by J.I.C. 2 April 1943 Download PDF (1.61 MB)
143 Operation "Gearbox". Note by Secretary 31 March 1943 Download PDF (164 KB)
144 Combined Intelligence in the S.W.Pacific and India. Report by J.I.C. 5 April 1943 Download PDF (443 KB)
145 German Casualties. Note by Secretary 1 April 1943 Download PDF (1.64 MB)
146 Cross-Channel Operations. Note by Secretary 2 April 1943 Download PDF (235 KB)
147 Situation in Tunisia. Note by Secretary 2 April 1943 Download PDF (360 KB)
148 Scale of German Resistance on the Western Front in 1943. Note by Secretary 4 April 1943 Download PDF (229 KB)
149 German Invasion of the Iberian Peninsula. Report by J.I.C. 30 April 1943 Download PDF (5.32 MB)
150 Situation in Tunisia. Note by Secretary 5 April 1943 Download PDF (505 KB)
151 A Forecast of the Axis Oil Position in Europe on the 30th April, 1943. Interim Report by the Technical Sub-Committee on Axis Oil 5 April 1943 Download PDF (568 KB)
152 Scale of Attack on "Gearbox". Report by J.I.C. 7 April 1943 Download PDF (392 KB)
153 Operation "Torch" - Security. Note by Secretary 6 April 1943 Download PDF (526 KB)
154 The Axis Oil Position. Note by Secretary 6 April 1943 Download PDF (164 KB)
155 German Air Force - Fighter Strength. Note by Secy. 6 April 1943 Download PDF (160 KB)
156 The Use of Infra-Red Devices. Note by Secretary 8 April 1943 Download PDF (247 KB)
157 The German Oil Position. Memorandum by J.I.C. 10 April 1943 Download PDF (1,014 KB)
158 Operations Subsequent to "Husky". Note by Secy. 8 April 1943 Download PDF (210 KB)
159 Defeat of Italy by Air Attack Alone. Note by Secy. 8 April 1943 Download PDF (171 KB)
160 Operations Subsequent to "Husky". Report by J.I.C. 11 April 1943 Download PDF (964 KB)
161 Signals and Cypher Security Committee (India). Note by Secretary 12 April 1943 Download PDF (3.96 MB)
162 Forms of Sea Attack on the United Kingdom. Note by Secretary 12 April 1943 Download PDF (178 KB)
163 Defeat of Italy by Air Attack Alone. Report by J.I.C. 13 April 1943 Download PDF (540 KB)
164 German Reinforcements for "Husky". Note by Secy. 14 April 1943 Download PDF (356 KB)
165 Air Attack on Italy. Report by J.I.C. 14 April 1943 Download PDF (3.91 MB)
166 Destruction of Italian Communications. Note by Secretary 14 April 1943 Download PDF (182 KB)
167 Defeat of Italy by Air Attack Alone. Report by J.I.C. 16 April 1943 Download PDF (525 KB)
168 W/T Security in India. Note by Secretary 16 April 1943 Download PDF (218 KB)
169 German Land and Air Forces in Western Europe in Certain Contingencies. Note by Secretary 16 April 1943 Download PDF (242 KB)
170 Destruction of Italian Communications. Note by Secretary 19 April 1943 Download PDF (731 KB)
171 German Plans and Intentions During Summer and Autumn 1943. Report by J.I.C. 28 April 1943 Download PDF (2.34 MB)
172 Forms of Sea Attack on the United Kingdom. Report by J.I.C. 30 April 1943 Download PDF (2.04 MB)
173 Alternative Operations Possible for Field Marshal Wavell to Carry out in 1943/44. Note by Secy. 18 April 1943 Download PDF (451 KB)
174 Air Defences of "Horrified". Note by Secretary 18 April 1943 Download PDF (573 KB)
175 JIC (43) 175 20 April 1943 Download PDF (120 KB)
176 Alternative Operations Possible for Field Marshal Wavell to Carry Out in 1943/44. Note by Secy. 20 April 1943 Download PDF (358 KB)
177 German Reinforcements for "Husky". Note by Secy. 20 April 1943 Download PDF (393 KB)
178 German Land and Air Forces in Western Europe in Certain Contingencies. Note by Secretary 20 April 1943 Download PDF (427 KB)
179 Mediterranean Strategy - Possible Developments If Italy Collapses. Note by Secretary 21 April 1943 Download PDF (243 KB)
180 Bigot Procedure. Note by Secretary 21 April 1943 Download PDF (786 KB)
181 Intelligence for Cross-Channel Operations. Interim Report by J.I.C. 21 April 1943 Download PDF (254 KB)
182 Beach Reconnaissances. Report by J.I.C. 21 April 1943 Download PDF (3.92 MB)
183 Disclosure of Casualty Figures to the Russians - Note by J.I.C. 23 April 1943 Download PDF (367 KB)
184 Note on the Roumanian Oil Industry in Relation to the Axis War Effort. Report by Technical Sub-Committee on Axis Oil 21 April 1943 Download PDF (3.25 MB)
185 German Air Force - Fighter Strength. Report by J.I.C. 23 April 1943 Download PDF (712 KB)
186 Mediterranean Strategy - Possible Developments If Italy Collapses. Report by J.I.C. 23 April 1943 Download PDF (1,005 KB)
187 Allied Strengths in the Pacific. Note by Secretary 23 April 1943 Download PDF (355 KB)
188 German Long-Range Rockets. Report by J.I.C. 25 April 1943 Download PDF (4.40 MB)
189 JIC (43) 189 (0) 25 April 1943 Download PDF (134 KB)
190 JIC (43) 190 25 April 1943 Download PDF (115 KB)
191 Sub-Stratosphere Bombers. Note by Secretary 25 April 1943 Download PDF (181 KB)
192 Mediterranean Operations. Note by Secretary 25 April 1943 Download PDF (180 KB)
193 Mediterranean Operations. Note by Secretary 29 April 1943 Download PDF (958 KB)
194 High-Altitude Bombers. Report by J.I.C. 29 April 1943 Download PDF (393 KB)
195 Sphere of Responsibility and Function of the Intelligence Branch of Chief of Staff to Supreme Allied Commander (C.O.S.S.A.C.). Note by Secy. 29 April 1943 Download PDF (1.03 MB)
196 Japanese Strengths in the Pacific. Note by Secy. 30 April 1943 Download PDF (1.50 MB)
197 German Casualties. Report by J.I.C. 12 May 1943 Download PDF (4.66 MB)
198 The Middle East Intelligence Centre. Note by Secy. 1 May 1943 Download PDF (5.30 MB)
199 Italy after "Husky". Note by Secretary 1 May 1943 Download PDF (322 KB)
200 Axis Garrisons after "Husky". Note by Secretary 4 May 1943 Download PDF (222 KB)
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