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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. May - July 1943. Papers Numbers. JIC 201-285. Volume XXV
Reference CAB 81/115
Date 1 May 1943 - 1 August 1943
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 knowledge of Allied plans prior to the invasion of Sicily; the possibility of a renewed German air attack on the United Kingdom using new types of bombs and long-range rockets; the possible collapse of the Italian war effort; the possibility of Germany invading Switzerland and the Iberian peninsula; anti-Nazi resistance movements throughout occupied Europe and in Germany; the effect of the Allied bombing offensive on the German war effort; and Japanese intentions in the event of a German defeat.

Document Title Date
i Front Cover Download PDF (1.16 MB)
ii Table of Contents Download PDF (3.17 MB)
201(O) Axis Garrisons after "Husky". Note by J.I.S. at Request of Directors of Plans 6 May 1943 Download PDF (3.76 MB)
202(O) The Situation in the Mediterranean Theatre. Note by Secretary 5 May 1943 Download PDF (1.08 MB)
203 German Manpower. Note by Secretary 6 May 1943 Download PDF (2.07 MB)
204(O) The Situation in the Mediterranean Theatre. Memo. by J.I.C. 8 May 1943 Download PDF (3.29 MB)
205(O) Operation "Torch" - Russian Request for a Copy of Orders. Note by Secretary 8 May 1943 Download PDF (1.64 MB)
206(O) The Use of Infra-Red Devices. Report by J.I.C. 11 May 1943 Download PDF (1.79 MB)
207(O) Appreciation on the German Air Force on the Western Front in the Summer of 1943. Note by Secretary 11 May 1943 Download PDF (1.31 MB)
209(O) Forms of Sea Attack on the United Kingdom. Report by J.I.C. 15 May 1943 Download PDF (1.71 MB)
210(O) Fighting Value of the Italians. Note by Secretary 13 May 1943 Download PDF (2.51 MB)
211(O) Disintegration of German Military Strength in the West. Note by Secretary 13 May 1943 Download PDF (1.81 MB)
212(O) 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. 13 May 1943 Download PDF (3.99 MB)
213(O) German Strength and Dispositions in the West. Report by J.I.C. 19 May 1943 Download PDF (7.91 MB)
214(O) Andaman Islands. Note by Secretary 14 May 1943 Download PDF (1.62 MB)
215(O) Axis Reinforcement. Note by Secretary 14 May 1943 Download PDF (1.56 MB)
216 JIC(43) 216 17 May 1943 Download PDF (990 KB)
217 Sphere of Responsibility and Function of the Intelligence Branch of the Chief of Staff to the Supreme Allied Commander. Report by J.I.C. 20 May 1943 Download PDF (4.17 MB)
218(O) Fighting Value of the Italians. Report by J.I.C. 22 May 1943 Download PDF (2.22 MB)
219(O) Recent Intelligence Affecting Operations in the Mediterranean. Report by J.I.C. 19 May 1943 Download PDF (1.69 MB)
220(O) Defence of the Balkans. Note by Secretary 19 May 1943 Download PDF (1.54 MB)
221(O) Resistance in Occupied Europe. Note by Secretary 19 May 1943 Download PDF (5.39 MB)
222(O) German Manpower. Note by Secretary 20 May 1943 Download PDF (1.93 MB)
223(O) Andaman Islands. Note by Secretary 23 May 1943 Download PDF (2.95 MB)
224(O) JIC(43) 224(O) 24 May 1943 Download PDF (992 KB)
225 JIC(43) 225 24 May 1943 Download PDF (984 KB)
226(O) German Strength and Dispositions in the West. Note by Secretary 25 May 1943 Download PDF (1.09 MB)
227 Destruction by the Enemy on the Withdrawal from Occupied Territory. Note by Secretary 25 May 1943 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
228(O) Recent Intelligence Affecting Operations in the Mediterranean. Report by J.I.C. 26 May 1943 Download PDF (1.13 MB)
229(O) Resistance in Occupied Europe. Note by Secretary 25 May 1943 Download PDF (1.83 MB)
230(O) German Capabilities in the Balkans. Note by Secy. (Telegram Sent 2.6.43 No. 84804) 26 May 1943 Download PDF (2.55 MB)
231(O) Enemy Capabilities to Prevent a Successful "Husky" Note by Secretary 27 May 1943 Download PDF (6.69 MB)
232 JIC(43) 232 28 May 1943 Download PDF (994 KB)
233 The Situation in the Burma-Thailand-Indochina-Yunnan Theatre. Note by Secretary 28 May 1943 Download PDF (4.30 MB)
234(O) Recent Intelligence Affecting Operations in the Mediterranean. Report by J.I.C. 2 June 1943 Download PDF (1.19 MB)
235(O) The War against Japan. Note by the Secretary 1 June 1943 Download PDF (1.20 MB)
236 Enemy Attack on Merchant Shipping. Note by Secy. 2 June 1943 Download PDF (1.03 MB)
237 Destruction by the Enemy on Withdrawal from Occupied Territory. Report by J.I.C. 4 June 1943 Download PDF (1.98 MB)
238(O) Situation in the West in the Event of a German Withdrawal or Collapse in 1943. Report by J.I.C. 4 June 1943 Download PDF (2.52 MB)
239(O) Indications of a German Collapse. Report by J.I.C. 5 June 1943 Download PDF (4.57 MB)
240(O) The War against Japan. Report by J.I.C. 6 June 1943 Download PDF (4.05 MB)
241(O) JIC(43) 241(O) 7 June 1943 Download PDF (995 KB)
242(O) Recent Intelligence Affecting Operations in the Mediterranean. Report by J.I.C. 9 June 1943 Download PDF (1.20 MB)
243 The Contribution of China to Allied Strategy. Note by Secretary 8 June 1943 Download PDF (1.01 MB)
244 Japanese Intentions. Note by Secretary 8 June 1943 Download PDF (995 KB)
245 Russian Intentions in the Far East. Note by Sec. 10 June 1943 Download PDF (1,006 KB)
246(O) Enemy Air Attack on Merchant Shipping. Report 14 June 1943 Download PDF (5.73 MB)
247(O) German Invasion of the Iberian Peninsula. Note by Secretary 10 June 1943 Download PDF (1.45 MB)
248 Japanese Intentions. Report by J.I.C. 14 June 1943 Download PDF (1.68 MB)
249 German Plans and Intentions during the Second Half of 1943. Note by Secretary 12 June 1943 Download PDF (1.00 MB)
250 The Contribution of China to Allied Strategy. Report by J.I.C. 15 June 1943 Download PDF (3.95 MB)
251(O) Recent Intelligence Affecting Operations in the Mediterranean. Report by J.I.C. 16 June 1943 Download PDF (1.24 MB)
252(O) JIC(43) 252 16 June 1943 Download PDF (980 KB)
253 The Axis Oil Position in Europe - May 1943. Report by the Technical Sub-Committee on Axis Oil 25 June 1943 Download PDF (19.76 MB)
254 Russian Intentions in the Far East. Report by J.I.C. 17 June 1943 Download PDF (2.06 MB)
255(O) The Balearics. Note by Secretary 17 June 1943 Download PDF (1.08 MB)
256 Joint Planning and Joint Intelligence Staffs. Note by Secretary, Joint Staff 18 June 1943 Download PDF (1.13 MB)
257 Summary of Enemy Oil Intelligence. Memorandum, by Technical Sub-Committee on Axis Oil 19 June 1943 Download PDF (13.20 MB)
258 A German Attack on Switzerland. Note by Secretary 18 June 1943 Download PDF (1.05 MB)
259(O) German Plans and Intentions during Second Half of 1943. Report by J.I.C. 23 June 1943 Download PDF (2.00 MB)
260(O) The Balearic Islands. Report by J.I.C. 24 June 1943 Download PDF (1.72 MB)
261(O) German Action in the Iberian Peninsula. Note by Secretary 22 June 1943 Download PDF (1.24 MB)
262(O) Recent Intelligence Affecting Operations in the Mediterranean. Report by J.I.C. 23 June 1943 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
263 A German Attack on Switzerland. Report by J.I.C. 24 June 1943 Download PDF (1.74 MB)
264(O) Research and Development. Note by Secretary 22 June 1943 Download PDF (1.79 MB)
265(O) German Action in the Iberian Peninsula. Note by Secretary 23 June 1943 Download PDF (1.21 MB)
266 The Western Axis Oil Position. Note by Secretary 25 June 1943 Download PDF (11.75 MB)
267(O) German Action in the Iberian Peninsula. Report 26 June 1943 Download PDF (3.15 MB)
268(O) German Advance into Iberian Peninsula. Report 26 June 1943 Download PDF (4.09 MB)
269(O) Procedure for Obtaining Intelligence for a Particular Operation. Note by Secretary 26 June 1943 Download PDF (1.75 MB)
270(O) Recent Intelligence Affecting Operations in the Mediterranean. Report by J.I.C. 30 June 1943 Download PDF (1.21 MB)
271(O) The Evaluation of Certain Reports. Note by Secy. 1 July 1943 Download PDF (1.56 MB)
272 Effects of Bombing Offensive on German War Effort. Note by Secretary 1 July 1943 Download PDF (1.56 MB)
273(O) Cross Channel Operations - Plans in the Event of German Disintegration. Note by Secretary 2 July 1943 Download PDF (2.58 MB)
274 Japanese Intentions. Note by Secretary 3 July 1943 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
275(O) German Threats of Air and other forms of Attack on Great Britain. Report by J.I.C. 3 July 1943 Download PDF (1.78 MB)
276(O) Italian Morale. Note by Secretary 6 July 1943 Download PDF (1.76 MB)
277(O) Recent Intelligence Affecting Operations in the Mediterranean. Report. by J.I.C. 7 July 1943 Download PDF (1.21 MB)
278 Possibility of a Refugee German Resistance Force. Note by Secretary 6 July 1943 Download PDF (1.63 MB)
279 The Code Word System. Note by Secretary 11 July 1943 Download PDF (1.22 MB)
280 JIC(43) 280 11 July 1943 Download PDF (990 KB)
281(O) JIC(43) 281(O) 11 July 1943 Download PDF (982 KB)
282 Axis Strength 1943 1944. Report by J.I.C. 1 August 1943 Download PDF (29.63 MB)
283(O) Norway and Finland. Note by Secretary 11 July 1943 Download PDF (3.02 MB)
284(O) Forecast of a Future Situation in Burma in the War against Japan. Note by Secretary 12 July 1943 Download PDF (1.77 MB)
285(O) Recent Activities and Present Strengths (July 1943 of Opposing Forces in Yugoslavia, Albania and Greece. Draft Report by J.I.C. 13 July 1943 Download PDF (10.33 MB)
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