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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. July - August 1943. Papers Numbers. JIC 286-350. Volume XXVI
Reference CAB 81/116
Date 1 July 1943 - 31 August 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 Allied landings in Italy, the possibility of an Italian collapse and armistice, and the German reaction; the blockading of vital German resources; the Axis oil position; the effects of bombing raids on Germany; security measures for prisoners of war and the domestic press; the Soviet attitude to the Polish resistance movement; potential Axis and Allied attacks on Spain; the possibility of a German withdrawal from Norway and the Balkans; the possibility of a separate German peace with the Soviet Union; and Japanese strategy.

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i War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. July - August 1943. Papers Numbers. JIC 286-350. Volume XXVI 1 July 1943 Download PDF (193 KB)
ii Table of Contents 1 July 1943 Download PDF (848 KB)
286 Landing on West Coast of Italy. Note by Secretary 14 July 1943 Download PDF (226 KB)
287 Norway and Finland. Note by Secretary 17 July 1943 Download PDF (891 KB)
288 Landing on West Coast of Italy. Report by J.I.C. 15 July 1943 Download PDF (822 KB)
289 Possibility of a Refugee German Resistance Force Report by J.I.C. 19 July 1943 Download PDF (595 KB)
290 Japanese Intentions. Note by Secretary 15 July 1943 Download PDF (750 KB)
291 JIC (43) 291(0) 16 July 1943 Download PDF (123 KB)
292 Morale of Italian Troops in Balkans, Greece and the Aegean. Note by Secretary 16 July 1943 Download PDF (529 KB)
293 New Code Names. Note by Secretary 16 July 1943 Download PDF (235 KB)
294 Effects of Bombing Offensive on German War Effort. Report by J.I.C. 22 July 1943 Download PDF (3.23 MB)
295 Morale of Italian Troops in N.E. Italy, Balkans, Greece and Aegean. Report by J.I.C. 17 July 1943 Download PDF (475 KB)
296 Axis Opposition to Operation "Avalanche. Report by J.I.C. 18 July 1943 Download PDF (2.08 MB)
297 Forecast of a Future Situation in Burma in the War against Japan. Note by Secretary 18 July 1943 Download PDF (574 KB)
298 Armed Forces and Secret Military Organisation of Poland. Note by Secretary 18 July 1943 Download PDF (248 KB)
299 Axis Resistance to Allied Operations in Italy. Note by Secretary 19 July 1943 Download PDF (239 KB)
300 Axis Resistance to Allied Operations in Italy. Report 26 July 1943 Download PDF (1.47 MB)
301 German Withdrawal from Norway Note by the Secretary 21 July 1943 Download PDF (386 KB)
302 German Forces in Norway and Finland Note by the Secretary 22 July 1943 Download PDF (173 KB)
303 Security Measures to Prevent Leakages Regarding Future Operations Through Prisoners of War. Report 22 July 1943 Download PDF (272 KB)
304 Axis Analysis of Allied and Neutral Press Regarding Allied Intentions Note by the Secretary 22 July 1943 Download PDF (180 KB)
305 JIC (43) 305(0) 24 July 1943 Download PDF (114 KB)
306 German Manpower. Report by the Ad Hoc Commmittee under the Chairmanship of Professor Dennison 31 July 1943 Download PDF (3.58 MB)
308 Armed Forces and Secret Military Organisation of Poland. Note by the Secretary 23 July 1943 Download PDF (1.09 MB)
309 Defeat of Italy by Air Attack Alone. Note by Secy. 23 July 1943 Download PDF (162 KB)
310 A Spanish Attack on Portugal. Note by Secretary 24 July 1943 Download PDF (228 KB)
311 A Spanish Attack on Portugal. Report by J.I.C. 25 July 1943 Download PDF (827 KB)
312 Record of the American-British Conversations on Axis Oil. Note by the Secretary 29 July 1943 Download PDF (20.98 MB)
313 Fall of Mussolini. Report by J.I.C. 27 July 1943 Download PDF (660 KB)
314 German Forces in Norway and Finland. Report by J.I.C. 30 July 1943 Download PDF (1.26 MB)
315 Defence of Japanese Western Perimeter. Note by Sec. 27 July 1943 Download PDF (450 KB)
316 Definition of the Word "Capabilities". Note by Sec. 28 July 1943 Download PDF (125 KB)
317 JIC (43) 317(0) 28 July 1943 Download PDF (131 KB)
318 A Campaign in the Iberian Peninsula. Note by Sec. 28 July 1943 Download PDF (237 KB)
319 German Plans and Intentions during Second Half of 1943. Note by Secretary 29 July 1943 Download PDF (167 KB)
320 Defence of Japanese Western Peninsula. Note by Secretary 4 August 1943 Download PDF (704 KB)
321 Attack on Bangkok. Note: by Secretary 29 July 1943 Download PDF (228 KB)
322 JIC (43) 322 30 July 1943 Download PDF (135 KB)
323 German Withdrawal from Norway. Report by J.I.C. 4 August 1943 Download PDF (794 KB)
324 German Plans and Intentions during Second Half of 1943. Report by J.I.C. 3 August 1943 Download PDF (3.15 MB)
325 S.O.E. Activities in France. Report by J.I.C. 1 August 1943 Download PDF (781 KB)
326 A Campaign in the Iberian Peninsula. Report by JIC 5 August 1943 Download PDF (4.66 MB)
327 Attack on Bangkok. Report by J.I.C. 5 August 1943 Download PDF (809 KB)
328 Requirements of the Administration of Territories (European) Committee. Note by Secretary 2 August 1943 Download PDF (195 KB)
329 American Intelligence and Cognate Activities in India. Report by J.I.C. 4 August 1943 Download PDF (768 KB)
330 Situation in the Balkans during Second Half of 1943. Note by Secretary 4 August 1943 Download PDF (204 KB)
331 Sumatra/Malaya. Note by Secretary 5 August 1943 Download PDF (377 KB)
332 Staff Requirements of the Inter-Services Topographical Department. Memo. by J.I.C./J.P.S. 5 August 1943 Download PDF (940 KB)
333 Partial German Withdrawal from the West. Note by Secretary 6 August 1943 Download PDF (258 KB)
334 Requirements of the Administration of Territories (European) Committee. Report by J.I.C. 30 September 1943 Download PDF (364 KB)
335 JIC (43) 335(0) 8 August 1943 Download PDF (116 KB)
336 Situation in the Balkans during Second Half of 1943. Report by J.I.C. 14 August 1943 Download PDF (3.48 MB)
337 Sumatra - Malaya. Report by J.I.C. 17 August 1943 Download PDF (905 KB)
338 Operations from North Italy. Note by Secretary 12 August 1943 Download PDF (286 KB)
339 Possibility of Enemy Gas Attacks in the Middle East. Report by J.I.C. 16 August 1943 Download PDF (228 KB)
340 The Axis Oil Position. Report by J.I.C. 18 August 1943 Download PDF (11.59 MB)
341 Inducement to Surrender of Japanese Forces. Report 16 August 1943 Download PDF (939 KB)
342 German Strategy in Italy in the Event of an Italian Collapse. Note by Secretary 15 August 1943 Download PDF (918 KB)
343 Defence of the Balkans. Note by Secretary 15 August 1943 Download PDF (486 KB)
344 Operations in the Mediterranean - Arrangements for Obtaining Special Information. Report by J.I.C. 17 August 1943 Download PDF (402 KB)
345 Estimate of Enemy Situation 1943/44 European - Mediterranean Area. Comments by J.I.C. on U.S. C.C.S.300/1 18 August 1943 Download PDF (921 KB)
346 Operations from North Italy. Report by J.I.C. 20 August 1943 Download PDF (616 KB)
347 German Intentions in Sardinia and Corsica. Report by J.I.C. 23 August 1943 Download PDF (435 KB)
348 Scale of Attack on the East and West Coasts of North America. Note by Secretary. (C.I.C.34/1) 21 August 1943 Download PDF (750 KB)
349 Peace Overtures from Hungary. Note by Secretary, Covering Report Annexed to J.P. (43)293 22 August 1943 Download PDF (859 KB)
350 Scale of Attack on Malta. Note by Secretary 25 August 1943 Download PDF (188 KB)
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