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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. July - August 1944. Papers Numbers. JIC 301-375. Volume XXXIV
Reference CAB 81/124
Date 1 July 1944 - 31 August 1944
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 the German war effort and capacity to continue fighting; the German withdrawal from France and the Balkans; German weapons development, including of the V-2 rocket; Axis oil supply problems; the likelihood of the Germans using chemical weapons; post-war defence planning, including the possibility of conflict with the Soviet Union; the deteriorating German military situation and the possibility of an internal German coup; the strengths and capabilities of the Soviet forces; and security arrangements for British intelligence officers in Europe.

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i War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. July - August 1944. Papers Numbers. JIC 301-375. Volume XXXIV 1 July 1944 Download PDF (1.51 MB)
iii Table of Contents 1 July 1944 Download PDF (3.06 MB)
301 Weaknesses in Germany's Capacity to Resist Report by J.I.C. 20 July 1944 Download PDF (13.27 MB)
302 German Strategy and Capacity to Resist Report by J.I.C. 14 July 1944 Download PDF (5.83 MB)
303 New Weapons in Relation to German Strategy Note by Sec. 11 July 1944 Download PDF (499 KB)
304 Threat of Attack against British Bases after the Defeat of Germany Note by Sec. 12 July 1944 Download PDF (2.38 MB)
305 Evacuation of the Brittany Peninsula Note by Sec. Covering Report by J.I.C.,S.H.A.E.F 14 July 1944 Download PDF (1.81 MB)
306 Evacuation of the Channel Islands Note by Sec. 14 July 1944 Download PDF (1.16 MB)
307 German Appreciation of Allied Intentions in the West Report by J.I.C. 17 July 1944 Download PDF (705 KB)
308 German Capabilities and Reactions in Relation to Chemical and Biological Warfare. Note by Sec. 15 July 1944 Download PDF (1,022 KB)
309 Value of Sumatran Oil Supplies to the Enemy Note by Sec. Covering Report by D.M.I., S.E.A.C. S.A.C.(44) 258 15 July 1944 Download PDF (5.13 MB)
310 Air Operations against South-East Europe Report by J.I.C. 17 July 1944 Download PDF (697 KB)
311 Use of Chemical and Biological Warfare by the Germans 18 July 1944 Download PDF (3.33 MB)
312 German Withdrawal from the Balkans Note by Sec. Covering Report by J.I.C. Algiers J.I.C.(A.F.) 26/44. 17 July 1944 Download PDF (2.21 MB)
313 Messages from Enemy Wireless Stations Report by J.I.C. 21 July 1944 Download PDF (1.37 MB)
314 General Form of German Collapse Note by Sec. 18 July 1944 Download PDF (351 KB)
315 Threat of Attack against British Bases after the Defeat of Germany Report by J.I.C. 23 July 1944 Download PDF (2.66 MB)
316 New Weapons in Relation to German Strategy Report by J.I.C. 28 July 1944 Download PDF (3.67 MB)
317 Scale of Opposition - Pas De Calais Note by Sec. 20 July 1944 Download PDF (1.46 MB)
318 Kyushu - Scale of Opposition and Effects of Operation. Note by Sec. 21 July 1944 Download PDF (1.36 MB)
319 Scale of Attack on Gibraltar, Malta, Cyprus, Palestine, Aden Mauritius, Seychelles, Ceylon, and Fiji. Note by Sec. 21 July 1944 Download PDF (703 KB)
320 Effect of Allied Attack on the Enemy Oil Situation in Europe Report by J.I.C. 24 July 1944 Download PDF (4.39 MB)
321 German Appreciation of Allied Intentions in the West Report by J.I.C. 24 July 1944 Download PDF (836 KB)
322 Prisoners of War in Germany Report by J.I.C. 29 July 1944 Download PDF (1.76 MB)
323 German Troop Movements in Area Norway, Finland and Baltic States Note by Sec. 29 July 1944 Download PDF (2.80 MB)
324 Air Operations against South-East Europe Report by J.I.C. 24 July 1944 Download PDF (829 KB)
325 Axis Reactions to Use of Cocos Islands as Air Staging Point Note by Sec. 24 July 1944 Download PDF (889 KB)
326 Attitude of the Balkan Satellite Countries Should Turkey Break off Diplomatic and Economic Relations with Germany (J.I.C. Cairo Paper No.4) Note by Sec. 25 July 1944 Download PDF (3.13 MB)
327 Axis Reactions to Use of Cocos Islands as a Staging Point Report by J.I.C. 26 July 1944 Download PDF (1.40 MB)
328 Axis Reactions in Relation to C. and B. Warfare Report by J.I.C. 26 July 1944 Download PDF (2.17 MB)
329 Bay of Bengal Strategy - Scales of Opposition Note by the Secretary 26 July 1944 Download PDF (1.53 MB)
330 Scale of Attack on Gibraltar, Malta, Cyprus, Palestine, Aden, Mauritius, Seychelles, Ceylon, 5 August 1944 Download PDF (1.41 MB)
331 Japanese Capabilities and Intentions in Eastern China. Note by Sec. 27 July 1944 Download PDF (1.72 MB)
332 Air Operations against South-East Europe Report by J.I.C. 31 July 1944 Download PDF (702 KB)
333 German Appreciation of Allied Intentions in the West Report by J.I.C. 31 July 1944 Download PDF (763 KB)
334 Japanese Capabilities and Intentions in Eastern China. Note by Sec. 29 July 1944 Download PDF (1.52 MB)
335 Scale of Attack on West Africa Note by Sec. 29 July 1944 Download PDF (378 KB)
336 Imminence of Attack by Bigben Report by J.I.C. 31 July 1944 Download PDF (1.50 MB)
337 Japanese Strategy Report by J.I.C. 12 August 1944 Download PDF (14.56 MB)
338 Scale of Opposition to Dragoon Note by Sec. 1 August 1944 Download PDF (411 KB)
339 Estimate of the Situation: Pacific - Far East Note by Sec. 1 August 1944 Download PDF (8.45 MB)
340 Scale of Attack on West Africa Report by J.I.C. 3 August 1944 Download PDF (455 KB)
341 German Armament Developments Note by Sec. 2 August 1944 Download PDF (832 KB)
342 Scale of Opposition to Dragoon Report by J.I.C. 11 August 1944 Download PDF (4.51 MB)
343 German Strategy and Capacity to Resist Note by Sec. 2 August 1944 Download PDF (487 KB)
344 Effect of Allied Attack on the Enemy Oil Situation in Europe Report by J.I.C. 7 August 1944 Download PDF (2.79 MB)
345 German Appreciation of Allied Intentions in the West Report by J.I.C. 7 August 1944 Download PDF (855 KB)
346 Air Operations against South-East Europe Report by J.I.C. 7 August 1944 Download PDF (817 KB)
347 German Troop Movements in Norway, Finland and the Baltic States Report by J.I.C. 9 August 1944 Download PDF (3.25 MB)
348 Kyushu - Scale of Opposition and Effects of Operation Report by J.I.C. 12 August 1944 Download PDF (3.79 MB)
349 General Form of German Collapse Report by J.I.C. 10 August 1944 Download PDF (2.52 MB)
350 Weaknesses in Germany's Capacity to Resist Note by Sec. 10 August 1944 Download PDF (493 KB)
351 Prospects of a German Collapse or Surrender Note by Sec. Covering U.S. J.I.C.206/1. 11 August 1944 Download PDF (3.51 MB)
352 German Appreciation of Allied Intentions in the West Report by J.I.C. 14 August 1944 Download PDF (785 KB)
353 Air Operations against South-East Europe Report by J.I.C. 14 August 1944 Download PDF (733 KB)
354 German Strategy and Capacity to Resist Report by J.I.C. 14 August 1944 Download PDF (4.11 MB)
355 Security in Western Europe and North Atlantic Note by Sec. 14 August 1944 Download PDF (2.31 MB)
356 Estimate of Conditions in Germany Following Collapse Note by Sec. 14 August 1944 Download PDF (2.22 MB)
357 Employment of Aliens by Officers Report by J.I.C. 18 August 1944 Download PDF (1.34 MB)
358 Enemy Scale of Attack against the U.K. Note by Sec. 15 August 1944 Download PDF (430 KB)
359 German Armament Developments Report by J.I.C. 24 August 1944 Download PDF (14.81 MB)
360 Enemy Reaction to an Allied Breakthrough the Rimini-Pisa Defences. Report by J.I.C. Algiers (J.I.C.(AF)28/44 Note by Sec. 18 August 1944 Download PDF (1.83 MB)
361 Division of Responsibilities between J.I.C.(A.F.) and J.I.C.(M.E.) Note by Sec. 18 August 1944 Download PDF (1.04 MB)
362 German Manpower and Casualties 18 August 1944 Download PDF (2.34 MB)
363 Size of the German Air Force at the Conclusion of Hostilities Note by Sec. 18 August 1944 Download PDF (405 KB)
364 Use of Chemical Warfare by the Germans Note by Sec. 19 August 1944 Download PDF (812 KB)
365 Effect of Allied Attack on the Enemy Oil Situation in Europe Report by J.I.C. 21 August 1944 Download PDF (1.84 MB)
366 Russian Capabilities in Relation to the Strategic Interests of the British Commonwealth Report by J.I.C. 22 August 1944 Download PDF (5.42 MB)
367 Air Operations against South-East Europe Report by J.I.C. 21 August 1944 Download PDF (715 KB)
368 Estimate of the Enemy Situation, Pacific - Far East Note by Sec. Covering C.C.S. 643 20 August 1944 Download PDF (7.68 MB)
369 Threat of Attack against British Bases after the Defeat of Germany Note by Sec. 21 August 1944 Download PDF (2.86 MB)
370 Scale of Attack against the United Kingdom by Airborne and Seaborne Forces Report by J.I.C. 24 August 1944 Download PDF (2.77 MB)
371 Weaknesses in Germany's Capacity to Resist Report by J.I.C. 26 August 1944 Download PDF (9.16 MB)
372 Prospects of a German Collapse or Surrender Note by Sec. 22 August 1944 Download PDF (738 KB)
373 Estimate of the Enemy Situation, Pacific - Far East. Note by Sec. 22 August 1944 Download PDF (1.03 MB)
374 Voluntary German Withdrawal from the Balkans Note by Sec. 22 August 1944 Download PDF (458 KB)
375 Size of the German Air Force at the Time at the Conclusion of Hostilities Report by J.I.C. 28 August 1944 Download PDF (1.32 MB)
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