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File Title War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. January - April 1946. Papers Numbers. JIC 1-40. Volume XLII
Reference CAB 81/132
Date 1 January 1946 - 20 October 1946
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 causes of German defeat in the Second World War; the Soviet Union's post-war interests and intentions in Europe and the Middle East; Soviet activities in Iran; the defence of Hong Kong against a possible Chinese invasion; Soviet recruitment of German scientists; information sharing with Turkey, Sweden, and the United Nations; the security implications of releasing reports on operations in the Second World War; and the future development of biological, chemical, and atomic weaponry by various powers.

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i War Cabinet Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee Memoranda. January - April 1946. Papers Numbers. JIC 1-40. Volume XLII 1 January 1946 Download PDF (1.57 MB)
iii Table of Contents 1 January 1946 Download PDF (1.57 MB)
1 Russia's Strategic Interests & Intentions 1 March 1946 Download PDF (25.65 MB)
2 The Future Situation in Malaya (JIC(SEAC)11(45)) 4 January 1946 Download PDF (5.59 MB)
3 Intelligence Affecting Future Commitments in Europe and the Middle East 5 January 1946 Download PDF (1.24 MB)
4 Situation in French Indo-China (JIC(SEAC)14(45)) 6 January 1946 Download PDF (4.06 MB)
5 Composition & Function of J.I.C., S.E.A.C. (JIC(SEAC)15 (45)) 6 January 1946 Download PDF (1.52 MB)
6 Publication of Service Statistics 9 January 1946 Download PDF (4.43 MB)
7 Hong Kong Defence Plan 7 February 1946 Download PDF (4.92 MB)
8 Disposal of German Scientists & Russian Activities in Connection Therewith 29 January 1946 Download PDF (12.84 MB)
9 Press Interviews - Instruction to Commanders 22 January 1946 Download PDF (2.83 MB)
10 Threat to India's Land Frontiers - Request for Appreciation by Director of Intelligence, India 15 April 1946 Download PDF (8.04 MB)
11 Exchange of Information with Turkey 1 February 1946 Download PDF (2.34 MB)
12 Future Service Organisation in Overseas Theatres 2 February 1946 Download PDF (1.06 MB)
13 Security Council of United Nations - Intelligence Organisation 6 February 1946 Download PDF (1.43 MB)
14 Publicity for Radar Counter-Measures 13 February 1946 Download PDF (1.85 MB)
15 Release of Documents for Congressional Enquiry into Pearl Harbour Disaster 19 February 1946 Download PDF (1.64 MB)
16 Publication of General Eisenhower's Report on Operation in North-West Europe 22 February 1946 Download PDF (1.32 MB)
17 Future Security Service Organisation in Overseas Theatres 23 February 1946 Download PDF (1.27 MB)
18 British Joint Intelligence Committee in Washington - State of Collaboration with the United States (J.I.C.(46) 1.) 26 February 1946 Download PDF (9.11 MB)
19 Certain Assumptions for Planning Purposes 6 March 1946 Download PDF (2.20 MB)
20 Publication of General Eisnhower's Report on Operations in North West Europe 2 March 1946 Download PDF (2.33 MB)
21 Implications of Recently Reported Russian Activities in South East Europe 16 March 1946 Download PDF (3.50 MB)
22 Reactions to Malayan Union (SAC(46)19) 7 March 1946 Download PDF (2.67 MB)
23 Possible Developments in Situation in Spain 15 March 1946 Download PDF (4.45 MB)
24 Implications of Recent Russian Movements in Persia 16 March 1946 Download PDF (3.15 MB)
25 Terms of Refence of Biological Warfare Panel (B .W.I.P.)- Joint Scientific & Joint Technical Intelligence Committees 16 March 1946 Download PDF (992 KB)
26 Joint Intelligence Bureau - Australia 18 March 1946 Download PDF (1.76 MB)
27 Survey of Biological Warfare Intelligence 18 March 1946 Download PDF (3.91 MB)
28 Survey of Crop Destruction Intelligence 18 March 1946 Download PDF (4.15 MB)
29 British Representation with S.C.A.P. - Organisation of Intelligence 18 March 1946 Download PDF (1.89 MB)
30 Military Situation in Franco-Spaninsh Frontier 22 March 1946 Download PDF (3.17 MB)
31 Survey of Chemical Warfare Intelligence 21 March 1946 Download PDF (6.77 MB)
32 Security of Atomic Energy Production Plant 22 March 1946 Download PDF (2.37 MB)
33 Some Weaknesses in German Strategy & Organisation 1933 – 1945 20 October 1946 Download PDF (171.97 MB)
34 Policy Towards Sweden 6 April 1946 Download PDF (1.74 MB)
35 Russian Troop Movements in South East Europe and Persia 6 April 1946 Download PDF (5.69 MB)
36 Survey over Intelligence Aspects of Atomic Energy in European Countries 29 March 1946 Download PDF (1.08 MB)
37 Estimated Strengths of Armed Forces of Foreign Powers 9 April 1946 Download PDF (31.54 MB)
38 Study of Certain Intelligence Matters in Middle East (Russian Strategic Interest & Intention in the Middle East.) 14 June 1946 Download PDF (16.79 MB)
39 Military Activity in Albania 12 April 1946 Download PDF (1.95 MB)
40 The Activities of Draza Mihailovic 23 May 1946 Download PDF (1.50 MB)
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