File Title Wartime Intelligence Activities: Japan
Reference FO 1093/245
Date 6 February 1941 - 23 December 1942
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence and memoranda concerning Anglo-Japanese and Anglo-Chinese relations. Subjects discussed in this file include a proposal to covertly destroy a Japanese steamship, either by ramming or by sabotage; a report on activity in the Japanese embassy in London, and Japanese suspicion of British activity in South-East Asia; a brief discussion of the pro-British sympathies of a Japanese journalist in London; a report on the intelligence-gathering of the Japanese consul in Cape Town; a summary of pre-war American-Japanese negotiations; arrangements for the supplying of Chinese troops by air; a report on the Chinese will to resist the Japanese invasion, and their opinion of the Western Allies; Chinese morale; and a message from General Chiang Kai-Shek giving thanks for the visit of a British goodwill mission.

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