File Title France: Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) Activities
Reference FO 1093/285
Date 2 October 1944 - 30 December 1944
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A file of correspondence concerning the establishment of British intelligence-gathering networks in liberated France. The letters discuss the growing need to gather political intelligence in France after its liberation from German occupation; the post-war role of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6); the difficulty of creating intelligence networks from scratch, as had to be done during the war; and the lifting of the pre-war ban on covert intelligence operations in France.

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