10 September 1943
A volume of secretariat minutes of 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. Secretariat minutes were used to pass documents such as JIC sub-committee and working party reports and intelligence assessments to JIC members. Subjects covered in this file include the responsibilities of British intelligence organisations worldwide; the participation of neutral countries in the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA); security arrangements for the repatriation of German prisoners of war; the collection of topographical intelligence; the security of cyphers used by British and Allied governments and intelligence services; British relations with Yugoslav resistance organisations; deception plans relating to Operation Overlord; and evidence of German preparations for the use of long-range rockets against the United Kingdom, referred to as “Bodyline” and “Crossbow”.
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