Coherent Identifier About this item: 20.500.12592/srr58n

Enemy Reinforcements to Tunisia. Note by Secy.

1 November 1942

Premium

Summary

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 German strategy, military organisation, and manpower; defects and problems with security for the Dieppe Raid and Operation Torch; chemical warfare; German, French, and Italian morale; German oil production and shortage problems; the possibility of a German occupation of Spain; the possibility of a Japanese attack on the American coast; Special Operations Executive (SOE) activities in Spain; the defence of the Middle East and British West Africa; the Japanese shipping and supply situation; the military strength of the Chinese; and the possibility of an Allied invasion of Sardinia.

Tags

gibraltar tunisia greece austria italy crete sicily second world war military intelligence dwight eisenhower joint intelligence staff joint intelligence sub-committee chiefs of staff denis capel-dunn axis strategy troop movements desert war

Collection ID
CAB81
Conflict
Second World War
Countries
Austria
Crete
Gibraltar
Greece
Italy
Sicily
Tunisia
Document Reference
CAB 81/112/3
Document Types
Memorandum
Correspondence
File Reference
CAB 81/112
Identifier
10.1080/swwf.cab81.0112.003
Keywords
Axis Strategy
Troop Movements
Desert War
Languages
English
Organizations
Chiefs of Staff
Joint Intelligence Sub-Committee
Joint Intelligence Staff
Pages
3
Persons Discussed
Denis Capel-Dunn
Dwight Eisenhower
Themes
Military Intelligence