Military Intelligence Files: Land, Sea & Air, 1938-1974

Military Intelligence Files: Land, Sea & Air, 1938-1974

Military Intelligence Files: Land, Sea & Air, 1938-1974

World War Two and the Cold War feature heavily in these files. The reports relating to World War Two cover different subjects and countries, depending on which service they came from. Army reports cover Italy, as well as the second Sino-Japanese War. The Navy would focus more on Russia, as well as merchant shipping. The Air Force covered Japan, morale in Germany and Japan, and dropping propaganda on the enemy. All of the armed forces monitored Germany. During the Cold War, spying on Russian weapons and diplomacy with the enemy became more common. Britain's colonies would feature in more reports before the Cold War than during it, unless they displayed signs of Communist activity.

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Weekly Army Intelligence Summaries, 1939-1945

Weekly Army Intelligence Summaries, 1939-1945

These summaries contain details of German troop movements and what those movements may mean. Italian troop movements are also covered, though in less detail. Commentary on the Far East focuses on...

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Monthly Army Intelligence Summaries, 1946-1954

Monthly Army Intelligence Summaries, 1946-1954

In the years after World War 2, intelligence reports focused upon Germany and Austria. These reports also cover the Soviet Union and France. Burmese and Chinese politics were monitored, while tensions...

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Quarterly Army Intelligence Summaries, 1955-1962

Quarterly Army Intelligence Summaries, 1955-1962

As Germany became less of a concern, the USSR became more of an issue. Intelligence from Egypt would focus on the Suez Canal and internal politics. China's politics and military were...

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Monthly Naval Intelligence Summaries, 1938-1939

Monthly Naval Intelligence Summaries, 1938-1939

As Europe realized that a war was coming, a range of countries began to prepare for the fighting. The Anschluss (joining) of Germany and Austria, led to nationalist protests by people...

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Weekly Naval Intelligence Summaries, 1940-1945

Weekly Naval Intelligence Summaries, 1940-1945

Enemy ships' names and locations are the main focus of these summaries. As Russia went to war with Germany, the progress of that conflict was reported in detail. Merchant shipping was...

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Monthly Naval Intelligence Summaries, 1946-1954

Monthly Naval Intelligence Summaries, 1946-1954

These reports' main focus is on the politics of other countries. Yet, ship building in other countries and the strength of their navies were still of interest. Each summary includes detailed...

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Quarterly Naval Intelligence Summaries, 1954-1965

Quarterly Naval Intelligence Summaries, 1954-1965

The Soviet Navy was a core concern in the Cold War years. Coverage of that navy ranges from reports on submarines to ship building and missiles. Other items cover Soviet diplomacy...

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Weekly Air Force Intelligence Summaries, 1939-1945

Weekly Air Force Intelligence Summaries, 1939-1945

Germany and Japan were studied in as much detail as possible during World War 2. The locations and operations of their planes are recorded in detail. The motivations and morale of...

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Secret Air Force Intelligence Summaries, 1946-1960

Secret Air Force Intelligence Summaries, 1946-1960

These reports start with an overview of Royal Air Force operations. They cover air forces from Russia to India. The secret service also wanted to understand why other countries acted as...

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Monthly Air Force Intelligence Summaries, 1951-1960

Monthly Air Force Intelligence Summaries, 1951-1960

As the Malayan Communist Party fought their Government, the Royal Air Force tried to stop them. Political activity in Malay's neighbour, British Singapore, was watched for signs of similar unrest. Intelligence...

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