J. C. S. Files

No. 611
Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff 1
top secret
C. C. S. 884/1

Information for the Russians Concerning the Japanese War

1.
The United States Chiefs of Staff have considered the proposals of the British Chiefs of Staff in C. C. S. 8842 concerning the information which should be given to the Russians on intelligence, dispositions, and plans in the war against Japan.
2.
The United States Chiefs of Staff consider this matter is not an appropriate one for combined agreement. However, they will not, without prior agreement of the appropriate British authorities, pass to the Russians any information on dispositions or operational plans of Allied forces in areas of British strategic responsibility or any information that has been obtained from a British source.
  1. Considered by the Combined Chiefs of Staff at their 196th Meeting, July 19. See vol. ii, pp. 113 115.
  2. Document No. 609.