J. C. S. Files
Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff
C. C. S. 775
Basic Undertakings in Support of Over-All Strategic Concept
The British Chiefs of Staff recommend that the basic undertakings agreed upon at Octagon and set out in C. C. S. 680/2,1 paragraph 6, be reaffirmed, subject to the following amendment.
For existing h. substitute the following:—
“h. Continue assistance to the forces of the liberated areas in Europe to enable them to fulfill an active role in the war against Germany and/or Japan. Within the limits of our available resources to assist other co-belligerents to the extent they are able to employ this assistance against the Enemy Powers in the present war. Within the limits of our available resources to provide such supplies to the liberated areas as will effectively contribute to the war-making capacity of the United Nations.”