Catalogue description Visit of James Robertson (B3A) and Guy Liddell (DDG) to Security Intelligence Middle...

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Details of KV 4/438
Reference: KV 4/438

Visit of James Robertson (B3A) and Guy Liddell (DDG) to Security Intelligence Middle East (SIME) Headquarters in Cairo and outlying offices in Baghdad, Jerusalem and Cyprus, April and May 1947. Includes Robertson's detailed report on the visit and some associated correspondence. The report focuses in particular on SIME's role and objectives, its staffing, conditions in its various stations and working relations with other associated organisations.

With Appendices, including (A) schematic 1:2500 scale plan of GHQ, MELF, Fayid (note: Key to buildings not included in file); and (D) hierarchical diagram of the organisation of the Palestine Police Criminal Investigation Department.

Note: Page 11- SIME's intelligence targets. Pages 26-27- conditions in Jerusalem. Pages 30-33 - SIME Egypt. Pages 33-38 - SIME Iraq. Pages 39-47 - SIME Cyprus. Page 48 - Kenya. Page 49 - Greece
Date: 1947 Jun 26 - 1947 Jul 17
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: POLF 205-0188-19 VOL 1
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Retained Until 2009
Record opening date: 03 March 2009

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