Reference HO 199/443
Title Reports
Former Department Reference HSI: 200/50
Government Department Ministry of Home Security
Themes Information Services and Propaganda
Subthemes Public opinion and morale, Central and local government
Document Types Reports and Surveys, Official Correspondence
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide
Locations Bristol, China, Egypt, France, Gosport, Italy, Kenya, Norway, Norwich, Oxford, Paignton, Plymouth, Portsmouth, Reading, Shanghai, Somaliland, Sudan, Tunbridge Wells, Ventnor
Organisations General Post Office, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy


A file containing documents relating to government policy on the creation of morale and intelligence reports. Documents in the file include official correspondence on the usefulness of the reports, and the types of information that they should contain; examples of the reports, outlining topics such as public morale, attitudes towards the progress of the war, and public opinion; and a list of people to whom the reports should be distributed.


air raids, intelligence, public morale, threat of invasion

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