By Kurt F. Jensen
Kurt F. Jensen argues that Canada was once a extra lively intelligence companion in the Second global War alliance than has formerly been recommended. He describes Canada’s contributions to Allied intelligence earlier than the warfare all started, in addition to the particularly Canadian actions that began from that time. He finds how the govt created an intelligence association in the course of the struggle to help Allied assets. this can be a convincing portrait of a state with an energetic function in moment global battle intelligence amassing, one who maintains to steer the structure of its present functions.
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Additional resources for Cautious Beginnings: Canadian Foreign Intelligence, 1939-51
During the 1920s and 1930s, the Ottawa (Naval) Intelligence Area sent Canadian naval intelligence officers, on behalf of Admiralty intelligence, to conduct annual tours of each of the American coasts, and to meet with British Consular Reporting Officers residing in British consulates in coastal cities. The collected information consisted largely of details of US naval fleet movements, visiting warships, shore facilities (dry docks and other infrastructure), coastal defences, and communications capabilities.
No structured intelligence collection or analysis of received information was possible with the few people available to carry out the task. Since available information was often of tangential interest only, it was impossible to establish a readership of the material among decision makers whose immediate priorities often lay elsewhere. Foreign Intelligence at the Beginning of the War In the decade following the First World War, the military conducted only one training course on intelligence. L. McNaughton wrote his minister, seeking guidance.
Nothing in the files suggest any motivation, nor do available documents allude to any consideration being given to visiting London. While close co-operation existed between Canada and Britain in all defence matters, exchanges often involved administrative issues rather than innovative initiatives. The decision in favour of visiting Washington may have resulted from as mundane a reason as less expensive travel costs, or may have been tied to the original purpose of the visit, which was to secure equipment.