By F. H. Hinsley, C. A. G. Simkins

The 1st 3 volumes of the sequence handled the impression of intelligence on process and operations. quantity four analyzes the contribution made by means of intelligence to the paintings of the specialists accountable for countering the threats of subversion, sabotage and intelligence collecting by way of the enemy within the uk and British territories in another country, and impartial international locations. It describes the evolution of the protection intelligence corporations among the wars and the safety state of affairs in September 1939. This quantity experiences the arguments approximately safeguard coverage concerning enemy extraterrestrial beings, Fascists and Communists within the wintry weather of 1939-1940 and through the 5th Column panic in the summertime of 1940. It describes how the protection procedure, nonetheless at the moment inadequately prepared and poorly expert, used to be built into an effective computing device and the way, with worthy support from indications intelligence and different assets and by means of the skillful use of double brokers, the operation of the enemy intelligence providers have been successfully countered. In end, it notes the constant subservience of the Communist occasion to the pursuits of the USSR and the most likely risk to British protection.

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