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•BRITISH INTELLIGENCE – the delay in the use of German V-BOMB against them was their main achievement during this time.•In 1942 – a female special agent was able to transmit vital information concerning the activities and installations of the main research station at Penemuenda. Its intelligence failed in the defeat of GENERAL MONTGOMERY’S forces at ANNHEIM.
•US INTELLIGENCE – In 1941, The US Strategic Service was established to research and analyze military, political and economic information as it affected the security of the country. US JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFFS – was organized to act in support of the army and the navy in the collection and analysis of strategic information and to be responsible for the planning and operation of special services. US greatest contribution to intelligence was the development of the AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE where coordination of many types of intelligence activities was required to provide adequate knowledge of the successful operation of a complex military force transported over water with the objective of establishing itself on an enemy – held shore against opposition. US successes in WW II were based on personnel drawn from CIVILIAN POPULACE, BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL MEN AND WOMEN.•CHINESE INTELLIGENCE – In 1932, TAI LI – organized the China’s Secret Police to conduct espionage and counterespionage against Japanese Spies and Chinese communist.•SOVIET INTELLIGENCE – AMTORG was organized for the purpose of purchasing all kinds of materials for the Soviet Union.•SMERSH or “DEATH TO SPIES” was organized during the war as counterintelligence concerned with disaffection among Soviet troops and anti-communism in any form. Its five major divisions are: Administration, Operation, Investigation, Prosecution, and Personnel.
POST WAR PERIOD: The superpowers•Soviet Intelligence SystemIt was described as omnipotent and omnipresent for its vast intricate organization involving millions of people. SOVIET COUNTERINTELLIGENCE known as “IRON CURTAIN” signified that no one may cross the borders of the USSR without being detected. This means that all communications are rigidly controlled. Its contribution to modern intelligence was the dissemination of false information designed to mislead and confuse opponents and prospective victims. The MGB – MILITARY INTELLIGENCE AND THE MINISTRY OF STATE SECURITY formerly NKGB was concerned on political espionage and propaganda abroad and for the control of espionage activities of foreign communist countries. The KGBresumed the former function of the old MGB. It is now the official secret police agency of the Soviet Union, in charge of the state security KGBmeans (Commission of State Security) K- Omissija G- Osudarstyennoj B – Ezopasnosti or Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti•British Intelligence SystemIt is composed of several intelligence agencies such as the BRITISH MILITARY INTELLIGENCE DIVISION (MID) which is divided into 20 different departments.