December 18, 1947
Central Intelligence Agency, ORE-62, 'Implementation of Soviet Objectives in Korea'
The CIA analyzes Soviet policy in northern Korea, claiming that it seeks to create a satellite state.
February 06, 1948
Memorandum of Conversation, by the Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Armour)
Three representatives of displaced persons of the Baltic States bring a petition for President Truman.
March 13, 1948
Message, Chamberlin to Headquarters, European Command
Director of the US Army’s Intelligence Division at the Pentagon, Lieutenant General Stephen J. Chamberlin, instructed American military attachés from eight European capitals to meet with one of his subordinates, Colonel Riley F. Ennis, for a conference in Frankfurt am Main in Germany on March 24 to discuss intelligence matters pertaining to Soviet activities in Germany.
March 18, 1948
Central Intelligence Agency, ORE 15/48, 'The Current Situation in Korea'
An intelligence report about both North and South Korea. The report explains what the situation currently is and what is projected to happen with Soviet and American interaction with their respective Koreas.
March 30, 1948
Message, Willems to Chamberlin, Ennis
A memorandum from the US Army's Intelligence Division, detailing the Army’s contingency plan in the event of a communist takeover in Italy's 1948 parliamentary elections.
April 26, 1948
Homi J. Bhabha, 'Note on the Organization of Atomic Energy in India'
A series of notes from Dr. Bhabha detailing important requirements and recommendations for the development of India’s nuclear power capabilities.
April 30, 1948
George F. Kennan, 'The Inauguration of Organized Political Warfare' [Redacted Version]
State Department Policy Planning Director George Kennan outlines, in a document for the National Security Council, the idea of a public committee, working closely with the US government, to sponsor various émigré activities
April 30, 1948
George F. Kennan, 'The Inauguration of Organized Political Warfare'
State Department Policy Planning Director George Kennan outlines, in a document for the National Security Council, the idea of a public committee, working closely with the US government, to sponsor various émigré activities.
May 17, 1948
Memorandum from Edmund A. Gullion to J.K. Gustafson Regarding US Policy towards South Africa
Memo from Edmund Gullion, Special Assistant to the Undersecretary, to J. K. Gustafson of the Atomic Energy Commission summarizing the most important unresolved policy issues between the U.S. and South Africa.
May 26, 1948
Memorandum from J.K Gustafson to C.L. Wilson Regarding Gustafson's Conversation with Anton Gray
Memo from J. K. Gustafson to Carroll L. Wilson, both of the US Atomic Energy Commission, regarding a conversation Anton Gray had with General Smuts, the fourth prime minister of South Africa, about South Africa's uranium development and its effect on relations with the US and the UK.
May 28, 1948
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Director Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar to Bhabha
A letter from S.S. Bhatnagar to Dr. Bhabha informing him of the creation of a Ministry of Scientific Research.
June 14, 1948
Central Intelligence Agency Report, "Effects of Soviet Restrictions on the US Position in Berlin"
Describes effect of Soviet restrictive measures in Berlin on US intelligence and propaganda activities and on operations of the joint military government.
June 21, 1948
Counter Intelligence Corps Reports on the 'Katyn Forest Murders
The U.S. Army investigates what happened in the Katyn Forest in 1940 using the accounts of locals, newspapers, intelligence, and diplomatic correspondence.
July 11, 1948
Record of Conversation between Kim Gu and Liu Yuwan
Kim Gu (Kim Koo) and the Chinese Nationalist Minister Liu Yuwan discuss Kim's participation in the South Korean government, his attendance at a conference in Pyongyang, and the possibility of a Russian-led attack on southern Korea.
August 11, 1948
Letter from Charles F. Knox, Jr., Counselor of Mission at Tel-Aviv, to US Secretary of State, 'Arrival of Minister and Staff of USSR Legation'
Knox reports that the Soviet diplomatic legation at Tel-Aviv is staying in the same hotel as the US legation due to a lack of lodging available to house them.
August 26, 1948
Memorandum of Conversation [Approved for Release, March 2009]
CIA, State Department, Defense Department, and OPC officials discuss establishing a philanthropic organization to sponsor radio broadcasts and other activities of Eastern European émigrés.
September 28, 1948
Central Intelligence Agency Report, "Consequences of a Breakdown in Four-Power Negotiations on Germany"
Summarizes Soviet objectives and strategies in entering into Four-Power discussions about Berlin and Germany.
October 14, 1948
Draft Charter of Committee to Support Émigré Broadcasting [Approved for Release, February 16, 2011]
Draft charter for an émigré-support committee, prepared by the Office of Policy Coordination official Maynard Ruddock
October 18, 1948
Memorandum from A.M. Rosenson to Wendel Regarding Draft Economic Policy Statement
Memo from Alexander M. Rosenson, chief of the monetary affairs staff at the Dept. of State, to Wendel with the economic section of the US policy agenda towards South Africa attached.
December 10, 1948
Central Intelligence Agency Memorandum for the President on the Situation in Berlin
CIA Memorandum for President Truman on US position on Soviet actions in Berlin.