ABSTRACT

From COI to CIG: Historical Intelligence Documents   [open pdf - 830KB]

"With this edition, 'Studies in Intelligence' inaugurates a series of reprints of important documents that help illustrate the evolution of the CIA [Central Intelligence Agency]. The following documents chronicle presidential decisions leading to the eventual creation of the Agency." Documents include a "Presidential Order establishing a Coordinator of Information (COI) on July 11, 1941"; "Roosevelt's Military Order of 13 June 1942 creating the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)"; "Roosevelt administration press release announcing the creation of the OSS on 13 June 1942"; "Executive Order 9621 of 20 September 1945 abolishing the OSS"; and "Presidential Directive of 22 January 1946 establishing the Central Intelligence Group (CIG)".

Publisher:
Date:
1994
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Center for the Study of Intelligence: https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/index.html
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pdf
Media Type:
application/pdf
Source:
Studies in Intelligence (1995), v.38 no.5, p.111-123
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