TERMINAL CONFERENCE

July 1945

PAPERS
AND
MINUTES OF MEETINGS
TERMINAL CONFERENCE

EDITED AND PUBLISHED BY THE
OFFICE, U. S. SECRETARY
OF THE COMBINED CHIEFS OF STAFF
1945

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TABLE
OF
CONTENTS

PAPERS

C.C.S. 462/25 Staff Conversations with Portugal
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 462/26 Staff Conversations with Portugal
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 643/3 Estimate of the Enemy Situation (as of 6 July 1945)
(Report by the Combined Intelligence Committee)

C.C.S. 679/6 Disposition of Captured German Passenger Ships
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 679/7 British Troopship Employment in U.S. Trans-Atlantic Programs, First Half of 1946
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 679/8 Employment of Captured Enemy Ocean-Going Passenger Shipping and British Troopship Employment in U.S. Trans-Atlantic Programs in the First Half of 1946
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 679/9 Employment of Captured Enemy Ocean-Going Passenger Shipping and British Troopship Employment in U.S. Trans-Atlantic Programs in the First Half of 1946
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 706/11 Disposal of Enemy War Materiel in Germany and Austria
(Report by the Combined Administrative Committee)

C.C.S. 706/14 TERMINAL: Disposal of Enemy War Materiel in Germany and Austria
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 842 French and Dutch Participation in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 842/1 French and Dutch Participation in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 842/2 French and Dutch Participation in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 866 Future of Allied Force Headquarters, Mediterranean
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 866/1 Future of Allied Force Headquarters, Mediterranean
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 866/2 Future of Allied Force Headquarters, Mediterranean
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 877 Basic Objectives, Strategy, and Policies
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 877/1 Basic Objectives, Strategy, and Policies
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 877/2 Basic Objectives, Strategy, and Policies
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 877/4 Basic Objectives, Strategy, and Policies
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 877/5 Basic Objectives, Strategy, and Policies
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880 Agenda for the Next United States-British Staff Conference
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/1 Agenda for the Next United States-British Staff Conference
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/2 Agenda for Military Staff Conferences
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/3 Size of Military Staffs for TERMINAL
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/4 Development of Operations in the Pacific
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/5 Agenda for Military Staff Conferences
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/6 Size of Military Staffs for TERMINAL
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/7 Agenda for the Forthcoming Conference
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/8 Planning Date for the End of Organized Resistance by Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/9 Program and Procedure for the Conference
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 880/10 Program and Procedure for the Conference
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 884 Information for the Russians Concerning the Japanese War
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 884/1 Information for the Russians Concerning the Japanese War
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 884/2 Information for the Russians Concerning the Japanese War
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 889 British Contribution to the Final Phase of the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 889/1 British Participation in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 889/2 British Participation in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 889/3 British Participation in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 890 Control and Command in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the Representatives of the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 890/1 Control and Command in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 890/2 Control and Command in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 890/3 Command in Indo-China
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 891 Combined Chiefs of Staff Machinery After the War with Japan
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 891/1 Combined Chiefs of Staff Machinery After the War with Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 892 Progress Report on Operations in the Southeast Asia Command
(Report by the Supreme Allied Commander, Southeast Asia)

C.C.S. 892/2 Directive to the Supreme Allied Commander, Southeast Asia
(Note by the Secretaries)

C.C.S. 893 General Progress Report on Recent Operations in the Pacific
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 893/1 Progress Report on Operations in China, April 1944 through June 1945
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 894 Report on Army Air Operations in the War Against Japan
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 895 Participation of Two French Colonial Infantry Divisions in Far Eastern Operations
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 895/1 Participation of Two French Colonial Infantry Divisions in Far Eastern Operations
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 895/2 Participation of Two French Colonial Infantry Divisions in Far Eastern Operations
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 896 Internationalization of the Danube River
(Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 896/1 Internationalization of the Danube River
(Memorandum by the British Chiefs of Staff)

C.C.S. 897 Provision of Personnel Shipping for the Requirements of Allied Governments
(Report by the Combined Military Transportation Committee in consultation with the Combined Shipping Adjustment Board)

C.C.S. 897/1 Provision of Personnel Shipping for the Requirements of Allied Governments
(Note by the Secretaries)

C.C.S. 900/3 Report to the President and Prime Minister
(Note by the Secretaries)

MINUTES OF MEETINGS
TERMINAL CONFERENCE

C.C.S. 193d Meeting

Program and Procedure for the Conference Estimate of the Enemy Situation
Progress Reports on Operations in the Pacific and Southeast Asia Command
Development of Operations in the Pacific
Report on Army Air Operations in the War Against Japan

C.C.S. 194th Meeting

British Participation in the War Against Japan

C.C.S. 195th Meeting

French and Dutch Participation in the War Against Japan
Staff Conversations with Portugal Southeast Asia and Southwest Pacific Area
Control and Command in the War Against Japan

C.C.S. 196th Meeting

Participation of Two French Colonial Infantry Divisions in Far Eastern Operations
Combined Chiefs of Staff Machinery After the War with Japan
Information for the Russians Concerning the Japanese War
Planning Date for the End of Organized Resistance by Japan
Appointment of Colonel Douglas to Allied Commission in Italy

C.C.S. 197th Meeting

Directive to the Supreme Allied Commander, Southeast Asia
Disposal of Enemy War Materiel in Germany and Austria

C.C.S. 198th Meeting

Basic Objectives, Strategy, and Policies
British Troopship Employment in the U.S. Trans-Atlantic Programs, First Half of 1946
Disposition of Captured German Passenger Ships

C.C.S. 199th Meeting

Employment of Captured Enemy Ocean-Going Passenger Shipping and British Troopship Employment in U.S. Trans-Atlantic Programs in the First Half of 1946
Provision of Personnel Ships for the Requirements of Allied Governments
Command in French Indo-China
Report to the President and Prime Minister
Control of Allied Naval Units other than U.S. at Present Under Command of Seventh U.S. Fleet

C.C.S. 200th Meeting

200th Meeting of the Combined Chiefs of Staff Operations in Southeast Asia Command

MINUTES OF TERMINAL
PLENARY MEETING

Plenary Meeting between the United States and Great Britain

Basic Objectives, Strategy, and Policies
Provision of Supplies and Equipment to Great Britain
Equipment and Supplies for Forces of Occupation other than American
United Kingdom Import Program
British Participation in the War Against Japan

MINUTES OF TERMINAL
TRIPARTITE MILITARY MEETING

Tripartite Military Meeting

Intentions and Plans of the U.S.S.R. with Reference to the Japanese
Japanese Lines of Communication with Manchuria
Strength and Distribution of the Japanese Forces
Employment of U.S. Troops Redeployed from the European Theater
Operations of the U.S. Naval Forces in the War Against Japan
Operations of the U.S. Army Air Forces in the War Against Japan
Operations to Increase Movement of Supplies into China
Operations to Maintain a Line of Communications via the North Pacific
Operations in Southeast Asia

MINUTES OF MEETING
U.S.-U.S.S.R. CHIEFS OF STAFF

Meeting of the Chiefs of Staff of the United States and of the Soviet Union

Establishment of Radio Stations for Transmitting Weather Data
U.S.-U.S.S.R. Zones of Naval and Air Operations in the Sea of Japan
U.S.-U.S.S.R. Zones of Air Operations in Korea and Manchuria
Establishment of Liaison Groups between the American and Soviet Commanders in the Far East
Emergency Port and Airfield Facilities
Line of Communications from Kyushu to Vladivostok
Weekly Report of Operations