The Situation In Malaya - Secret Cabinet Briefing Paper
Two weeks after the murders of the first three European's in Malaya a secret briefing paper was produced by the Colonial Office of the British Government for the British Cabinet. Dated 1st July 1948, the paper covers the following:
Background to Recent Events
Measures to Meet the Situation
Plan of Future Operations
It is now in the public domain on the National Archives website of the UK Government. To read it click here.