Interagency Working Group (IWG)

Records of the Office of Strategic Services (Record Group 226) 1940-1947

Entry 211

Boxes 1-45. Location: 250/64/32/1. CIA Accession: 85-0215R.

Box # Subject/Record/Information
1 Memo proposing a reconnaissance trip through the northeastern Chinese provinces of Shantung, Hopeh, and Jehol, April 3, 1945, 4 pp. The provinces were said to be the home of "Puppet Armies" that "would take instruction and leadership from the U.S. Forces or the Central Government if they were approached properly." [WN#22871]
Memo from HQ, OSS, SU, Detachment 203, China Theater, requesting permission to carry out a reconnaissance trip to Manchuria, May 17, 1945, 5 pp. The memo argues that the trip would provide a chance to find out about an underground movement called the Anti-Japanese Salvation Corps, and to collect trustworthy intelligence about an area that was probably "the place where the Japanese will attempt their last stand." [WN#22870]
Draft plan to carry out the reconnaissance trip to Manchuria described above, July 6, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#22869]
Operational Plans for the reconnaissance trip to Manchuria described above, codename Ostrich, August 1945, ca., 12 pp. [WN#22865-WN#22866]
Folder entitled "Kaji & POW Projects," January 14, 1945-August 2, 1945, 200 pp. Records relating to the possible use of Japanese exiles, detainees, and/or POWS-held by the Chinese government-to prevail upon their countrymen to "desert, surrender, or take other desired action." The man mentioned most often for this was Wataru Kaji, President of the League of Establishing Democratic Japan. [WN#22857]
List of SI Branch personnel in Greece, January 18, 1945, 7 pp. Three of the men on the list "had never been in Greece at all." [WN#22856]
Reports entitled "Operations in Greece (VII)," ca. April 1, 1944, 9 pp. The reports address "the twin problems of keeping our sub-agents out of politics and maintaining amicable relations with the guerrillas." [WN#22855]
Correspondence from Cairo to [HQ, Greek desk?], November 27, 1943-April 3, 1944, 39 pp. The correspondence is very chatty, and discusses problems with, and between, OSS personnel, agents, and operations in Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and elsewhere. [WN#22855]
Proposed Directive to establish an OSS Mission to the Middle East, "covering the SI side of it," October 17, 1942, 10 pp. [WN#22809]
Interoffice Memo from Africa Section, SI suggesting that "the organization of Mr. James M. Landis, Economic Director for the Middle East, might be used extensively for OSS cover," March 2, 1944, 1 p. [WN#22808]
"Extract of Letter From Penrose Dated 3 March 1944," describing the multiple interrogations of the "bodies which X-2 brought down from Istanbul," 3 pp. The bodies were those of a Mr. and Mrs. Kleckowski and one Wilhelm Hamburger. The memo describes difficulties in carrying out the interrogations, commenting that "the lack of collaboration between X-2 and SI might produce most unfortunate results." [WN#22807]
List of names and assignments of "Greek Sources, 1944," n.d., 3 pp. [WN#22805]
Lists of codenames, operational names, and true names for sources, sub-sources, desk sources, and additional sources in Greece; HQ, SBS in Bari, Italy; and other countries, ca. November 23, 1943-June 10, 1945, 23 pp. [WN#22804]
2 Memorandum from Charles F. Edson, Acting Commanding Officer, OSS, Athens to Commanding Officer, OSS, Cairo, re: Mr. Dimitri Petrou, January 11, 1945, 2 pp. Edson wrote that "SI Greek desk owes more to Mr. Petrou for its successful operations than to any other single person." Petrou wanted to become a US citizen, and Edson wrote "I wish to express with all the force at my command my conviction that OSS is morally bound to do everything in its power to assist Mr. Petrou in his project." [See below.]
[WN#22815]
Letter from Charles F. Edson, Captain, AUS, to Colonel H.S. Aldrich, Chief, OSS/ME, Cairo, Egypt, re: Mr. Dimitri Petrou, February 20, 1945, 1 p. Edson wrote that "Mr. Petrou is completely conversant with all our operations, both in Greece and in Cairo, since the beginning . . .The practical point then arises that as long as we continue to operate in Greece it would be greatly to our disadvantage to have Mr. Petrou 'browned off' at OSS." Edson suggests paying off Petrou and returning him to Athens, "and permit me to employ him on the same basis . . . In this way, he could continue to serve the organization for our period of life here and at the same time be in a position where there would be no reason to fear that he would be anything but friendly to us." [WN#22816]
List of "agents whose meritorious service to OSS and the Allied cause in Greece is thought . . . to be deserving of official recognition from this agency," April 20, 1945, 5 pp. Twelve other agents on a second list deserved recognition too, the cover memo stated, but not until they signed clearance forms and/or returned "various papers and equipment, the retention of which is a security hazard to the OSS." [WN#22819]
Correspondence and reports on German and annexed areas' oil supplies and production, December 23, 1941-June 28, 1942, 75 pp. Many of the reports include the names of the foreign subsidiaries and affiliated companies involved. [WN#22821]
Correspondence and reports on German and annexed areas, and neutral countries,' rubber supplies and production, ca. January 31, 1942-August 3, 1942, 60 pp. Many of the reports include the names of the foreign subsidiaries and affiliated companies involved. One memo includes the suggestion by one Kurt Adler that a disease similar to hoof and mouth disease "be transmitted into Germany through packages sent from a neutral country." The beauty of the plan, according to Adler, was that the disease could not be transmitted to humans, and so was therefore not a violation of the Hague Convention. [WN#22821]
Message describing the public health and political situations in Moldavia, Rumania, October 25, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#22826]
Messages to Bucharest and Cairo, January 13 and 15, 1945, 1 p., regarding need to "tighten up and re-evaluate" the Balkan intelligence program in light of reduced staffing. Among the measures that needed to be taken was to "explore discreetly possibilities of actual SI undercover activities through 'fences' whose means you would not question as long as results were gained." [WN#22884-WN#22885]
Message from Bucharest describing tension between Maniu, "Head of National Peasants," and Vushinski, November 26, 1944, 1 p. [WN#22882]
Cable about the OSS possibly working with the German Anti-Nazi group, National Komitee Freies Deutschland Fuer Den France, December 1, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#22880]
3 Folder entitled "Contact Reports, ca. May 1945, 55 pp. The folder contains a memo on the intelligence needs of the MO Branch, an assessment of personalities in Malaya and Thailand (Chinese and others), a report of a rumor that "U.S. representatives in Yalta have reached a secret agreement with the Russians that Korea would become a sphere of Russian influence," a memo of a conversation among people affiliated with the Institute of Pacific Relations about the organization of the United Nations, a "List of Questions Relating to the Views of National Delegations and Individual Delegates on the Post-War Treatment of Japan," and a summary of the "Official and Unofficial Views of Representatives of Various Countries toward the Treatment to Be Afforded Japan during the Final Phases of the War, the Transition to Military Occupation, and Later." The copy of the questions on the post-war treatment of Japan was specifically for Russia, and the last memo addresses the separate views of Britain and Russia. [WN#22900-WN#22901]
Folder with records relating to what type of training the agency needed to provide its staff in the post-war world, ca. September 16, 1944-March 27, 1946, ca. 100 pp. [WN#22911]
4 Folder with records relating to what type of training the agency needed to provide its staff in the post-war world, ca. January 1945-January, 1946, ca. 100 pp. [WN#22912]
Messages regarding the possibility of parachuting agents into Austria to "explore resistance possibilities," November 21-December 11, 1944, 5 pp. The memo includes the assessment that "This setup seems to us one of the best we have been able to turn up," and the caution that "This group has no objection to agent of Jewish extraction, but if obvious clearly increases the hazards." [WN#22915]
Cable on the pressing need to get four "merchant seamen, Yugoslav nationals" sent to Bari, Italy in early 1944 back to the US, October 6, 1944, 3 pp. The men's presence was "a distinct burden and a problem." [WN#22916]
Message containing information obtained from the Turkish Military Attaché in Bucharest, Romania, on the number and types of troops defending the Romanian front, July 30, 1944, 1 pp. [WN#22917]
Reports from the Bari office on the situation in Romania, September 23-October 12, 1944, 11 pp. The reports comment on internal political strife, resentment against the Russians, and the presence of large numbers of Japanese in Bucharest. [WN#22921]
Dispatches establishing where one Hilda Monte, "killed on mission out of Switzerland into Austria for OSS April 1945,"was buried, June 6-August 14, 1946, 7 pp. Her parents wanted to know. [WN#22927]
Memorandum of conversation about placing agent informers in certain of the Department of Justice Enemy Alien Camps, March 13, 1943, 3 pp. [WN#22936]
Folder entitled "Augur Cables, Chronological file of outgoing cables," from OSS, China Theater, September 12-November 3, 1945, 34 pp. Augur was the special indicator on all communications pertaining to plans to maintain US intelligence activities in China after the war. Since China was friendly to the US, "every effort should be made to convey the impression that intelligence activities will cease entirely when U.S. Forces retire from China." The need for secrecy meant that an almost entirely new staff had to be recruited, since the Chinese working for the OSS up to that time were largely motivated by patriotism. One possible source of personnel was "a number of Korean American enlisted men inducted into Army at OSS request by special arrangement . . . whereunder OSS has right to discharge at any time. . . ." [WN#22939]
Folder entitled "SSU Operations in South America," January 22 and April 22, 1946, 23 pp. Among the records is a memo stating that the SSU needs to start planning for operations in South America, and a draft SOP. The memo states that only one person in the agency has experience in Latin American affairs, one Ensign SerVaas, who had a "conspicuously successful career in Central and South America during the war years." [WN#22940]
Letter assessing the situation in Algeria, November 21, 1942, 3 pp. The letter discusses the ethnic and religious makeup of the population, discusses the activities of the Oulamed movement and the reactionary and Fascist political groups, and supplies the names of suggested contacts. [WN#22945]
List of possible contacts in France, June 8, 1943, 5 pp. [WN#22947]
Lists of SI Personnel overseas ca. January-February 1, 1945, 14 pp. [WN#22957]
Cable to Cairo, Istanbul, and Beirut announcing and explaining the reorganization of SSU HQ, June 17, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#22960]
5 Cable to Madsan, Madrid with directions on how to interrogate "Letsch" to obtain information about "Professor Debye," July 22, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#22965]
Cable to Paris regarding setting up a Safe Haven Committee in Madrid, May 26, 1945, 2 pp. The dispatch includes assessments of the "Airedale" intelligence source, one of the points being that Airedale needed to recruit different people. They were "still utilizing to great extent type of men who were invaluable during hostilities," the dispatch complains, but now they need to turn to "bankers, industrialists and strategically placed political contacts." [WN#22968]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-May 1944," containing cables with or about information supplied by German Foreign Ministry official turned OSS source Fritz Kolbe, January 28 & May 1-29, 1944, 45 pp. Kappa was Kolbe's codename. [WN#22970]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-June," June 1-16, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#22971]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-July," July 1-26, 1944, 90 pp. [WN#22972]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-August," August 4-26 1944," 40 pp. [WN#22973]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-March," March 1-24, 1945, 16 pp. [WN#22974]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-April," April 2-9,1945, 26 pp. [WN#22975]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-September and October," September 6-October 27, 1944, ca., 36 pp. An undated cable from Bern, Switzerland reports that "General Keppler of the SS is vigorously opposed to Nazi atrocities and is contact with anti-Nazi elements in the Wehrmacht." [WN#22976]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-November," November 18-27, 1944, 24 pp. [WN#22977]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-December," December 1-27, 1944, 11 pp. Cables of the 26th and 27th mention Switzerland refusing entry to "non-political industrialist and technical men" who used to work for the Nazis, but were now trying to escape. The Swiss apparently feared being overrun with German refugees, and wanted to show the US and Britain that it was not accepting people who worked for the Nazis. The OSS, on the other hand, very much wanted a chance to talk with the men. Thus, this "laudable but somewhat undiscriminating Swiss effort keep out Germans is serious handicap to SI activities." [WN#22978]
Folder entitled "KAPPA-January 1945," January 4-31, 1945, 21 pp. [WN#22979]
Folder entitled "Theta KAPPA," December 29, 1943-July 11, 1944, 17 pp. [WN#22980]
Message from Istanbul, Turkey, September 15, 1945, 1 p. Topics covered include the eagerness of Turkish police to let American agencies know the identity of Russian agents, and the fact that the Communists inserted advertisements into O.W.I. magazines in order to spread their own propaganda. [WN#22989]
Message to Istanbul, January 25, 1944, 1 p. The message is about the possible use of a man named Friedman. It notes that he was highly recommended, but warns that "Friedman is Zionist . . . Before making any arrangements with him, suggest you discuss with Packey matter of Zionists penetrating your organization." [WN#22990]
Message describing political developments in Romania, November 6, 1944, 1 p. [WN#22998]
Telegram from Washington passing on a tip from a source that there were "well organized" groups of Frenchmen in Memel and Dortmund prepared to pass on information about troop movements and railroad traffic, February 17, 1944, 1 p. The telegram ends by noting that "The Chicago bears are foot ball champs." [WN#23016]
Message from Rome to Caserta, Italy discussing problems arising out of Frances's claim to the Val D'Aosta Region, February 28, 1945, 2 pp. A French intelligence official informed the OSS that he had a directive from De Gaulle saying, in effect "that France has political objective in Val D'Aosta Region with annexation claims probable." Further, France informed the Allies that it opposed the appointment of one Major Adam, an Italian, as the Commander of the partisans in the area, "because he is against French political policy for Region." The French intelligence official cited above "confides incredibility of French position but states emphatically it is none the less a fact." [WN#23032]
Message from Rome to Washington passing on information from Source Tokyo Oriole regarding Japan, March 7, 1945, 1 p. Tokyo Oriole reported that the government was preparing "enormous propaganda" to prepare the public for Germany's collapse, and warned of "secret preparations to prepare strong blow" to minimize the effects. Further, plans were already in place "to take immediate offensive against 'Russia on Far East Frontier.' " [WN#23032]
Messages proposing that the OSS pay the Italian Military Attaché who headed the Servizio Informazioni Militare (SIM) in Sofia, Turkey, November 14 & 16, 1944, 2 pp. The arrangement was suggested by SIM, the Italian military intelligence service, which apparently had no funds to send to Sofia. In return, the Attaché would "report discreetly to OSS Sofia all information." [WN#23034]
Message regarding an agreement on how to support the Comitato di Liberazione Nazionale per l'Alta Italia (CLNAI), December 1, 1944, 2 pp. The agreement reached included the understanding that mass airdrops were inadvisable "except as may be necessary to keep Air Force happy and the available planes busy." [WN#23035]
6 Message to Florence regarding the finances of the Comitato di Liberazione Nazionale (CLN), February 9, 1945, 1 p. The message explained that a new agreement allowed for "SOE [Britain's Special Operations Executive]
and OSS to act as transportation for dropping metropolitan notes to partisans." The message includes suggestions "to offset possibility of cousins getting all credit for financing CLN." [WN#23040]
Messages regarding political developments in Yugoslavia, April 29, 1945, 3 pp. The messages passed on information from a source inside the government who met with Tito. [WN#23041]
Message from Bucharest, Romania, ca. March 12, 1 p. Message quotes "reliable independent sources escaping from Budapest" as saying that a seemingly minor employee of the Swiss Legation in Budapest turned out to be the "chief Russian intelligence service for Hungary." Further, former representatives of the Polish government in London were "being systematically picked up by NKVD." [WN#23042]
Message from Rome describing political developments in Italy, ca. March 13, 1945, 2 pp. Message describing Japanese efforts to maintain control in Nanking, China, March 21, ca.1945, 1 p. [WN#23042]
Message describing events in Japan, ca. March 30, 1945, 1 p. The message describes Tokyo as being under a "terroristic regime" after a successful assassination attempt on the General Staff, and a feeling among the public that the only hope for a Japanese victory "lies in Russia remaining neutral in Pacific war." [WN#23043]
Message describing a possible deal between Moslems, Buddhists and Catholics in India, ca. March 1945, 1 p. The deal called for Moslems and Buddhists to not obstruct Catholic missionaries, and in return "Market would use its influence to facilitate India becoming a British Dominion." [WN#23043]
Message describing Communist propaganda activity in Nanking, ca. April 12, 1945, 1 p. The Japanese did not oppose the activity, the message says, because the Communists "are fundamentally opposed to Chiang Kai-shek." [WN#23043]
Message regarding the activities of the Ethiopian delegation to the conference held to set up the United Nations, April 14, 1945, 1 p. The message states that the delegation was going to sound out the possibility of becoming part of the British Dominion or an independent state confederated with the US. "Main objective of this maneuver will be to obtain Eritrea as an outlet to the sea." [WN#23043]
Message about what was being said about the war in the Japanese press, ca. May 1945, 1 p. The Japanese government was stressing friendship with Russia, "whom by intense Japanese propaganda is presented as a liberator of peoples." [WN#23046]
Message mentioning a report "produced by Major Irvine's Insurance Intelligence Unit concerning compensation payments to Fascists by ___ insurance companies," [The blank word is crossed out in the original]
, May 17, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23046]
Message regarding OSS denial of involvement in the "Malaga Incident," May 26, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23046]
Message regarding discussions among Soviet, Japanese, and Manchukuo representatives about the possibility of the Japanese emperor renouncing the Manchukuo throne and establishing a Communist regime there, ca. May 28, 1945, 1 p. Manchukuo "would detach itself from Japan and conclude alliance with Russia." [WN#23046]
Message regarding Arab unrest in the Middle East, ca. June 2, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23046]
Message to Rome about lower level operatives in Italy, May 13, 1945, 2 pp. One of the people was SI Agent Luigi Segre, who received "20 years at absentia trial in Rome." The writer of the message suggested "we sneak him to you, Milan or Florence, for detailed CSDIC," and said that Segre would be kept in hiding until an answer was received. "Looks as tho plenty work here and can't bother with interrogations." [WN#23054]
Message asking for an investigation into the security breach that revealed Czech government official Dr. Albert Dutka to be an OSS source, April 27, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23058]
Message stating that two French officers originally on their way to Austria, but captured by the Gestapo in Northern Italy, have an "inside lead to alleged torture and murder of OSS Captain Hall," ca. May 10, 1945, 1 p. The message continues, "Capt. Hollingshead of SI has mission to track down perpetrators and intends to work subjects into his Austrian mission." [WN#23058]
Message suggesting that the requests for "huge transfers of money and property" uncovered in a postal intercept "may be Safehaven," ca. July 16, 1945, 2 pp. The requests for the transfer came from Carla Ferretti di Castel Ferretto in Sweden to her lawyer in Rome, with the money and property to go to Dutch subject Caterina Kloopmann van Halmaell. [WN#23059]
Cable from Vanderblue to Donovan on the possibility of the OSS establishing a mission in Moscow similar to the one already established there by the British SOE, October 21, 1943, 1 p. [WN#23077]
Cable describing meetings between British and Polish Government-in-Exile officials, March 3 1945, 2 pp. At the first meeting, Polish Chief of Staff General Kopanski told Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke "that it is up to British to untangle mess into which they dragged Polish Army." The second meeting was between British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and acting Commander-in-Chief of the Polish Armed Forces General Anders. The meeting was described as "fifteen minutes violent recriminations by Anders, fifteen minutes violent retort by Churchill accompanied by fist pounding table. Half hour of Anders retort equally vituperative manner. Balance of interview extremely pleasant consisting largely small talk." The meeting was said to have "convinced Churchill of uselessness trying to influence High Command Polish Forces and has united all Polish military behind Anders." [WN#23100]
Cable outlining the conditions under which representatives of the Polish government in exile in London would go to Moscow to negotiate the formation of a new Polish provisional government, March 6, 1945, 2 pp. The cable closes with the information that "London Poles at highest levels are convinced that President Roosevelt is mortally ill and that within few weeks new administration will assume power in USA which they maintain will be isolationist and Anti-Soviet favoring Polish cause." [WN#23100]
Cable reporting differences of opinion as to whether or not sixteen delegates of the Polish underground who went to Moscow were still alive, May 25, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23085]
Cable discussing the availability of, and the "ageing" process necessary for, counterfeit Siamese Tical and Japanese Burmese notes, February 17, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#23099]
Cable requesting an investigation of one Rosli Battig who claimed the Swiss arrested her because she helped US POWs escape to France, December 13, 1944, 1 p. [WN#23109]
Memo from Bern, Switzerland regarding reaction to a "new Magyar government formed under occupation" in Hungary, March 24, 1944, 1 p. Hungary's assets in Switzerland included "thirty million francs gold," so the Bern office suggested "warning neutrals against any action permitting German control puppet Magyar Government from stealing such assets for benefit Germany." [WN#23114]
Cable discussing OSS relations with Belgian sources, February 10, 1945, 2 pp. The British had a much longer relationship with the Belgians than the US, and so "have succeeded in obtaining the great majority of the better agents." With an eye to the future, the memo suggests arranging to have OSS Colonel Pflieger, who did good work with the Belgians, placed in the position of OSS liaison to the American Embassy in Belgium. Placing him at the embassy "would have the further advantage of perpetuating OSS activities after the shooting stops." [WN#23103]
Raw cable data with information from or about German Foreign Ministry official turned OSS source Fritz Kolbe, ca. March 30-Octover 9, 1944, ca. 200 pp. [WN#23124]
7 Cable describing intelligence work in Algeria, November 16, 1943, 2 pp. The cable describes most government employees as being technically under Vichy control, but "for most part are anti-Vichy and are whole heartedly working for cause." [WN#23125]
Cable about providing support for the Italian Maquis, December 1, 1943, 2 pp. The cable states that the fighting morale of the Italians in the Maquis was not high because of a "lack of encouragement, supplies and general disintegration following armistice." [WN#23125]
Cable mentioning the possibility that three Americans agents in San Vottorio could be released in exchange for three SS men, September 1, 1944, 1 p. [WN#23125]
Cable warning that the Gestapo arrested "Poppy, daughter of Opium, President of Floris and other literary groups," July 16, 1943. Since Poppy had connections "with practically all Resistance, Patriotic, and Radio groups Southern France," the cable called for a strong effort to "intervent [sic]
with German authorities to prevent maltreatment." [WN#23126]
Raw cable data with information from or about German Foreign Ministry official turned OSS source Fritz Kolbe, ca. December 3, 1943-March 28, 1944, ca. 150 pp. [WN#23127]
Cable forwarding the request of Colonel Gano, Intelligence Director of the Polish General Staff in London, for OSS help in getting out of Romania six Poles "in grave danger capture Soviet NKVD," September 28, 1944, 1 p. [WN#23150]
Cable denying OSS involvement in a leak of information to the Czechs that compromised Dr. Albert Dutka as an OSS source, May 14, 1945, 1 p. The cable suggests that Dutka was betrayed by either himself or his source. [WN#23155]
Cable from Paris describing a meeting with a Colonel De Wavrins, June 9, 1945, 3 pp. The cable passed on De Wavrins' threat that he had documents which, if released to the public "would enable him to have our organization immediately put out of France," and "start the most intense Anti-American campaign" ever seen. De Wavrins was unhappy over being denied permission to establish a visa control bureau in the US and replace a liaison officer in Washington. [WN#23159]
Cable from Paris complaining of FBI refusal to allow Lt. Col. Manuel and Capt. Mella of France to visit the US, May 10, 1945, 1 p. The men were very helpful to the OSS, the writer stated, and thus the refusal of permission for the visit was very embarrassing. "In my opinion this is time for show down with FBI. They should be forced to put their cards on the table. . . ." [WN#23176]
Cable reporting a source's contention that the Czech government had decided to allow a US military mission in Prague, May 18, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23176]
Cable warning that one Gilbert Francois Pallud, said to be "in American uniform vicinity Avallon," was a dangerous Gestapo Agent, ca. 1945, 1 p. [WN#23184]
Cable from Stonborough in Toulouse, France to Gamble in Paris, stating that it would be "unwise to close up or reduce Schoonmakers Cognac Show as long as Operation Independence is likely to come off," ca. 1945, 1 p. [WN#23186]
Cable forwarding a French proposal to send "double agent line crossers for counter espionage info.," November 12, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#23193]
Cable requesting a trace on one Dittmar Walter, who claimed he was the ringleader of a minor mutiny at the SS Officer Training School in Dachau in 1938, April 11, 1945, 1 p. At the time he was considering employment either in redoubt or against the Werewolves. [WN#123198]
8 Cable from Bonnet Lapin to Turnip Paris with a complaint that the CIC 7th Army in 1st French Army Territory would not turn an OSS agent over to the OSS, April 1945, 1 p. [WN#23201]
Cable from Spearhead to Turnip in Strasbourg, France transmitting the SCI 12th AG report for the week ending 25 February, February 26, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23205]
Cable from Melanie to Gamble in Paris asking for details about a report that an MI 6 unit in 9th Army Territory, and one in Luxembourg, were both "sent packing by US Army authorities in uncivil manner," ca. 1945, 1 p. Melanie continues that "Paulson at 21 AG highly exercised and some suspicion OSS instrumental this move." [WN#23206]
Cable asking for information on one "Lubke," who organized a "so called anti-Fascist movement" in the Bonn area, ca. January 1945, 2 pp. Lubke stated that he was in a number of concentration camps since 1933, and was President of Bundderkonzentrationare since 1940. He was "apparently commonly regarded as a bold an [sic]
imaginative crook." [WN#23211]
Message suggesting that personal contact be established with Gerhard Wolf, former German Consul General in Florence, January 8, 1945, 2 p. Message states that "Ripper" believed that with Wolf and Von Neurath, German Consul in Lugano, contact could be established with Rudolf Rahn, the German Ambassador to the Italian Fascists in Fasano. Then, with that flow of intelligence established, "eventually surrender of German Armies in Italy might conceivably be negotiated." [WN#23217]
List of American wounded in Romanian hospitals, August 26, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#23226]
Message passing on a request for permission to trade "Fiala and Roth" to the Germans for "two ace British agents" who were believed to be in enemy hands and facing trial and/or execution in Berlin, October 27, 1944, 1 p. [WN#23236]
Message relaying information that Prince Peter, the Greek Army liaison with US and British forces, would soon be relieved of his duties, April 2, 1943, 1 p. Peter's problems were "Greek political indiscretions." To wit: "His gloriously beautiful wife Princess Irene, who is both White Russian and red headed, is suspected of pro-Axis activity and of using her welcome charms for unwelcome political purposes." Message from Amoss to Donovan confirming the carrying out of orders to spread rumors among Italians in Alexandria, Asmara and Tripoli, and among Egyptians in Cairo, April 12, 1943, 1 p. The rumors were about the US and/or Switzerland blocking Mussolini's request for asylum. [WN#23242]
Message on British-Greek relations, April 13, 1943, 1 p. The message states that the British plan to impose a king on the Greeks after the war was now public, "and resistance groups in Greece are restive." [WN#23242]
Message passing on comments by King George about Princess Irene, April 19, 1943, 1 p. In a conversation with the message's writer, King George said he had heard that Irene was persona non grata in Washington. The King went on to say that she "is no princess but kept by his nephew," and to characterize her as "a threat to the Allied cause, an Axis agent and also a threat to himself and also an accomplished blackmailer with enough on important people to force her way anywhere." The King admitted even he was afraid of her. Apparently Washington's feelings about Princess Irene were not supposed to get back to the King, as the message writer asks HQ to check on the source of the leak. [WN#23242]
Message describing political developments in Greece, July 1, 1943, 1 p. [WN#23243]
Message from 162 to Duke regarding the use of "James," July 13, 1943, 1 p. 162 does not say what James did to make his use an issue, but explains that he,162, discussed the case with a representative of the FBI, the local head of the S.I.S., and a couple of generals, and they have no objections. "James already has done many difficult and kind things for top American Army and diplomatic officials and for Greek Cabinet Ministers," 162 points out, and James' personal qualities "have won him the support of most important officers in three armies." [WN#23243]
Message passing on a report from Source Typhoid regarding the British Armistice Control Commission in Bucharest, October 14, 1944, 1 p. Typhoid felt that the Commission was "still floundering about." [WN#23247]
Message suggesting that the OSS might take over a radio station controlled by the Hungarian Legation to the Vatican, ca. September 7, 1944, 1 p. [WN#23250]
Message regarding possible Russian intent to remove 700,000,000 lei from Romanian Customs, September 9, 1944, 1 p. [WN#23250]
SICE Report #9 from Bari for the two weeks ending 9 September 1944, September 12, 1944, 9 pp. [WN#23250]
SICE Weekly Report #12 from Bari for the week ending 30 September, October 2, 1944, 11 pp. [WN#23250]
Letter explaining that at least one of the men sentenced to death after the "Malaga Incident" might be a US Agent, April 26, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#23253]
SICE Weekly Report #4 from Bari for the week ending 29 July 1944, August 1, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#23253]
Cable from Zenda in Bordeaux to Climax in Paris, stating, in part, that they were looking for the "German Secret Weapons expert recently flown into Royan to set up something believed to be known as V-4," April 21, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23265]
Cable outlining Vatican plans to avoid widespread destruction of property by the Germans during an evacuation of Northern Italy, December 3, 1944, 3 pp. The plan, representing the views of the highest ecclesiastical authorities in Northern Italy, included descriptions of negotiations among the Church, the Germans, and the CLNAI. Probably the most significant conclusion to be drawn from the plan's existence, the cable states, is confirmation of the German desire to evacuate the area. The fear that without a plan the Germans might cause severe destruction was real, the Cable concluded, but the writer realized that "our military authorities will probably have little interest in easing German getaway even tho [sic]
cost thereof may fall heavily on Italian civil population." [WN#23276]
Message from Istanbul about dealing with German property and sympathizers in post-war Turkey, May 29, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23300]
Message discussing the ramifications of the expulsion from Turkey of both a British and US military mission, September 27 [1944?]
, 1 p. [WN#23300]
Message on Russian military strength in Bulgaria, March 28, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23301]
Message describing Turkish caiques traffic between Istanbul and Burgas, March 28, 1945, 1 p. The Russian personnel at control stations along the route were "ridiculing and insulting" the caiques crews. [WN#23301]
Message passing on a rumor that ELAS (Ethnikos Lakos Apeleftherotikos Stratos, the Greek Popular Liberation Army) arrested the crew of an American service caique at Karies on Mt. Athos in September 1944 and later executed them, April 3, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23301]
Message passing on a disputed report that a Greek named Pindaritis asked Yugoslav leader Tito for arms in order to stage a Communist revolution in Greece, April 7, 1945, 1 p. The message says that Tito referred Pindaritis to USSR Headquarters in Sofia, who forwarded the request to Moscow, who replied "No, not now, however stand by until Greek elections and we will then see that you get sufficient indirect aid to win them." [WN#23305]
Telegram assessing Swedish cooperation with the OSS as increasing but "tempered by Swedish desire to maintain at least framework of neutrality," August 28, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#23319]
Telegram regarding Danes trained in police camps in Sweden, October 7, 1944, 1 p. The Swedes gave "all possible assistance, equipment and facilities to these Danes." [WN#23321]
Telegram assessing a Norwegian proposal to send two Norwegian battalions from Sweden to North Finland to join Finnish Army to fight against the Germans, October 7, 1944 2 pp. [WN#23321]
9 Message regarding developments in Java, Dutch East Indies, October 4, 1945, 2 pp. The message includes sources' opinions that "Soekarno" only worked with the Japanese out of expediency, and that he was willing to accept an international trusteeship under the United Nations for Indonesia, even with Dutch administration. [WN#23331]
Message from Fisher to Wilkinson assessing the situation in Java, October 15, 1945, 2 pp. Fisher felt that the only solution was for British forces to "take control of whole island and maintain that position until negotiations acceptable to the nationalists are safely underway." Fisher also recommended that all obvious signs of US support for the Dutch be removed, pointing out that the Dutch used trucks, pistol holders and signal equipment marked "U.S.A." [WN#23331]
Message regarding developments in Java, November 22, 1945, 2 pp. The message tells of a meeting with Colonel Spoor, Chief of Dutch Intelligence, who claimed that the "Java Japanese were joining up in strength with Indonesians." Spoor wanted the world to know that "we are still fighting Japs," and proposed a plan to speed up total Japanese surrender of Java. [WN#23331]
Message describing negotiations between British representatives and ELAS leader Bakirdzis, January 14, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23334]
Message describing developments within ELAS, March 1, 1945, 1 p. The message tells about ELAS receiving weapons from Yugoslav leader Tito and of splits within the organization. [WN#23335]
Cable to Dulles for Berding USFET, regarding the organization of Dr. William Hoettl, a deputy chief of the Nazi Reichssicherheitshauptamt, July 31, 1945, 2 pp. This cable was a paraphrase of one sent to Deane from General Donovan. The cable says that during the war Hoettl headed an "organized German network" of agents in the Balkans to work against the Soviets. Now a prisoner, Hoettl offered to turn the network over to US forces, "implying it was to be used against the Russians." The OSS was "to take up with Russia methods of getting rid of Hoettl's whole organization," a task assigned to Allen Dulles. [WN#23347]
Cable regarding internal OSS differences over contact with one Hans Helmut Wolff, August 23, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23348]
Message about the possibility of "large scale OSS program exploiting Austrian intelligence and resistance via Weiser Group," January 19, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23351]
Cables regarding staffing for the SSU station in Copenhagen, August 11, 1945-February 28, 1946, 4 pp. The last cable ends "Nulls for nonsense. Romeo Romeo where for is that new whitewall tire." [WN#23359]
Message from Koke regarding political situation in Java, November 17, [1945?]
, 2 pp. The message gives the highpoints of a conversation between Koke and one Abdulkadir. [WN#23366]
Messages regarding friction between US and British operations in Southeast Asia, May 30-June 26, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#23369]
Message from Campbell to Bluechel regarding British resentment of SSU operations in India, December 1, 1945, 1 p. Campbell called the British "extremely jealous" of the US presence in India, stating that any SI representative sent to India faced "inevitable compromise by hostile British." [WN#23371]
Message describing intelligence gathering difficulties in Rangoon, Burma, January 2, 1946, 1 p. [WN#23371]
Message from Taylor to Wood warning of security lapses, December 12, 1945, 1 p. Wood warned Taylor that one Eleanor Hastings knew too much about operations which were "none of her business." Further, Hastings told Wood that Taylor used a native employee to cover a speech by Indian leader Nehru. "This exceedingly dangerous since as you know we are not allowed to operate in British Territory." [WN#23380]
Message from Taylor regarding the Iris Staff in Asia, December 12, 1945, 2 pp. First the message requests the withdrawal of Eleanor Hastings of the Iris Staff for asking too many questions about SSU activities which did not concern her. "Owing to poor security on part of various SSU men, she is now in possession much detailed top secret information about activities of all branches, including X-2." Second, the cable warns of a looming crisis over the status of Iris enlisted personnel "owing to policy of new Theater Commander and frequent inspections." The new policy would force all commanding officers to enforce "strict G.I. setup" on matters of uniform, messing, military courtesy and non-fraternization. "This will seriously handicap professional activities of Iris personnel and will utterly destroy morale of individuals like Bulkley [in Bangkok]
, who is already neurotic about whole business." [WN#23370]
Message to all stations except Colombo and Delhi requesting that more attention be devoted to preparation of long range activities, ca. December 27, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23378]
Messages discussing difficulties in intelligence gathering and developing US commercial contacts in Indonesia, January 4 and 28, 1946, 3 p. [WN#23379]
Cable about Polish-Swedish economic relations, September 6, 1945, 2 p. The cable mentions that under an agreement, "Poles not allowed accepting Swedish gold payment. Sweden therefore delivering goods in exchange for coal." [WN#23383]
Message from the Director, OSS, stating that one Fred Brown was going be arrested on a charge of "intelligence with enemy and treason," November 16, 1945, 1 p. Brown was personally responsible for the arrest of "a French general, leader of resistance Nice Region." [WN#23398]
Messages regarding post war intelligence gathering in India, November 19 and 20, 1945, 15 pp. [WN#23408]
Cables relating to developments in Indonesia, Burma, Vietnam and other countries, November 16-21, 1945, 16 pp. [WN#23409]
Cables relating to peacetime intelligence gathering in the Far East, September 18, 1945, 8 pp. [WN#23411]
10 Folder entitled "Incoming Saint/Amzon Germany 1-50" containing cables relating to counterintelligence received in the American Zone of Occupation in Germany, July 9-August 31, 1945, 77 pp. One of the cables of July 10 refers to having no choice but to inform the Russians about a case, since they probably knew all about it anyway. The Russians probably knew about the case because of a "doublecross by Hoettl's group or monitoring or arrest of agents." [WN#23418]
Folder entitled "In.Saint Pl.Amzon Oct," containing cables relating to counterintelligence received in the American Zone of Occupation in Germany October 1-29, 1945, 25 pp. The cable for October 10 suggests interviewing [Walter]
Schellenberg about his March 19, 1943 meeting with Hitler at which he supposedly persuaded Hitler not to invade Switzerland. [WN#23419]
List dated April 9, 1946 of advances outstanding as of March 31, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#23437]
Report for December 1945 from the SI Mission to Switzerland, January 4, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#23438]
Report for December 1945 from the SSU Mission to Switzerland, January 15, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#23438]
Progress Report of X-2 for December, January 1, 1946, 1 p. [WN#23438]
. Includes a report of 260 truck loads of gold stolen by the Germans and shipped out of Switzerland with Swiss connivance. "The matter is delicate: the informants wish to be paid handsomely." Progress Report of the Iberian Desk for March 1946, 1 p. [WN#23439]
Progress Report of the SSU, WD Mission to Austria, March 30, 1946, 5 pp. [WN#23440]
Cable regarding the request by high Swiss Federal Police officials to "study files and archives" in Germany and Austria and carryout an interrogation of an unnamed subject, November 27, 1945, 2 pp. The cable's writer stated that agreeing to the Swiss request "will undoubtedly rebound to our advantage here and to American intelligence interests." [WN#23443]
Cable discussing the creation of a peacetime intelligence network in China, September 18, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#23451]
Cable discussing intelligence gathering in Siam, October 31, 1945, 2 pp. The Siamese had no objection to an overt SSU presence, the writer stated, but the British would probably object because "it creates precedent which Russians and others might try to follow." [WN#23451]
Cable recommending that the SSU office in Rangoon, Burma be ostensibly closed and the intelligence officer reassigned to the State Department as a military liaison officer, January 4, 1946, 1 p. The cable's writer felt that between British opposition to the US presence in Burma, and the ongoing Burmese revolution, "my scope would be much broader for future as military liaison officer rather than what is known definitely as intelligence officer." [WN#23451]
Cables reporting the threat of one Kurt Weiner, a former Bern agent, to expose relations between the Swiss SR and the OSS unless the Swiss annulled a fifteen month judgement against Weiner for being a foreign agent, November 14 and 20, 1945, 3 pp. "Swiss SR take matter very seriously." [WN#23454]
Message with directions for closing or reorganizing operations in Cairo, Athens, and Istanbul, February 19, 1946, 1 p. [WN#23460]
Message with directions to the Chief of Mission, Turkey for scaling back operations, February 27, 1946, 1 p. [WN#23460]
Message with directions for "Hudson" upon arriving in Istanbul, March 14, 1946, 1 p. He was to "place highest emphasis obtaining intelligence on Iranian and North Turkey frontiers." [WN#23460]
Message regarding cover designations for employees in Cairo, Istanbul, and Athens, April 5, 1946, 1p. All the designations have "US" in the title, the message explains, "Since American nationality of individuals obvious." [WN#23460]
Message from Bangkok to Singapore regarding Reuters being government subsidized, February 17, 1946, 1 p. [WN#23462]
Message passing on information from a British paramilitary operations officer regarding developments in Cambodia and Siam, March 1, 1946, 1 p. [WN#23463]
Message to commanding officers in Delhi, Rangoon, Bangkok, Saigon, Batavia, and Medan with directions for liquidating their detachments, March 5, 1946, 2 pp. Extra directions for Rangoon, Saigon and Bangkok say that "you are reminded that locally employed war crimes personnel should be denied access to our office installations." [WN#23463]
Message describing unrest in Indonesia, March 5, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#23463]
Message describing "Paramilops Thai-FIC Border," March 7, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#23463]
Message describing military situation in Vietnam, November 29, 1945, 1 p. The message says in part that "Gen. Chang Fa Quei's Two Side Army says Liaison Bureau advises Ho Chi Minh's gov't. They fear Ho ties with Communists but as yet uncovered none." [WN#23464]
Message on Communism in Siam, December 12, 1945 1 p. [WN#23464]
Message on Chinese-Siamese relations, December 28, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23464]
Message admonishing Beirut, Lebanon that "handling of Tavakkalna and compromising instructions unfortunate security breach and bad operational judgement," February , 1946, 1 p. [WN#23466]
Message reminding field stations that the "existence of X-2 stations under State cover is classified secret," February 11, 1946, 1 p. [WN#23466]
Message to Caserta, Italy regarding one Georgescu, March 15, 1945, 1 p. Georgescu was to be told that "Wisner has made full and profitable report to President and Directors Standard Oil concerning Georgescu's work." [WN#23475]
Message to Caserta regarding a report that three American agents might be exchanged for three SS agents, September 15, 1944, 1 p. [WN#23479]
Message describing political and military developments in Romania, March 7, 1945, 2 p. [WN#23481]
Message from Istanbul quoting Dutch sources on Russian mistreatment of Hungarians, April 11, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#23481]
11 Message about economic developments in Thailand, July 28, 1945, 2 pp. The message says that the British assumed that Thailand would remain a hostile nation "despite Thai financing of their clandestine help," and discusses plans for dealing with different printings of the baht. [WN#23488]
Messages relating to developments in India and Siam, October 21and 23, 1945, 4 pp. One of the developments involved instructing the Siamese to be take over a "big amount of Jap rolling stock." [WN#23500]
Cables about paying the Dutch intelligence service $100,000, September 29-30, 1945, 10 pp. The cables don't say why the Dutch intelligence service is being paid. [WN#23511]
Cables relating to the activities of one Florman, a "GIS Agent who did extensive espionage work, caused much damage to Allies and own country and even reported ABA's dealings with USA, in connection with which he still trying enter USA," June 28 and July 18, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#23516]
Cable relating to the life and work of Mario De Bernardi and "a certain engineer Giannini," who, respectively, invented and built a jet propelled submarine, July 21, 1944. The two men were willing to come to the US and build a jet-propelled submarine here. [WN#23526]
Cable stating that Croats in Austria and Italy would soon begin intensified resistance in Croatia, January 22, 1946, 2 pp. The campaign, to include sabotage and guerilla warfare, would begin with or without aid from the Western Allies. [WN#23531]
Cable from Taylor in Stockholm recommending that one Lium and a secretary be sent to Denmark to gradually rebuild the SSU arrangements there, January 19, 1946, 2 pp. In Taylor's opinion, the existing staff should be recalled, since "Lium and secy can produce more intelligence than entire present mission due to his excellent contacts and previous work with Danes and with experience in Legation here." [WN#23532]
Cable passing on a report from the Italian military intelligence service (SIM) that "Tito formations" intended to occupy the area around Trieste, February 7, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#23533]
Cables relating to Operation Flower, February 18-25, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#23534-WN#23535]
Cable reporting Romanian dismay over Moscow's armistice conditions, September 19, 1944, 2 pp. The Romanian government was "confused and overwhelmed" by some of the terms, predicting that they would "stifle political, economic and spiritual life." [WN#23544]
Cable describing Russian attempts to discredit the Romanian monarchy and build support for the Communist Party, October 3, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#23544]
Cable from Rome transmitting the summary report of SCI Units Z activities for July 1945, August 10, 1945, 1 p. Most of the report deals with the "liquidation of GIS" (German intelligence service). [WN#23547]
Cable regarding the history and membership of the Nazi Party in Hungary, June 15, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#23549]
Cable reporting that the Russians seized two people from the USDIC guards escorting the pair from Vienna to the American Zone in Austria for questioning, February 3, 1946, 2 pp. The Russians justified the seizure on the grounds that the people, Grete Rotter and Egon Nohl, "lack papers to transit zone." The duo were "our only sources as to betrayal of Messner Group." [WN#23562]
Cable from Paris regarding the continuation of DGER (Direction Generale des Etudes et Recherches) under a new name, December 28, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#23564]
Cable from Paris regarding the successor to DGER, the Direction de Documentations Exterieures, December 30, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#23564]
Cable from Paris urging HQ to get the State Department to give Messr. Dewavrin, the future head of the new French intelligence service, a decoration, December 31, 1945, 1 p. Dewavrin complained that he was the only officer of his service not receiving an American decoration, "and continues to feel deeply our failure to recognize his aid during early beginnings" of the OSS. Given how much help Dewavrin can be to us, the cable concludes, "question of his decoration assumes new importance." [WN#23564]
Cable asking for details of a trip by Simon Margel to "obtain Argentine recognition of Hungary," December 7, 1945, 1 p. Margel was suspected of being an agent of the USSR." [WN#23566]
Cable regarding the request of the Secretary of the Swiss Communist Party to men of the 88th Division on leave in Lugano, Switzerland to take back letters for mailing in Trieste, Italy, December 6, 1945, 1 p. The cable's writer suggested that the men of the 88th Division be briefed to accept all such correspondence in order to turn it over to the Counter-Intelligence Corp "for photostating before forwarding." [WN#23567]
Cable about events in the Soviet Union, June 22, 1945 1 page. The cable's source of information, "shipyards interpreter for Soviet ships laid up for repairs in the Bay Area," talked of railroad lines, troop movements, availability of consumer goods, and predicted that the USSR would not enter the war against Japan until " Japan begins to crack . . . it is going to be just like second front in Europe." [WN#23580]
Cable describing a Ukrainian delegation's professed attitude toward Ukrainian scholars who fled with the Germans as "complete forgiveness except in the extreme case of collaboration," June 22, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23580]
Cable reporting the facts obtained by a Mr. Perminoff during his talks with Russian delegates to UNICO, June 27, 1945, 1 p. Perminoff reported that Russia had plans to retake Manchuria as early as 1935, that it planned to take South Sakhalin, and that it hoped to take inner Mongolia and regain influence in Chinese Afghanistan. Further, the USSR was "indoctrinating Koreans," and was going to "send thousands back to win over Koreans in Korea." [WN#23580]
Cable regarding a message from Belgian Foreign Minister Spaak to French General Charles de Gaulle, November 3, 1945, 1 p. Spaak asked de Gaulle to order French organizations to stop supporting the Walloon separatist movement, and told de Gaulle that, while he fully agreed with de Gaulle's concept of an Occidental Bloc, the US asked him not to say so publicly. [WN#23582]
12 Cables warning of Source Children's great unhappiness at the prospect of escudos converted into dollars being returned as dollars and not as local currency, July 19-September 9, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#23586]
Cable to Vienna and Bern suggesting that while one Joham "obviously compromised with Germans after 1938," his "contribution of valuable information might be considered as mitigating element," December 7, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23590]
Cable describing French-Siam discussions on "the French Indo-China border problem," December 5, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#23594]
Cable regarding military developments in Vietnam and Cambodia, December 12, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#23594]
Cable pointing out the difference between OSS and G2 USFA estimates of the number of Russian troops in lower Austria, December 13, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23595]
Cable requesting French Major H.E. Andre Bourgoin be assigned to intelligence penetration of Germany, March 2, 1945, 1 p. The Major worked for the OSS for the previous two years, and "was one of most effective organizers and operators of clandestine intelligence chains in enemy territory." [WN#23602]
Interoffice Memo from Mr. Williamson to Mr. Bruce regarding the "Functions of SIS-SOS and Foreign Nationalities Group," February 23, 1942, 2 pp. The immediate dispute concerned who had the right to contact one Mr. Theofanides, a Greek Minister of Merchant Marine. On the larger question of delineation of function raised by this incident, Mr. Williamson felt that "an immediate showdown on this matter is required." [WN#23603]
Questionnaires for the US Government Survey of Foreign Experts with surnames starting with "A" and "B," ca. October 1944-November 1945, ca. 300 pp. The questionnaires were intended for use in establishing "an Index of Foreign Experts now resident in this hemisphere who have knowledge of conditions in countries affected by the war." [WN#23604-WN#23605]
Memo describing the Marlin Mission, November 1, 1945, 2 pp. The Marlin Mission went to Macao to secure evidence on Chinese collaborationists; to investigate Japanese war criminals, firms and businessmen; to investigate the effectiveness of Japanese intelligence organizations during the war; and to determine if the Japanese left behind any secret underground organizations; and to investigate the economic and political status of Macao. [WN#23607]
Folder entitled "G Minor," ca. April 6-July 7, 1944, 5 pp. Included in the folder is a report entitled "Relations Between De Gaulle And The Communists," along with an analysis of that report by Crane Brinton. [WN#23927]
Report on and by anti-Nazi German citizen Klaus Henry S. Witting, ca. July 16, 1945, 15 pp. [WN#23972]
13 Memoranda explaining the need for no less than a Vice Consul position for the OSS Station in Geneva, June 26, 1945, 2 pp. Geneva was important enough to warrant a Vice Consul because it provided access to intelligence from the Red Cross-"I can think of no richer source of information on War Crimes and Criminals"-the I.L.O., and "the League," and because it was close to France. [WN#23977]
Memorandum from R.D. McClelland to Paul Blum regarding the Holocaust and identification of Nazis, June 29, 1945, 3 pp. The memorandum passes on the remarks of a Bratislav Rabbi who claimed that the Nazi plan to exterminate the Jews originated with the Grand Mufti in Jerusalem, and supplies the names of people who were supposed to be "in a position to supply interesting information relative to nazis still at large." [WN#23978]
Memoranda to Allen Dulles regarding one Julius Bohler, a German art dealer, December 20, 1944, 3 pp. Lt. Henry R. North wrote the original memo after talking to a POW who knew Bohler. North identifies Bohler as having amassed a fortune by "acting as art agent for many high placed Nazis." North felt that Bohler would be interested in swapping immunity in exchange for information on the "actions and whereabouts" of those high placed Nazis. North also mentions a list of Swiss art dealers known to have dealt extensively with the Nazis which was kept at the Arts and Monuments Section, G-5 Division, SHAEF. According to that list, the Fischer Galleries "are reputed to have had the largest dealings with Nazi purchasers." [WN#23987]
Memorandum suggesting that "the tie between Dr. Hans Truempy, a Swiss lawyer and 'Nationalrat' of Glarus, Switzerland, and Krupp A.G. are still existent," November 20, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#23988]
Memorandum from Mr. Cohan to Mr. Reagan about one Emil Reinegger (PL), September 26, 1945, 1 p. The memo suggests that the Swiss might revoke Reinegger's citizenship if they learned that he entered the country illegally. If that happened, "our ability to obtain information on the Swiss film industry might be very considerably strengthened. . . ." [WN#23989]
Note passing on a "very long an [sic]
complicated story which seems to have a Safehaven angle," September 9, 1945, 1 p. The story involved aluminum companies in Switzerland and Germany. [WN#23990]
Memorandum transmitting "Some random notes on Safe Haven Matters," August 18, 1945, 1 p. The random thoughts consist of brief descriptions of the activities of four suspect individuals. [WN#23995]
Memorandum describing one Dittmar Finkler as having "helped Germans in the Legation to transfer capital to the U.S. or to South America," July 16, 1945, 1 p. [WN#23996]
Report on one Rudolf Ruscheweyh, who "must be considered one of the biggest war-profiteers and unscrupulous 'fixers' of World War II," July 11, 1945, 4 pp. Among other things, Ruscheweyh was suspected of being "one of the key figures in the transfer of German capital to Liechtenstein." [WN#23997]
Report and memorandum criticizing one Louis Wiesner for revealing details about the Twilight Plan, April 1 and March 30, 1945, 3 pp. The Twilight Plan called for "agents to mingle with the civilian population in areas of Germany occupied by Allied troops for the purpose of setting up intelligence networks." [WN#24000]
Activities Report of the Labor Division, Paris, for the period ending January 7, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#24005]
Report from Cologne, June 2, 1945, 18 pp. The report says that in rural areas around Cologne "they are not yet convinced that the Third Reich has collapsed," and so the " 'Wehrwolf' propaganda is carried on from there." The report includes a copy of a letter from the Chairman of the Jewish community in Cologne to the Mayor, asking for permission for the town's 100 surviving Jews to keep on living in deserted houses. [WN#24007]
Labor Division Report #2 - Milwaukee Forward, September 30, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#24010]
Letter from 399 to 304 recommending people to use in post-war Germany and Austria for rebuilding the trade union movement and in "building chains to combat Nazi post-war plans," April 11, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#24011]
Memorandum on the recruitment of agents for the Twilight program, April 20, 1945, 4 pp. The memorandum discusses failings of previous agents and recommends changes in screening techniques. [WN#24013]
Appendix I to __?__, July 24, 1944, 1 p. The appendix calls for the establishment of a sub-section for the "formation of plans for an independent Secret Service in the Netherlands." The sub-section was to be headed by one Gerhard Bos. [WN#24016]
Memo from Helen Fisher to Robert MacLeod, SI Branch regarding Slovaks in Stockholm, July 28, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#24017]
Memo from George O. Pratt to Arthur J. Goldberg describing labor difficulties in Great Britain, January 22, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#24021]
Memo from George O. Pratt to Arthur J. Goldberg outlining a plan to help a small group of anarchists in return for information, January 19, 1943, 1 p. [WN#24021]
Letter and memo suggesting the use of one Hans Jahn, "the most representative and effective of the German trade unionists now in Britain" to appeal to German railway workers, July 2 and October 9, 1943, 8 pp. [WN#24023-WN#24024]
"Interim Report re Progress of Liquidation" from Lt. (jg) Carl Devoe, USNR to George C. Pratt, May 24, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24027]
Records relating to sources in Sweden, ca. February 1944, ca. 60 pp. [WN#24028-WN#24035]
Letter from 368 to Polar or Argus urging an investigation into the question of carrier pigeons, ca. Feb. 1944, 1 p. "If you could set up a dove cote near the frontier, we could arrange to bring the pigeons out of Spain (by the French service) and then parachute them in to some predetermined point in France." [WN#24036]
"List of principal country symbols to be used with M, N, O, Q, Sources," August 1944?, 2 pp. [WN#24047]
Memos regarding Operation Caesar, July 30 and August 3, 1945, 2 pp. The plan called for "Caesar" to infiltrate the Japanese I. S. in Europe. [WN#24055]
Report of the SI Mission to Switzerland for the period ending 31 October 1945, November 15, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#24099]
Memorandum with recommendations from Berne, Switzerland on "trustworthy labor, religious, administrative and technical leaders who will be helpful in setting up post-war political machinery" in Germany, February 23, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#23609]
Pouch Letter to Madrid No. M-285, transmitting a report on the deaths of Agents R-18 and companions, and Georges Morel, September 6, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#23624]
Pouch Letter to Madrid No. M-283, with Source Max's critiques of the Maquis organization, and OSS parachute drops and propaganda around Tarbes, France, September 4, 1944, 7 pp. [WN#23626]
Pouch Letter to Madrid No. PO-21, regarding Spanish internal affairs, August 29, 1944, 2 pp. Included in the letter are charges by one Comandante Chamorro that the British embassy was carrying out anti-Franco activities. The Comandante was assured that, even if the charge was true, the US had no part in these activities because "we were going to need Spain in the post-war reconstruction of Europe." [WN#23636]
Pouch Letter to Madrid No. M-134, evaluating the condition of intelligence chains, June 27, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#23669]
Pouch Letter to Madrid No. 33, passing on the information that a member of the Toulouse Consulate General was "only too willing to help us and so save his neck," February 2, 1944, 1 p. [WN#23688]
Plan by the Labor Division for an intelligence mission to the Saar, July 5, 1945, 6 pp. The plan was to be carried out by a "leading figure in the German Social Democratic Party in Paris who was a former resident of the Saar." The cover letter returning the plan to the Labor Division points out that the French now occupied the Saar, and so details would have to be worked out with them. [WN#23713]
Records of Mission "Wheaties," ca. February - October 1945, ca. 100 pp. [WN#23706]
. The Mission hoped to have OSS agents in the vicinity of Nürnburg [sic]
in case the Germans transferred their capital from Berlin to Nürnburg. Statement of Leonel Durai, "brother of agent Ratman Durai, as a supplement to his previous report (2a 215) on Ratman's death at the hands of the Japanese," May 5, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#23720]
Letter to the Director of Selective Services, Manpower Division, from Francis M. Barker at the direction of William J. Donovan, asking that one Carlos Raymond Freitas be classified 4-F and issued a permit to leave the country for an indefinite period, January 4, 1943, 1 p. [WN#23725]
Letter explaining that the State Department's desire to avoid annoying the Afghanistan Government meant that delicacy must be used in severing relations with two "teachers" in Afghanistan, January 19, 1943, 1 p. [WN#23727]
Letter recommending that the OSS be allowed to work with the Japanese American Committee for Democracy, January 20, 1943, 3 pp. [WN#23728]
14 Memorandum referring to a supplemental report on the French Resistance, March 27, 1943, 1 p. The supplemental report, which is NOT in the file, contains further information on a rumor that the Germans used poison gas against guerrilla detachments and fugitive workers' groups in the Savoy province of France. [WN#23743]
Memorandum formally requesting that Mr. Vahram Condayan be given US citizenship so that he could be attached to the American Legation at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as the OSS Chief of SI Mission, July 7, 1944, 3 pp. The memo argues that Condayan is the only man for the job, which is critical because of Ethiopia's strategic importance to the US. The biggest threat to that strategic importance was the chance that the country might become "a spoke in the British wheel." [WN#23803]
Folder entitled "TVA Project," ca. August 1944, 15 pp. The records relate to a plan for the Tennessee Valley Authority to make "a large territory" housing a tunnel, bridge trestle, several buildings, some railroad track and a few road bridges available to the OSS "for experimental work and tests of its various weapons." [WN#23841]
Report on activities in Cyprus, 7-21 August 1944, August 22, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#23845]
Letter from HQ, S.B.S., Bari, Italy on the difficulties of sending OSS agents who were Yugoslav citizens into Partizan territory, March 18, 1944, 1 p. The difficulties were due to Partizan insistence that the agents first join their ranks, which meant that for all practical purposes, "they cease to be our employees." [WN#23846]
"Report on Possibilities for S.O. Operations Directed From Istanbul," February 19, 1944, 7 pp. [WN#23855]
Letter from Ben Ames, Acting Chief, MO-OSS-ME, to Morton Bodfish discussing personnel needs, March16, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#23858]
Letter from Lanning MacFarland to James G. O'Connor critiquing OSS organization in North Africa and Eastern Europe, March 24, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#23859]
Letter from Subhi M. Sadi, Captain, A.C. to Mr. Guepin assessing personnel and US-British operations out of Cairo, April 25, 1944, 2 pp. Regarding personnel for joint missions, Sadi wrote that the British never send anyone below the rank of Major as head of a mission, so Guepin "can readily understand how embarrassing it becomes for us when we have nobody but privates or sergeants to supply as seconds in command to their missions." [WN#23861]
Memorandum regarding personnel shortages for missions to the Balkans, April 3, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#23862]
Memorandum presenting the evidence for believing that one Sa-Nguan Tularak "is most probably carrying out espionage on OSS activities for General Tail Li," February 14, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#23866]
Correspondence relating to sending Survey S reports to London, and copies of four Survey S reports, March 23-July 3, 1943, 14 pp. Survey S reports "fall roughly into two categories, escape stories and descriptions of local personalities, including both Allied sympathizers and pro-Nazis." [WN#23943]
Report on useful personalities in Sweden, July 1944?, 6 pp. The personalities include Jacob and Marcus Wallenberg, and Baron Blixen. [WN#23944]
Report "covering payments made to GIS personnel during the war through Switzerland," n.d., 9 pp. This is a Photostat of the report, which is in German. It was sent to the Chief of Station, Bern, and the Chief of Station, Karlsruhe, on April 10, 1950, apparently in regards to Baron Eduard von der Heydt. [WN#23964]
Memorandum by H. Hyde refuting various allegations, including the charge that he was using Frenchmen as agents in France without official permission, November 7, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#24061]
Memorandum arguing that the Movement National des Prisionniers de Guerre a Deportes should not be forced to become part of the BCRA [Bureau Centrale de Renseignment et d'Action, the de Gaullist secret intelligence agency]
, October 26, 1944, 1 p. [WN#24061]
Correspondence relating to the XYZ Case, November 22, 1944, 13 pp. [WN#24071]
Letter from Madrid regarding a dispute over submitting information on double agents to London, February 14, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24075]
Memorandum on "Conversation re: BD Station" [Portugal]
, September 16, 1943, 4 p. Among the points covered was what to do with various agents. On agent Wattel "it was decided that it would be both wisdom and economy to let him languish in jail." Agent Gomberg was to be allowed to escape to North Africa, so that he could be arrested there, while one Hedy Witzig might be allowed to go to South America even though it was "difficult to see how the Western Hemisphere will benefit by her presence." [WN#24084]
"Report From the Intelligence and Counter Espionage Service of the General Command of Occupied Italy," October 24, 1944, 14 pp. Topics include the organization and membership of some political police squads, enemy agents operating in Northern Italy, and information on people dealt with or wanted by the judiciary. [WN#24085]
Report on "SI Relations with the Polish Intelligence Service," February 9, 1945, 4 pp. This report summarizes and excerpts other reports and correspondence on the topic from December 1943-December 1944, "giving the highlights of both the favorable and unfavorable aspects of the Polish Intelligence Service." [WN#24090]
"Report of Mr. Carlson's Address at the Staff Meeting" regarding the sorry state of affairs of the OSS Mission in Stockholm, January 22, 1945, 1 p. Problems included blown covers and understaffing. [WN#24094]
Note passing on the name of one Alexandre Newman "as the man behing [sic]
the scenes in obtaining false papers for leaving Marseilles," n.d., 1 p. [WN#24097]
Memorandum relating to the Italian anti-Fascist underground movement in Europe, June 26, 1942, 3 pp. [WN#24097]
Interoffice Memo with a biographical sketch and photos of Emilio Lussu, A.K.A. Emilio Dupont, "the uncrowned king of Sardinia," August 24, 1943, 2 pp. Earl Brennan sent the memo to William J. Donovan. [WN#24097]
Interoffice Memo from Mr. Brennan to Colonel Donovan discussing possible reasons for Italian Fascist leader Ettore Muti's trip to Portugal, February 18, 1943, 3 pp. [WN#24097]
15 CE Operational Progress Report No. 1, October 17, 1946, 8 pp. [WN#24077]
SSU Counter-Intelligence Summary, No. 14 - Series II, October 1, 1946, 16 pp. [WN#24080]
Monthly Intelligence Review - Middle East - 1 July to 1 August 1946, August 1, 1946, 7 pp. [WN#24081]
Memoranda about X-2 missions in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, and Warsaw, May 5, 1946, 4 pp. Most of the information is about the Stockholm mission. Topics include the different missions' history, accomplishments, present objectives, and problems for the field and HQ. [WN#24086]
Memorandum to chiefs of foreign branches requesting information on the use of commercial cover by British Secret Intelligence Service (MI-6), July 13, 1946, 1 p. [WN#24087]
Memorandum to the Chief of Mission, Stockholm summarizing "guarantees which can be made as employment inducements," July 17, 1946, 6 pp. [WN#24088]
Memorandum about the smuggling of gold from Spain to France by "a well-organized chain," June 25, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24096]
Memorandum from the Chief of Mission, Switzerland to Brigadier General John Magruder, Chief, SSU, reporting on activities for the month of October 1945, November 22, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#24098]
Report to the Chief, SI on "Immediate Activities - Turkey," March 3, 1945, 3 pp. [WN# 24100]
Memorandum to W. Shephardson, Director, SI Branch, critiquing the work of the Chief, Istanbul, May 23, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#24101]
Report on a mission to Istanbul, August 24, 1944, 4 pp. [WN#24102]
Drafts of the interim report from Chief, OSS Mission to Turkey, November 13, 1943, 9 pp. The report describes contacts with, and developments in, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Germany, Yugoslavia, and Greece. [WN#24103]
Report of interviews, conducted in Canada, with "certain military personnel just out of occupied Norway," ca. May 1944, ca. 30 pp. [WN#24104]
Folder of Caserta, Italy cables with information relating to Japan from discredited Source Vessel [Virgilio Scattolini]
, January 31-July 14, 1945, ca. 180 pp. The cable of February 6, 1945 talks of Japanese depression over German defeats; Japanese anxiety over the upcoming Big 3 Conference; Japanese acceptance of the loss of the Philippines; and the possibility of the Catholic Church, acting as intermediary, might induce the US to accept something less than unconditional surrender, in which case "millions of Japanese might turn to Catholicism." There is a note attached to the cable informing General Donovan that the cable was also sent to the President, the Secretary of State, the JCS, and a few other people. [WN#24105]
Letter to President Franklin Roosevelt from William J. Donovan asking for money and transportation to Central Africa for Armand Denis, November 17, 1941, 2 pp. [WN#24106]
. Armand's ostensible purpose was reconnaissance for a future movie, while in actuality he would be "testing German intention in Central and South Africa." List of G-2, S.S.S., "C" Team agents in the field, January 7, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24111]
Folder entitled "Casualties," with accounts of the deaths of agents, ca. 1944-1945, ca. 75 pp. Most of the records are in French. Some of the records relate to the murder of four French agents in the vicinity of Mascaras, France by Germans soldiers of "Battalion O 2732 A" on August 13, 1944. [WN#24118]
Records from Marseilles, ca. 1943-1945, ca. 150 pp. [WN#24122]
16 Memorandum about OSS reorganization in Morocco, October 31, 1943, 4 pp. [WN#23867]
Memorandum regarding "Movements in the Moroccan Police Force," March 17, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#23870]
Records relating to problems at the OSS office in Casablanca, Morocco, ca. December 1943, ca. 30 pp. [WN#23871]
Memorandum regarding "Certain Rumanians who have rendered conspicuous service to the Allied (American) Cause," January 30, 1945, 4 pp. [23875]
Activities Report No. 1 from Lugano, Switzerland, February 24, 1945, 4 pp. The report included a list of sources reporting to Lugano. [WN#23876]
Memorandum with information on sources reporting to Lugano, March 7, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#23876]
Lugano Report #3, March 20, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#23876]
Memorandum critiquing the courier service from Northern Italy to Switzerland between the Swiss Secret Police and Allied Representatives, March 27, 1945, 2 pp. The writer felt that the service needed to be changed because of the strong possibility that "If the Swiss are dealing with us they are also dealing with the Germans, with the possibility of exchange of information." [WN#23884]
Memorandum recommending decorations for Italian agents, living and dead, December 11, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#23888]
Memorandum from the 2677 Regiment OSS (Prov.), I.S.I. Operations, regarding Tito's partisans holding OSS agents prisoner in Yugoslavia, July 21, 1944, 1 p. The memo requested that "demands be made on Tito" for the personnel's release, and stated that the "Last report by an American Officer in Jugoslavia stated that the personnel was being badly treated." [WN#23888]
Report of Activities of the Labor Division, Paris from December 10-24, 1944, December 29, 1944, 4 pp. [23903]
Memorandum on Czechoslovaks in France and plans for two intelligence projects involving them, September 1, 1944, 10 pp. One of the projects (France - A) called for using the Czechoslovaks to gather intelligence during the war, while the other (France - B) called for using them to gather intelligence after the war. [WN#23904]
Summary of the Hugo Mission, ca. October 1944, 1 p. The mission was "a one man Czech-American effort" to direct the transfer of 500 Czech troops who deserted from the Protectorate Army and were interned in Switzerland. [WN#23906 and WN#23908]
Memorandum describing the work of George O. Pratt as a representative of the SI Branch, Labor Desk, London, February 9, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#23913]
Reports of the activities of the SI Branch, Labor Desk, London for March 1943, 10 pp. [WN#23914]
Joint statement of the Austrian Socialists and the Group of Austrian Trade Unionists in Great Britain, ca. March 1943, 3 pp. [WN#23914]
Memorandum discussing Spanish public opinion, April 1, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#23915]
Letter (and drafts) from George O. Pratt to Albert Guigui, Secretary, Confederation Generale du Travail, London, May 11, 1943, 7 pp. The letter discusses plans and activities for trade unions "within the framework of the general movement of resistance in France." [WN#23916]
Interview with and reports about German citizen turned Allied agent Dr. Otto Leibrecht, ca. May 5-August 1, 1945, 14 pp. [WN#23968]
Correspondence relating to Gottfried von Nostitz, former German Consul at Geneva, December 21, 1945-May 6, 1946, 16 pp. The correspondence testifies to the fact that, while ostensibly working for the Nazis, Nostitz "did everything he could to combat the Nazis and make it possible for religious and charitable institutions to save the lives of many persons." Switzerland wanted to repatriate Nostitz and all other former German diplomatic and consular officials who served there during the war. [WN#23969]
17 History of Division 19, Volumes 1-3. Divison 19 was the OSS research and development group. [WN#24135]

War Report, Office of Strategic Services, Volume 1 [WN#24135]

18 War Report, Office of Strategic Services, Volume 2 [WN#24135]
19 The Anglo-American Origins of the Central Intelligence Agency, by Thomas F. Troy [WN#24135]
. Memorandum with Mr. Hugo Fritz Mostny-Kirchmeir (Kirchmen)'s assessment of Austrian personalities, January 26-29, 1943, 6 pp. [WN#24228]
Memorandum with an account of an interview of an unnamed Russian émigré about Soviet intentions in the Far East, July 28, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#24241]
Correspondence relating to OSS objections to the B'nai B'rith organization sending out questionnaires that looked like the U.S. Government Survey of Foreign Experts Questionnaires sent out by the OSS, July 1-December 29, 1944, 13 pp. The OSS objected because the Foreign Economic Administration directed B'nai B'rith to send out the questionnaires without OSS knowledge, and because many people thus received two nearly identical questionnaires. [WN#24243]
"Lists of Informants on Germany Provided by the Foreign Department of the Guaranty Trust Company," September 22, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#24249]
List of "Valuable Contacts in New York for China," August 6, 1945, 10 pp. [WN#24250]
"Report on Records in Japan on Which I.B.M. Mechanical Equipment is Used-The Location and Nature of Such Records-With Comments by I.B.M. Representative on Key Records in Japan," September 11, 1944, 24 pp. [WN#24252]
Index cards referencing documents relating to various countries and topics, ca. 1943-1946, ca. 100 cards. [WN#24160-WN#24181]
Reports from Source Cereus on the consolidation of connections to the German High Command, the rapid decline of German war production, the Wehrmacht's inability to take political power, and the German eastern army's near exhaustion, October 19 and 27, 1943, 8 pp. [WN#24182]
20 Progress reports on recent interview requests under the Survey of Foreign Experts program, November 20, 1942-April 21, 1943, 70 pp. [WN#24258]
Folder entitled "G/6, Med Res. Lab #3," containing, among other reports, the Final Summary Report on BW [Biological Warfare]
, from the Special Assistants Division, Research and Development Branch, September 27, 1945, 7 pp. The report summarized German and Japanese biological warfare efforts and discussed possible OSS use of biological warfare against personnel and vegetation. The report concluded that the OSS could be ready to wage biological warfare against people and plants "in a relatively short time." [WN#24155]
Memorandum relating to Korean Field Intelligence, February 1, 1945, 3 pp. The memorandum was based on interviews with missionaries who lived in Korea for a long time. They concluded that a native-born Korean agent with the right qualifications "would have a fair chance of keeping alive and being of some use." While a white agent, regardless of experience or knowledge, "would have virtually no chance of survival for any useful period of time." [WN#24292]
Operational Plan for the AMBIO (American Business Intelligence-Orient) Project, August 4, 1945, 4 pp. The project's objectives were to obtain confidential information relating to the war effort from American firms represented in the Far East, to keep track of the representatives the firms sent to the Far East with the idea of using them for SI work, and to "condition" certain firms "to the idea of continuing on a peace time basis the flow of intelligence to the United States government." [WN#24292]
21 Memorandum regarding a tip from Istanbul that the French were reading American codes at Berne, Switzerland, March 7, 1944, 1 p. [WN#24189]
. Memorandum entitled "Attitude of Chinese Towards Counter-Espionage," July 23, 1945, 12 pp. [WN#24191]
The memorandum stated that American counter-espionage efforts were "greatly handicapped "because of the policies of Chinese General Tai Li. Memorandum entitled "Tai Li and Chinese Intelligence," August 1, 1945, 16 pp. Tai Li was the head of the Bureau of Investigation and Statistics of the National Military Council. [WN#24191]
List of French Suspects obtained from the 11th SCI Unit, March 22, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24193]
Agenda for an X-2 Branch Conference, January 22, 1944, 13 pp. [WN#24195]
Cable from Salzburg advocating getting rid of Agent/Source Klatt, February 12, 1946, 2 pp. An attempt to kidnap Klatt proved that his cover was blown, and he never had the information he claimed to have, so he was of no further use. "Liquidation would be most satisfactory, but you may prefer internment in Germany or complete release to British." [WN#24183]
Survey of Foreign Experts Progress Reports #5-23, January 1, 1943-June 30, 1944, ca. 350 pp. [WN#24269]
22 China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on the suicide of Herbert Moy, "the leading anti-Allied radio propagandist in Shanghai," November 3, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#24213]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on the East Asiatic Military School in Tientsin, November 13, 1945, 4 pp. The school, which was run by the Japanese, trained men of the anti-Communist Bureau of North China to become officers and teachers of the anti-Communist Volunteer Corps in cities of North China. [WN#24213]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report "Jap Gendarmerie in Shanghai," containing one Hilaire du Berrier's account of his interrogations and beatings by the Japanese, October 13, 1945, 19 pp. [WN#24214]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on the work of Japanese-German intelligence agent Baroness Victoria D'Toll, A.K.A. Madam Victoriani, October 23, 1945, 1 p. [WN#24215]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report about the work, persecution, and death of G. Pagano di Melito, Italian Consul General in Shanghai, November 1, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#24215]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report regarding the leading Nazis in Tientsin, November 2, 1945, 1 p. [WN#24215]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on one Count Douglas, November 13, 1945, 1 p. [WN#24216]
Count Douglas was reported to be a Nazi spy who lived in San Francisco until his fellow Californians tried to lynch him. He then was sent to Peking to recuperate. He may also have been an opium addict. China Theater, X-2 Branch, report of a meeting of a "newly organized assination [sic]
group" of former agents of the Japanese Gendarmerie, September 13, 1945, 1 p. [WN#24217]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on German espionage agents in Peking, October 22, 1945, 1 p. [WN#24217]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on Russian agents in Peking, November 12, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24217]
Cable describing the plans of one Pedro Lobo for smuggling opium into the US, February 18, 1946, 1 p. [WN#24219]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, Safehaven reports on the concealment of rubber and sugar in Shanghai, October 18 and 20, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24203]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on the life, loves, and career of German, Japanese, and Italian agent Olga Williams, September 30, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24207]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on some of the officers of "The Plum Organization, Ume Kikan, Japanese Secret Service Organization," October 18, 1945, 2 p. [WN#24207]
"Conference of Key Personnel at the Farm, 22 and 23 January," January 1944, 6 pp. [WN#24196]
Summary of the decisions, directives, and advice made during the Director's visit to the Mediterranean Theatre, 8-11 January 1945, ca. February 1945, 5 pp. [WN#24198]
Draft report of the Chief of OSS Mission, Turkey, for ca. October 1943 - January 1945, n.d., ca. 20 pp., [WN#24200]
. The writer originally went to Turkey to work on the organization and operation of the X-2 Branch, Turkey. Memorandum regarding one John Francis O'Reilly, an Irish subject broadcasting for the Nazis, January 25, 1944, 1 p. The memo points out that O'Reilly's father "had a hand in" the arrest of Irish hero Roger Casement. [WN#24199]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report of an interview with Louis Theodor Siefken, head of the Abwehr I.M. (Far East F. O.) in Shanghai from 1940-1942, October 16, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#24206]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on the Association of Free Germans in Shanghai, September 19, 1945, 2 pp. The Association's purpose was "eliminating without compromise nationalsozialism [sic]
and its system and to co-operate in the reconstruction of all communnal institutions of cultural, social, and educational service." [WN#24206]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report listing German collaborators in Peking, September 25, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24206]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report listing leaders of the Mohammedan Community in Peking (Chinese), September 25, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24206]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report listing some Italian collaborators in China, September 26, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24206]
China Theater, Counter Espionage Section, Monthly Progress Report, April 1946, May 1 1946, 18 pp. [WN#24206]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report on the British Intelligence Service in China, May 5, 1946, 10 pp. [WN#24206]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report about one Eugene Pick-Hovens, the "No. 1 foreigner of the Japanese Gendarmerie in Shanghai," October 9, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#24208]
China Theater, X-2 Branch, report regarding the espionage work of Harvey Clark, Jr. of Shanghai, October 13, 1945, 1 p. [WN#24208]
Report of penetration of U.S. installations by the British Army Aid Group (B.A.A.G.), May 2, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24220]
Revised plan for continued SSU operations in China, May 31, 1946, 8 pp. [WN#24221]
Reference List of Former Residents of German Regions, Part I, by the Survey of Foreign Experts, May 1944, ca. 86 pp. [WN#24291]
Reference List of Former Residents of German Regions, Part II, by the Survey of Foreign Experts, July 1944, ca. 127 pp. [WN#24291]
23 Survey of Foreign Experts Reference Lists, with maps, for the Philippine Islands; Japan and Formosa; occupied China, Korea, Manchuria, and Mongolia; the Netherlands East Indies; and Burma, Indo-China, Malaya, and Thailand, 1944, ca. 500 pp. [WN#24290]
24 Reports and other records, many in Italian, from source BRIAR, ca. 1942-1945, ca. 800 pages, [WN#24194]
25 Memorandum assessing "certain officers and civilians" in Tangier and Tetuan, Morocco, November 25, 1942, 2 pp. [WN#24254]
Memorandum assessing the "Tangier Banks together with those clients who seemed of outstanding interest," November 16, 1942, 3 pp. [WN#24254]
Memorandum assessing the French underground, with a Photostatic copy of "an underground paper dealing with the French Catholic Church's attitude toward anti-semitism in France," January 29 and February 3, 1943, 6 pp. [WN#24235]
Reference List of Former Residents of German Regions, Part I, by the Survey of Foreign Experts, May 1944, ca. 86 pp. [WN#24236]
Reference List of Former Residents of German Regions, Part II, by the Survey of Foreign Experts, July 1944, ca. 127 pp. [WN#24236]
Lists of individuals, with biographical information and areas of known or probable expertise, compiled by the Survey of Foreign Experts, ca. 1943-1944, ca. 200 pp. [WN# 24289]
26 Reports and other records related to secret writing, ca. 1944-1945, ca. 800 pp. [WN#24159]
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27 Reports and other records related to secret writing, ca. 1944-1945, ca. 800 pp. [WN#24159]
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28 Reports and other records related to secret writing, ca. 1944-1945, ca. 400 pp. [WN#24159]
. Reference List of Former Residents of German Regions, Part I, by the Survey of Foreign Experts, May 1944, ca. 86 pp. [WN#24287]
Reference List of Former Residents of German Regions, Part II, by the Survey of Foreign Experts, July 1944, ca. 127 pp. [WN#24287]

29 Reference List of Former Residents of German Regions, Part I, by the Survey of Foreign Experts, May 1944, ca. 86 pp. [WN#24288]
Reference List of Former Residents of German Regions, Part II, by the Survey of Foreign Experts, July 1944, ca. 127 pp. [WN#24288]
Soviet Organization and Activities in China, May 2, 1946, 124 pp. [WN#19956]
30 Far Eastern Progress Report - Summary through June 13, 1942, June 20, 1942, 17 pp. This summary report covers events beginning in September 1941. [WN#19860]
Far Eastern Progress Report - week ending June 27, 1942, June 29, 1942, 3 pp. [WN#19860]
Far Eastern Progress Report - week ending August 1, 1942, August 3, 1942, 4 pp. [WN#19860]
Progress Report of the Far East Desk for the week ending September 12, 1942, September 12, 1942, 4 pp. [WN#19860]
"Preliminary Note" on sources of information in Turkey, ca. April 14, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#19860]
Monthly Progress Report for Eire, March 7, 1944, 1 pp. [WN#19856]
Progress Reports of the British Empire Section, June 6 1942 - January 2, 1943, ca. 150 pp. [WN#19856]
Progress reports of the London Desk for June 15-30, July, and August, 1943, 13 pp. In referring to a transportation freeze in the ETO, first mentioned in the July progress report, the August report declares that "The cost to OSS because of this development can never be properly estimated." [WN#19856]
Progress reports from the Africa section, May - November 1942, ca. 30 pp. [WN#19857]
Records relating to establishing an information service from and to Hungary, ca. July 1942-March 1943, 28 pp. The plan proposed resuscitating the Geneva Press Service. [WN#19867]
Pouch Letters and memoranda from Earth to Legion (in English), assessing and transmitting reports from Spanish agents (in Spanish), ca. October 9-December 28, 1944, ca. 100 pp. The memorandum of December 28 sends on reports and telegraph intercepts relating to the Carcel Provincial of Gerona and some German prisoners in the Caldas de Malavella. The memorandum of December 27 passes on a rumor of a projected assassination of Consul General Key. A separate note attached to the memorandum of November 13 mentions a possibility of obtaining "much real information on the payment of German agents through Spanish firms owned by the Germans and the concealment of German assets in Spanish firms." [WN#19978-WN#19979]
Memorandum from Lt. Richard W. Cutler to Captain Douglas W. Alden, informing Alden of British unhappiness over OSS agents trying to leave the country without passports and exit visas, March 20, 1945, 1 p. Cutler quoted a British letter warning that "there is a limit to everybody's patience and that one of these days M.I.5. will certainly feel that matters have gone too far and will prevent a departure of this nature." [WN#20129]
Memorandum with a "schedule of dates of dispatch for teams from the UK during the 20 March-5 April moon period," March 20, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20129]
List of alleged Axis collaborators in China, ca. September 1945, 97 pp. Handwriting on the printed pages identifies many of the collaborators as living in Shanghai. In addition to names, the list sometimes provides details of the alleged collaboration, along with the person's nationality and local address, and evaluations of the source of the accusation. [WN#20130]

31 Records relating to secret writing, ca. 1943-1945, ca. 150 pp. [WN#19981]
Memorandum by George H. White on Chinese intelligence activities in Calcutta, January 11, 1945, 5 pp. White gives his personal belief, "unsubstantiated by actual evidence," that 50 percent of the literate overseas Chinese in the area work for some type of Chinese intelligence agency. [WN#19988]
Report on the history, organization of, and production by the Italian conglomerate, the Montecatini Group, ca. June 1943, 27 pp. [WN#19887]
Report and memorandum about increased recruiting for the German submarine service and other "general and incidental information" relating to Germany, ca. May- June, 1943, 4 pp. The general and incidental information concerned war production, damage to cities, attitudes towards Hungarians, railroad punctuality, and intelligence service personnel. [WN#19887]
Reports by and about one Renato Carnime Senise, ca. April 1943, 38 pp. Senise, who became an Allied agent, was the nephew of a prominent Italian fascist. [WN#19887]
Cairo, Egypt cables July - October 1946, ca. 200 pp. [WN#20088]
Memorandum regarding atomic energy research, December 21, 1945, 1 p. The memo writer anticipated that "extensive X-2 operations will be initiated by this office in the very near future." The anticipated X-2 operations included finding out what other countries were doing, the "identification and possible subornation" of foreign intelligence personnel and scientists, and locating and monitoring the use of pertinent mineral deposits. [WN#20131]
Reports and memoranda from the China Theater relating to atomic energy, ca. December 1945-October 1946, ca. 200 pp. The OSS indicator for the topic was RAMONA. Most of the records relate to Japanese uranium mining and production during the war, and Soviet and Chinese attempts to obtain uranium after the war. A January 1946 directive about atomic energy sent from China Theater HQ to all X-2 field stations reported "indications of a great deal of activity by subversive organizations and foreign countries." [WN#20131]

32 China Theater, X-2 Branch reports relating to British intelligence activities in China, ca. 1944-1946, ca. 200 pp. [WN#20139]
. Much of the information relates to the activities of the British Army Aid Group (BAAG). Memoranda relating to developments in Greece, January 31-February 4, 1942, 10 pp. [WN#24297]
Report on the "Historical Background of Greek Character," [1940?]
, 11 pp. [WN#24297]
Memorandum to Colonel Donovan from Wallace B. Stevens discussing the creation of a Special Intelligence Service and the state of US intelligence gathering in countries around the world, September 25, 1941, 7 pp. [WN#24299]
Report, in Swedish, about secret hearings in Sweden in October 1944, ca. 400 pp. [WN#19882]
33 Report entitled "The Istanbul Mission," July 25, 1944, 78 pp. [WN#19902]
The X-2 Branch in Washington prepared the report. The title was later changed to "The Istanbul Mission - Certain C-E Aspects." The report gives a highly critical account of the activities of "550," Lanning MacFarland, the Chief of the OSS Mission in Istanbul. The report describes MacFarland's mismanagement of the "Dogwood Chain," which was created to obtain Axis military intelligence. Instead, Axis agents penetrated both the Dogwood Chain and the OSS in Istanbul. The report also discusses the "Brand Plan," a German plan to exchange Hungarian Jews for trucks. Addendum to the report described above, October 23, 1944, 40 pp. The addendum gives further information about the events described in the above report. [WN#19901]
"Schedule for CIG [Central Intelligence Group]
Takeover From FBI in Latin America," August 7, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20072]
Minutes of the seventh meeting of the Intelligence Advisory Board, which discussed a draft of Central Intelligence Group Directive No. 15 [see second entry, below]
, August 26, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20073]
Minutes of the seventh meeting of the National Intelligence Authority, September 25, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20074]
Central Intelligence Group Directive No. 15, "Exploitation of American Business Concerns and Scientific, Educational and Religious Organizations With Connections Abroad and American Residents Traveling Abroad as Sources of Foreign Intelligence Information," October 1, 1946, 3 pp. Attached to the Directive is a copy of the minutes of the eighth meeting of the Intelligence Advisory Board, which approved the final draft of the Directive. [WN#20075]
Memorandum to Colonel Donovan from John C. Wiley recommending that the OSS use one M.W. Beckelman for "the tapping of existing and current Jewish knowledge of events in the Latin American republics," February 16, 1942, 2 pp. [WN#20079]
Memorandum discussing a "report of complaint about Intelligence Unit, OSS by the FBI and State Department, February 1, 1943, 13 pp. [WN#20080]
Report entitled "The George Office: Past, Present, & Future," ca. April 4, 1944, 10 pp. According to the report, the office's operations consisted of "secret economic intelligence with regard to Latin America." [WN#20081]
Memorandum discussing the history and activities of the Insurance Intelligence Unit - X-2 Branch, July 21, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#20082]
Proposal for a secret intelligence survey trip to Latin America, September 11, 1944, 11 pp. The writer hoped to survey German influence in the "La Plata Triangle," Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia and Chile. [WN#20083]
China Theater, X-2 Branch Report entitled "Chucase," relating to the arrest and interrogation of Japanese agents in Sian, July 26,1945, 44 pp. [2 copies]
[WN#20110]
China Theater, X-2 Branch Report on the arrest and interrogation of Colonel Tomiaki Hidaka, the head of Japanese Intelligence in North China, July 8, 1946, 6 pp. The Chinese arrested Hidaka at the request of the Russians, who accused him of responsibility for the disappearance of two Russian men. The two men reportedly worked in Russia's Far Eastern Bacteriological Warfare Section. The purpose of the section was "to wipe out all anti-Soviet elements and Japanese forces in Manchuria and China." [WN#20112]
HQ, US Forces Austria, SSU, WD Mission to Austria, Progress Reports of the SI, X-2, and Communications Branches, and the Reports Office, April 1946, 14 pp. [WN#20134]
Memorandum describing the "Peacetime Functions, Activities and Achievements" of the Northern European Area Office, X-2, March 4, 1946, 8 pp. [WN#20135]
Memorandum to the Director, SSU discussing cooperation between the Swiss Federal Police and G-2, USFET, June 3, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20136]
Memorandum to Field Stations in China regarding the need to identify and investigate Polish Nationalist Intelligence Service personnel, March 5, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20138]
Summary Report on Polish Activities in China, 1931-1946, May 8, 1946, 40 pp. [WN#20138]
Reports and memoranda relating to possible Polish intelligence networks and likely Polish agents in China, May 4-August 9, 1946, 53 pp. [WN#20138]
Correspondence relating to Major General Lou (Lu), of the Kuomintang, January 2, 1944-May 28, 1945, 17 pp. [WN#20140]
China Theater, X-2 Branch reports regarding suspected Soviet espionage agents and intelligence activities, ca. December 1945 - August 1946, ca. 100 pp. [WN#20144, and WN#20146-WN#20148]
Intelligence reports about political developments in Austria, China, France, Greece, Palestine, and Turkey, ca. June1946, ca. 25 pp. [WN#20150-WN#20152]
34 Reports assessing political events and personalities in France, March 13-16, 1946, 12 pp. [WN#20157]
Intelligence reports about political developments in China, France, Greece, Switzerland, and other countries, November 23, 1945-September 5, 1946, ca. 75 pp. [WN#20158-WN#20166]
Intelligence reports, cables, and other records about developments in Egypt, ca. June - September 1946, ca. 300 pp. [WN#20167 and WN#20091-WN#20092]
Report entitled "OSS-FBI Relationships," [1945?]
, 30 pp. The report is critical of the FBI, with the OSS maintaining that the FBI "has never followed the policy of freely sending to OSS material which related to our work in the Eastern Hemisphere." The report tabulated the information passing between the OSS and FBI, and gave both summary and detailed accounts of cases of non-cooperation by the FBI. [WN#19876]
Project summaries, October 2, 1942, 27 pp. There are summaries of drafted, pending and approved intelligence projects in Africa, Asia, and Europe. [WN#19852]
Report on Italians arriving in Istanbul from Budapest, Hungary in June 1945, June 26, 1945, 6 pp. "The repatriation of the Italians, which was said to have been agreed upon by the Allies, was made to appear as the unilateral decision of the Russians themselves." The report gives assessments of the members of the group belonging to the Comita d'Azione Italia Libera per l'Ungheria and the Rappresentanza degli Interessi del Regno d'Italia in Ungheria. [WN#19939]
Memorandum regarding interrogation reports on Hildegard Beetz, June 17, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#19940]
Reports, with organization charts, on the British Army Aid Group, China, February 9 and April 26, 1945, ca. 20 pp. [WN#19947-WN#19948]
Report on British activities in China, June 26, 1945, 16 pp. [WN#19950]
Berne, Switzerland cables, January 1946, 10 pp. [WN#20089]
35 Memorandum regarding the possibility of Maestro Arturo Toscanini sending money to his daughter, Wally Castelbarco, to be used for relief purposes, April 29, 1944, 1 pp. [WN#20037]
Memoranda relating to changes in the Belgian Surete, November - December 1945, 6 pp. [WN#20056 and WN#20057]
Report on British intelligence in Greece, September 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20057]
Report on Romanian industrialist Nicolae Malaxa, ca. December 1944, 5 pp. [WN#20059]
Translations of French records describing the role and organization of the Service of Military Security, and a description of the National Committee Counter-Espionage Organization, ca. May - August 1943, ca. 20 pp. [WN#20064]
Memorandum describing how the Stella Polaris Group obtained American codes, May 8, 1946, 1p. The memorandum states that the Finnish Intelligence Service obtained the codes from the United States Legation in Sofia, and that the Japanese obtained them through bribery. [WN#20067]
Memorandum entitled "Report on certain activities - Italian Naval Cryptography Bureau," August 7, 1945, 5 pp. The report describes relations between the cryptographic offices of the German and Japanese Navies, and lists Italians with a special competence on cryptography. [WN#20069]
Cables, reports and other records relating to Egypt, ca. June - August 1946, ca. 100 pp. [WN#20093]
Report from London concerning "Relations of X-2, Spain with the Embassy, SI, FBI and BPCO," June 28, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#20102]
36 Cables, reports and other records relating to Egypt, ca. May - June 1946, ca. 50 pp. [WN#20168]
Reports on the Vereinigung Rassisch Verfolgte (VRV), February 5 and 20, 1946, 6 pp. The VRV is described as a Communist and/or anti-British organization; operating in Austria, Poland and Central Europe; and being responsible for sending Jews to Palestine or Italy, including "a Jewish war-criminal, who had assisted in the extermination of the inmates of Auschwitz." [WN#20258]
Memo asking that two men be allowed to travel from Wiesbaden to Berlin by plane, because they were on a mission for the OSS "to inquire into hidden German assets in Switzerland, particularly the so-called 'Ruhr Treasure,'" March 13, 1946, 1 p. The men were Armand Emil Bender and Hanns Thierfelder. [WN#20263]
Memorandum on the Bender-Tierfelder trip to Berlin to talk to Langwehr, the former head of the Devisen Department of the Reichswirtschafts Ministerium, February 27, 1946, 6 p. [WN#20258]
Memorandum from Bern entitled "Summary of C.E. Intelligence in Switzerland, February 22nd, to March 6th, 1946," listing British, Italian, and Russian intelligence agents, March 6, 1946, 1 p. [WN#20261]
Report on the activities of the Press Section of the German Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, September 7, 1944, 3 pp. The report describes problems with funds, lists the foreign newspapers and periodicals reviewed, and complains of a German lack of understanding of the "Oriental mentality." As evidence of this lack of understanding, the source points to a "terrific boner" that the Propaganda Ministry pulled by sending out for distribution copies of a magazine called The Sub-Human. [WN#20260]
Report on the agents of the Press Section of the German Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, September 9, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#20260]
Report on German subsidies to Turkish publications, September 9, 1944, 1 p. [WN#20260]
Report about German-Japanese Collaboration in Turkey, September 11, 1944, 1 p. [WN#20260]
Report by a source on "German Stay-Behind Organization in Turkey and an Alleged Instance of Swiss Collaboration," September 12, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#20260]
Reports from SSU, Saigon Detachment, supplying biographical information on sources, April 1, 1946, 5 pp. [WN#20190-WN#20193]
Cable describing the closing and republication of a KMT newspaper in Hong Kong, August 4, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20187]
SSU Formosa Report #115, March 15, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20184]
Report from SCI-Munich with information from Source Gumdrop on Gestapo Deputy Guntner, December 27, 1945, 1 p. The report states that Guntner was the only secret-ink writing man the Munich Gestapo ever used. "Do we have any need for such a man? Or should his name be given to CIC?" [WN#20204]
Report of the activities of the Norway Station for August 1946, August 31, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20203]
Memorandum transmitting two lists, which are NOT attached, of payments made to Danish contractors working for the German Wehrmacht in Denmark, December 5, 1946, 1 p. The work included building fortifications and barracks, and improving Danish buildings taken over by the Germans. The lists were of interest because they showed the extent to which Danish contractors collaborated with the Germans for military purposes, and because they indicated the location of German military establishments in Denmark during the occupation. [WN#20202]
Report listing "all the German and Roumanian agents who were Nazis or their instruments" working for the Ford Motor Co. in Romania, October 18, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#20210]
Pouch report from Madrid on the organization and personnel of the German Secret Service, September 7, 1943, 7 pp. [WN#20211]
Report on the employment of German Aviation Engineers, February 16, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20169]
Affidavits of workers who handled large quantities of German gold bars transported from Switzerland to Spain and Portugal with the help of Swiss authorities, February 1946, ca. 25 pp. [WN#20255]
Report of X-2 Istanbul, Turkey for week ending April 22 [no year]
, 3 pp. [WN#20256]
Memorandum, in English, and dossier, in Swiss, on Jacob Fuerst, April 1946 and August 1945, ca. 30 pp. Fuerst was a German agent who penetrated the office of the American Military Attaché in Bern, Switzerland, "the most important case of penetration by the enemy during the war." [WN#20265]
Memoranda about the interrogation reports of Hildegard Beetz, June 1945, 3 pp. [WN#19933]
Reports regarding the Dragoman Case, August 13 and September 1, 1944, 31 pp. [WN#19934-WN#19935]
Summary X-2 Branch, China report on intelligence organizations and activities in the Canton - Hong Kong - Macau area, January 15, 1946, 30 pp. [WN#19963]
37 Memorandum to Captain John D. Maharg, Chief, X-2 Branch HQ, Detachment 404, regarding the location of records relating to the Burmese Black Dragon Society, July 30, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#19990]
X-2 Branch Monthly Progress Report (#3) made at Kar B.O. [India?]
, November 26, 1944, 7 pp. [WN#19991]
Summary minutes of the weekly meeting of X-2 Personnel at HQ, OSS, SU DET. 202, China, December 19, 1944, 8 pp. [WN#19992]
Summary minutes of the weekly meeting of X-2 Personnel at HQ, OSS, SU DET. 202, China, November 1944?, 2 pp. [WN#1993]
X-2 Branch report from Kandy, Ceylon on British intelligence activities in India, July 20, 1945, 12 pp. [WN#19994]
Notes of "Conference of Key Personnel at the Farm, 22 and 23 January," [no year]
, 6 pp. [WN#20000]
Fortnightly Report from Madrid for 15 February to 1 March 1944, March 2, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#20000]
Memorandum about British military intelligence activities in French Morocco, January 1944?, 2 pp. [WN#20002]
Case List of 88th SCI Unit, August 23, 1945, ca. 30 pp. [WN#20008]
Report about the 69th SCI Unit in Southern France, July 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20009]
Report of activities, SCI, Twelfth Army Group, for period 1 Nov to 15 Nov, November 15, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#20010]
Intelligence Brief outlining "the main considerations of operational approach and specific targets involved" in obtaining "secret information on the internal organization and covert or semi-covert activities of the major Communist Parties throughout the world," October 14, 1946, 15 pp. [WN#20063]
Preliminary Outline and Intelligence Briefs on the Russian Intelligence Service, ca. September-October1946, 31 pp. [WN#20065]
Memorandum by Thomas Hanno Zeiz, A.K.A. Frank Harmon, describing his wartime service, May 15, 1946, 9 pp. [WN#20179]
Memorandum to the File regarding Tai Lee organization reports on Russian intelligence, December 13, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20117]
Report of investigations into possible enemy penetration of American Red Cross Clubs, China Theater, August 20, 1945, 1 p. The report concludes that, while some enemy agents did work for the Red Cross, there was no concentrated plan to penetrate the Red Cross. [WN#20125]
"Report on a visit of two Japanese intelligence agents now employed by Chinese intelligence, engaged in intelligence activity directed against the Soviets," March 13, 1946, 20 pp. [WN#20122]
Report on enemy agents in Eastern Chekiang, China, May 22, 1945, 2 pp. The report is by the US Army Liaison Office of the Church Missionary Society in Linhai, Chekiang, China. [WN#20127]
Cables describing the infiltration and breakup of Nazi intelligence groups in China, September 10-21, 1945, 4 pp. The breakup of these groups led to the uncovering of "one of hottest undergrounds in war." [WN#20104]
Memorandum to all field stations entitled "Reporting of information concerning Intelligence Systems in your area," September 27, 1945, 2 pp. The memorandum explains that, with the war over, "all foreign intelligence services, and personnel connected thereto, now become the legitimate object of observation and study. . . ." [WN#20104]
Report of the X-2 Branch, China Theater, on the British Intelligence Service in China, May 8, 1946, 10 pp. 10 pp. [WN#20111]
Report of X-2 Branch, China Theater, on the penetration of the United States Consulate General, Shanghai, by Chinese intelligence agents, April 11, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20120]
Report of X-2 Branch, China Theater, on Chinese Government intelligence activities, May 9, 1946, 11 pp. [WN#20121]
Reports, in French, from Source Baker on Orientals and other Eastern peoples in France, ca. February-March 1946, ca. 100pp. [WN#20266]
Memorandum summarizing SAINT procedures in Switzerland, May 4, 1946, 7 pp. [WN#20271]
Report summarizing C.E. intelligence in Switzerland from April 22-May 6, 1946, May 14, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20272]
Monthly progress report for April 1946 from Bern, Switzerland, May 13, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20272]
Report on Chinese groups and political activities in France, June 27, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20279]
Reports from sub-source KORIAKOFF regarding the Soviet Embassy in Paris, April 15-May 7, 1946, 9 pp. The information included which French newspapers were subsidized by Communists, which journalists were Communists, names of Soviet agents, Soviet Embassy organization, etc. [WN#20285]
Reports of the interrogations of Emmanuel Albert Wickenden, November 5, 1945- January 31, 1946, 47 pp. Wickenden "was not a character of interest to the Interrogation Center," but he became of interest "mainly from the fact that the French services were so obviously interested in preventing him from falling into our hands." [WN#20286]
38 Memorandum on reported espionage activities by the Hungarian Military Political Police, September 27, 1946, 5 pp. The memorandum is by Fred Godsey, American Vice Consul in Budapest. [WN#20228]
Interrogation reports regarding penetration attempts by the Hungarian Political Police, and the Russian I.S., against the US Military Representation, Allied Control Commission for Hungary, June 21-30, 1946, 24 pp. [WN#20228]
Reports from X-2, Hungary, ca. June 20-September 18, 1946, ca. 42 pp. [WN#20228]
Memorandum from DB001 [Switzerland]
to Washington, transmitting a letter from one H.E. Bender to the Duke of Windsor, August 7, 1945, 1 p. A copy of the letter to the Duke is NOT attached. According to the memo, Bender's letter "concerns certain personal documents and photographs" belonging to the Duke which "Bender and his colleagues in Paris were able to prevent from falling into unfriendly hands." Because of conditions in France "and of the rather delicate matters involved" DB001 advised Bender to report directly to the Duke of Windsor. [WN#20230]
Memorandum summarizing C.E. intelligence in Switzerland, December 6, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20235]
11th SCI Detachment weekly report, February 27, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20289]
Report on the work and personalities of the Premiere Brigade of the Surveillance de Territoire, January 9, 1946, 2 pp. The Premiere Brigade was supposed to neutralize enemy espionage activity and handle CE cases in the Paris area. The report accuses the Brigade of undertaking to do so only for "cases which could be made to yield a tidy and illicit profit." [WN#20290]
Operations Report of the 11th S.C.I. Detachment, Marseille, October 31, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20291]
Bi-Monthly Reports of the 77th SCI Detachment, November 11 and 27, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20291]
Progress Report of the X-2 Branch, France, for November 1-30, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#20291]
Weekly Operations Report of the SCI Detachment, Bordeaux, France, November 11, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20291]
Monthly Counter Espionage Summary of the French Mission, December 28, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20291]
List of "Hungarian Leaders Who May be Trusted by the Allies," March 17, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#20292]
Monthly Progress Report of the X-2 Branch, Paris, March 31, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20293]
Story of MAC "as written by the agent himself," December 18, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#20295]
Memorandum from SCI Unit 88 listing the "French double agents under T.R. control in Border Region and an English double agent controlled from Spain" December 29, 1944, 1 p. [WN#20296]
SCI Weekly Operations Report, December 27 1944 - January 3, 1945; January 4, 1945, 10 pp. [WN#20297]
11th SCI Unit Weekly Reports, December 20 and 27, 1944, 8 pp. [WN#20299]
Resume [sic]
of Present Situation Regarding Enemy Intelligence and Counter Intelligence in Southern Part of 88th Unit Area, December 22, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#20299]
SCI Unit 88 weekly report, 29 December 1944-January 5, 1945, 8 pp. [WN#20301]
11th SCI Unit weekly report, January 9, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#20301]
Memoranda and report by SCI Unit 88 regarding double-agent MAC's mission against the German Intelligence Service in France, January 14 and February 9, 1945, 11 pp. [WN#20301 and WN#20304]
Report on the Ostrich case and the discovery of activities of the Besekow - Litt Organization in France, January 25, 1945, 13 pp. The Besekow - Litt Organization carried out sabotage. [WN#20302]
Information sheets on French OSS agents, ca. January 16-30, 1945, 13 pp. The sheets give the agents' code name, real name, aliases, status prior to employment by X-2, circumstances of original contact, present status and nature of operation, outstanding achievements, financial and material arrangements, and the name of the case officer. [WN#20303]
88 SCI Unit weekly report, 13-21 January 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20303]
Report of a conference between SCI Unit 88 and Mr. Potter, X-2, Barcelona, on issues of mutual concern, January 21, 1945, 2 pp. The meeting "was most cordial and considered to have satisfactory results." [WN#20303]
11 SCI Unit weekly reports, January 20 and 25, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20304]
88 SCI Unit weekly report, January 27 - February 2, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20304]
88 SCI Unit summary for January, 1945, 8 pp. [WN#20304]
X-2 Branch, Paris, Monthly Progress Report, September 30, 1945, 14 pp. Included with the overall report is the bi-monthly report of the 77th SCI Detachment, which describes the apprehension of one Theodore Speck, alias Siebert. [WN#20306]
SCI Weekly Operations Report, February 7-14, 1945, 8 pp. [WN#20307]
11th SCI Unit report for week ending February 10, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20307]
Weekly Operations Report of X-2/SCI, March 7-14, 1945, 10 pp. [WN#20308]
11th SCI Unit weekly report, February 13, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20309]
88th SCI Unit weekly report, February 10, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20309]
X-2/SCI weekly operations report, March 1, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20309]
88th SCI Detachment summary of operations for February, March 1, 1945, 9 pp. [WN#20309]
Report on personalities of the GIS and SIM organizations working in Spain, March 11, 1945, 14 pp. [WN#20309]
X-2/SCI weekly operations report, April 5, 1945, 12 pp. [WN#20310]
Weekly Reports of the 11th SCI Detachment, Riviera District, for weeks ending March 24 & 31, 1945, 24 pp. [WN#20310]
39 Reports by agents and sources in Portugal, December 8, 1942-October 26, 1943, ca. 350 pp. [WN#20216-WN#20220]
Memorandum recommending that one Lillian Mendez, a translator and secretary for the American International Underwriters (AIU), "be watched," April 20, 1943, 1 p. Miss Mendez needed to be watched because she was in "a position to know about the activities of the A.I.U in assisting the Insurance Unit, CI. If she doesn't already know about these activities, she's pretty dumb - and she ain't." [WN#20221]
Memorandum from Switzerland listing Gestapo and Kripo personalities, January 23, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20229]
Memorandum listing German officials who defected in Switzerland, January 29, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20229]
Monthly Progress Report from SAINT, Istanbul, Turkey for December 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20247]
X-2, Istanbul, Turkey report for week ending March 18 [1945?]
, 5 pp. [WN#20247]
X-2, Istanbul, Turkey report for week ending September 8, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20247]
X-2, Istanbul, Turkey report for week ending September 15, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20247]
Monthly Progress Report from SAINT, Istanbul, Turkey for November 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20247]
X-2, Istanbul, Turkey report for week ending October 20, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20247]
Monthly Progress Report from SAINT, Istanbul, Turkey for September 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20247]
Report on Operation LAURA, relating to German gold shipped to Spain and Portugal through Switzerland, February 1, 1946, 5 pp. [WN#20249]
Summary of C.E. intelligence in Switzerland, January 22 to February 6, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20250]
List from Operation LAURA, compiled by the Collector of Customs in Bellegarde, France, showing gold and silver shipments from Switzerland to Spain between January 1942-February 1944, 16 pp. The records consist of two copies in French and two copies in English translation. The list was compiled for the SSU ca. February 1946. [WN#20251]
Memorandum on Communist activities in Switzerland and Northern Italy, December 6, 1945, 1 pp [WN#20237]
Summary of C.E. intelligence in Switzerland, December 6 to 22, 1 p. [WN#20239]
40 Near East Section weekly progress reports, July 18 and June 13, 1942, 5 pp. [WN#19858]
Eastern European Section progress reports for October 12 and August 3- 24, 1942, ca. 25 pp. [WN#19859]
Far Eastern Progress Reports, Summary through June 13, 1942, and for weeks ending June 27 & August 1, 1942, 24 pp. [WN#19862]
Progress Report of the Far East Desk for the week ending September 12, 1942, 4 pp. [WN#19862]
Reports by Dr. Alexander S. Lipsett on railway transportation in Germany, economic and social conditions in Luxembourg, and giving excerpts of speeches by one Dr. Ley, a leader of the German Labor Front, July 27-30, 1942, 8 pp. [WN#19868-WN#19870]
Survey of Foreign Experts Progress Reports for December 15, 1942-March 31, 1943, 55 pp. [WN# 19871]
Summary of SA/B Far East Desk projects as of October 1, 1942, 7 pp. [WN#19878]
Memorandum on British intelligence service in Roumania [sic]
, December 8, 1942, 3 pp. [WN#19879]
Letter to William P. Maddox defending Commendatore Renato Carhime Senise [code name Philip Morris]
, May 7, 1943, 7 pp. [WN#19884]
Report on Conditions in Italy, May 7, 1943, 12 pp. [WN#19984]
Excerpts From Secret Hearings of Renato Carmine Senise by the Swedish Authorities, October 1944, May 17, 1945, 12 pp. [WN#19888]
Narrative summary of documents relating to, and a list of recommendations of things to do in light of, the trial of Renato Senise, February 1, 1945, 8 pp. Senise was "a scoundrel, as agreed on all hands, and probably (so far as can be judged here, not certainly) an enemy agent." [WN#19889]
Memorandum with comments on top secret reports, "The Istanbul Mission" - "Certain C.E. Aspects" and the "Report of Archibald Coleman," September 12, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#19898]
Report critiquing a list of Hungarian contacts and collaborators for whom protection was requested by Source Dogwood, ca. September 1944, 3 pp. [WN#19899]
Intelligence Brief, "Penetration of Communist Parties: Preliminary Brief," October 14, 1956, 15 pp. [WN#19905]
Primer on foreign intelligence systems in the Levant States, July 1946, ca. 50 pp. [WN#19906]
London Report Nr. 1 by the Office of the General Attaché, Bangkok, Siam, August 25, 1946, 7 pp. The report is about the intentions of Prince Chulachakrapongse. [WN#19907]
Memorandum on development of non-SSU methods of covert communications, June 27, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#19913]
Memorandum on a CIG survey of existing U.S. undercover operations in South America, June 27, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#19913]
Cable warning Vienna that the use of rubles ["roses"]
by US Agencies "is under closest scrutiny by second cousins. We urge extreme caution," June 17, 1946, 1 p. [WN#19914]
Reports, mainly in Spanish, on suspects in the Madrid area, October 2, 1945-January 28, 1946, 26 pp. [WN#19975]
Memorandum regarding Rotary International's refusal of an OSS request for the membership lists of Rotary clubs in Japan, November 28, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#20018]
Biographical information on certain Italian Socialists, January 7, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#20018]
Report on Tai Li operations in China, June 26, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#20113]
Report regarding "Action Taken by Chinese to Combat Japanese Agents in Chichiang Area," May 12, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20114]
Weekly Report of SCI - France for 15-22 November 1944, November 23, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#20311]
Report from Athens (GAX Recapitulation Number One) regarding German sabotage groups; Axis agents; and describing the political situation in Greece, especially the actions of the Greek resistance group EAM [Ethnikon Apeleftherotikon Metopon]
, November 13, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#20329]
Report relating to the group Ellamdra, April 2, 1945, 3 pp. Ellamdra, Greek for Hellenic-American Activity, "is the name of an organization which claims to have started undercover, pro-American and pro-Allied activity early in 1943. . . ." [WN#20331]
Monthly Intelligence Summary for September from Athens, September 30, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20336]
Report on the French intelligence organization in the Alouite region of Syria, 1920-1945, 9 pp. [WN#20336]
Monthly estimate of the situation in Greece, January 31, 1947, 20 pp. [WN#20344]
41 77th SCI Detachment report on foreign intelligence in the vicinity of Metz, France, January 12, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20315]
77th SCI Detachment Semi-Monthly Report, January 13, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20315]
Report about the arrest in Salzburg of former members of the Royal Yugoslav Mission, ca. October 1945, 3 pp. The charges were buying stolen cars, forging documents and selling falsified movement orders. [WN#20316]
Memorandum on the Bank of Athens, June 18, 1945, 3 pp. The Bank "was the chosen instrument of the Germans for establishing economic domination and control of Greece." [WN#20318]
Report from Athens on Russian repatriation activities, June 4, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20334]
Report from Beirut regarding an alleged French list of alleged American agents, April 2, 1946, 3 pp. [20335]
Report on Greek intelligence services, March 15, 1946, 10 pp. [WN#20337]
S.I.M.E. Report No. 3, Andor Gross, June 22, 1944, 50 pp. [WN#20350]
. The OSS feared the revelation of Gross' ties to source DOGWOOD. Memorandum requesting a month's supply of operational items be shipped to SSU, Rumania, April 1, 1946, 1 p. The supplies consisted of fifty cartons of cigarettes, one case of "tropical type" chocolate, 24 pairs of nylon stockings, 24 bottles of whiskey, and twenty pounds of cocoa. [WN#20359]
Monthly Progress report for March 1946 from Bucharest, April 2, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20359]
Fortnightly reports from Cairo, Egypt, April 12 and May 16, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#20361]
X-2 Branch, Cairo, Egypt, bi-monthly reports for periods ending May 15, July 31, and August 31, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#20361]
Memorandum on the activities and personnel of the Japanese Military Attaché in Lisbon, Portugal, April 27, 1944, 7 pp. [WN#20364]
Report from Portugal of an interview with one Friederich Krais, February 23, 1945, 3 pp. Among other things, Krais reported that a German agent brought stocks, bonds, and currency worth about 80,000,000 pesetas, and believed to belong to Herman Goering, to Madrid shortly before the Franco-Spanish border closed; and that the Germans were then transferring large quantities of gold and other valuables to the Banco de Portugal. [WN#20374]
Report on the disposition of funds by the German Legation in Lisbon, Portugal, May 21, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20380]
Report of a technical survey of German cryptographic material in the German Legation, Lisbon, October 12, 1945, 13 pp. [WN#20384]
42 Report from Athens entitled "Monthly Intelligence Report (April) of the Aliens' Directorate," May 21, 1946, 7 pp. This is a summary of one report in a series that the Greek Minister of Public Order directed aliens' centers and sections to secretly compile. The report covers spies and enemy agents, anti-National and religious propaganda, the intelligence situations in neighboring countries, and information on the activities of Greeks abroad. [WN#20340]
Monthly CE Summary from Athens, July 29, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20342]
Monthly CE Summary from Athens, August 29, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20343]
Memorandum requesting a Tommy Gun for the Director of the Syrian Surete, December 6, 1945, 1 p. [WN#20348]
Report on the personnel of the Japanese Naval Attaché Office in Portugal, January 12, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#20371]
Report from Portugal regarding the Manfred Weiss Group, December 19, 1945, 2 pp. According to third party reports, the Weiss Group was allowed out of Hungary in exchange for their promise, in the event of a German defeat, to help "in the caching [sic]
of Himmler's personal funds in Portugal and Switzerland" and to "lend all possible financial assistance to defeated Germany in order to bring about a Three-Power Block against Russia." [WN#20390]
Report from Portugal alleging "a close connection" between certain French and Yugoslav agents "with respect to cooperation in intelligence work," January 30, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20395]
Report on the Sozzani Monarchist Group in Italy, August 2, 1946, 3 pp. The report is described as surveying "the centrifugal forces which have beset one of the outstanding Monarchist groups in North Italy since the elections." [WN#20492]
Report on the Movimento Unionista Italiana, August 8, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20495]
Report on the activities of Milan intelligence agencies, August 8, 1946, 11 pp. [WN#20497]
Report relating to a lot sale of stamps through the USSR Embassy in Rome, August 10, 1946, 3 pp. The Italian price list set the selling price at the black market exchange rate, suggesting that the USSR wanted to use the sale to raise extra money. [WN#20499]
Report of a meeting of Hungarian Red Cross delegates in Austria, August 19, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20502]
Progress Report on Plan Grappa, September 13, 1946, 9 pp. The plan included sorties into Yugoslavia. [WN#20530]
Report about the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' coverage of the Near East, ca. September 1946, 8 pp. In general, coverage "is characterized by lack of information, lack of means whereby this may be corrected and the lack of an overall policy around which the present reduced personnel could orient their work in the most effective manner possible." [WN#20535]
Memorandum relating to the visit of an Arab delegation to the Holy See, September 19, 1946, 5 pp. [WN#20536]
Memorandum on South Tyrol, February1946, 6 pp. Johannes Geissler, Bishop of Brixen, wrote the memorandum for an Allied Commission expected to visit South Tyrol. [WN#20537]
Report on political trends among the German-speaking population of South Tyrol, May 23, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20537]
Directive on "Co-operation with S.I.M. (C.S.) in Security/Counter-Intelligence Work," April 15, 1944, 3 pp. The directive states that "the time has come" to start sharing "a certain amount of secret information" with the SIM. Among the factors to keep in mind, however, was that the "average Italian officer suffers to a considerable extent from an inferiority complex. . . ." [WN#20543]
Report on the personnel of the SIM Cryptographic Department and its breaking of US codes and ciphers, February 15, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#20544]
Memoranda and interrogation reports relating to what information the Germans obtained after capturing some OSS agents, March 25-April 11, 1944, 16 pp. [WN#20545-WN#20547]
43 Memorandum relating to the SIM Cryptographic Department, March 26, 1944, 2 pp. The memorandum discusses American and English ciphers broken by the Italians. [WN#20548]
Report on the "Little Emine" Affair, re-shuffling of Turkish diplomatic representation in Rome, September 21, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20552]
Memorandum on contact between Italian SIS and French Navy I.S., June 24, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20553]
Memorandum on reports from French Navy I.S. to Italian SIS, June 29, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20554]
Report entitled "Relations of the Kurds with the Great Powers and with Minority Groups," ca. April 2, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20554]
Report entitled "Russia," ca. May 14, 1945, 3 pp. The report discusses differences among the Communist Party, the military and the intelligentsia over the conduct of the war. [WN#20554]
Order of Battle and command structure of the Yugoslav Army, ca. April 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20554]
Memorandum on members of the French Intelligence Service, July 6, 1945, 5 pp. The memorandum, written by James Angleton, describes a complicated case involving possible double agents. [WN#20555]
Memorandum by James Angleton on the "Extent of GIS and JIS Knowledge of OSS Operations in Italy," July 3, 1945, 5 pp. Angleton wrote that "there was a mutual exchange between the Japanese and German services," and that it was "presumed that considerable traffic from Berne to Washington containing OSS information was passed to the Japanese Intelligence Service." The report lists agents whose capture provided significant knowledge of OSS operations. [WN#20557]
Reports and statements about trying to determine the whereabouts of OSS agent Emanuele Strassera, June 6-October 18, 1945, 38 pp. [WN#20563]
Memorandum by James Angleton on the "French Organization in Northern Italy, SRO (DGER)," [Direction Generale des Etudes et Recherches]
, July 23, 1945, 3 pp. Angleton argued that the organization "should be excluded from the territory under American control, or should be forced to account for its activities and to justify them." [WN#20566]
Interrogation report of one Ventura Policarpo, July 24, 1945, 10 pp. Policarpo was an OSS agent captured by the Italian police. This is a report of the OSS interrogation of Policarpo after his release. The cover memo, written by James Angleton, says that the interrogation showed how the enemy treated OSS agents, and what types of information agents could reveal "under pressure." [WN#20567]
Memorandum on contact between Italian SIS and French IS, July 25, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20568]
Report on Count Sforza, the Pope, and Prince Umberto, July 27, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20568]
Study of censorship of correspondence among Italian Navy personnel, August 8, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20569]
Memorandum relating to the "808 CS Bn. IAI, formerly SIM/CS," July 30, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20573]
Report about a "Flight from Italy to Spain of Leading Fascists," August 14, 1945, 4 pp. The flight took place in May 1945. The report states that, according to information from the Italian Ambassador and statements by the Governor of Barcelona, "it seems that the mission was organized by Mussolini, who was to be notified as to the safe arrival of the plane as soon as the passengers landed. . . ." [WN#20574]
Reports of interrogation, correspondence, and other records relating to the life and times of White Russian exile Prince Elisbar Watchnadze, July 21, 1945-July 7, 1947, 56 pp. [WN#20577]
List of Italians belonging to the Gruppi di Azione Nizzarda, August 4, 1945, 9 pp. Members of the group "pledged themselves to carry out the Fascist program for the annexation of French territory, particularly Nice." [WN#20581]
Report from SCI Unit Z, Rome on the De Brissac Mission of the French I.S., August 6, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20582]
Report on the group Direction Gen. Etudes et Recherches (D.G.E.R.), a French intelligence agency, November 28, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20587]
Report regarding Plan Chianti in general, and Italian relief for Hungary specifically, June 7, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20445]
Memorandum transmitting brochures and pamphlets, which are NOT attached, describing "Alleged Tito Atrocities against Anglo-American Military Elements and repatriated Jugs," June 7, 1946, 1 p. The pamphlets and brochures were apparently issued at the Yugoslavian DP camp in Eboli, Italy by the "so-called Information Section of the Slovene Royal Army." [WN#20446]
Report on informers in the Italian Centro CS in Nico, June 13, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20454]
Report concerning Hungarian Laszlo Tarnoy, a suspected British agent living in Italy, June 13, 1946, 2 pp. Despite the fact that during the war he was a "relentless persecutor of the Jews and of pro-British elements," the Hungarian Consulate could take no action against him because of his alleged contact with the British Information Service. [WN#20454]
Report on Hungarians in exile, the Kopjas Movement, June 13, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20455]
The movement was organized by former Hungarian paratroopers living in exile in Austria, for the avowed purpose of exterminating "Hungarian traitors." Memorandum regarding the functioning of the Milan Questura, June 13, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20455]
Reports relating to Plan Chianti in general, and Hungarian relief actions in Switzerland and Portugal specifically, June 14, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20455]
Reports, in Italian, about institutional contrasts and party politics in Italy, June 14 & 24, 1946, 33 pp. [WN#20458 and WN#20462]
Memorandum relating to the second sortie into Yugoslavia under Plan Grappa, June 19, 1946, 1 p. [WN#20458]
Report about attempts to re-establish Italian Freemasonry, June 20, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20459]
Report on a French mission to Italy, June 20, 1946, 1 p. According to a source, "the actual mission of the group in question was to initiate a true undercover FIS network of agents in Italy preparatory to closing down of official FIS offices." [WN#20459]
Report relating to Plan Maraschino, July 24, 1946, 18 pp. [WN#20468]
Report, in Italian, about the political situation and political party activity in Italy to 30 June 1946, July 24, 1946, 11pp. [WN#20468]
Reports, in Italian, about the political situation in Italy as it reflected on public safety from 3-15 July 1946, July 24, 1946, 11 pp. [WN#20468]
Memorandum transmitting a report, which is NOT attached, on stateless persons in Italy, July 17, 1946, 3 pp. "It is believed that stateless persons, in view of the diversity of experiences in various countries (with loyalty to none) and because of their remarkable language qualifications have been a fertile field for IS recruitment." [WN#20469]
Report on events in Italy involving Hungarians during June 1946, July 20, 1946, 11 pp. [WN#20474]
. Topics include diplomatic relations, relief work and recent arrivals. Cover sheet for a report, which is NOT attached, alleging Vatican protection of Jugoslav [sic]
war criminals, July 12, 1946, 1 pp. [WN#20476]
Progress report for Plan Abraham Lincoln, July 8, 1946, 34 pp. [WN#20482]
44 Memorandum regarding conflicting information on one Captain Cann, March 26, 1945, 1 p. He was coming to the US as an agent of the French in 1945, but a reliable source reported in1944 that the French Justice Militaire wanted to try the Captain. [WN#20405]
Report from the commanding officer, No. 6 Liaison Unit, Venice, Italy, describing the latest developments, October 15, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20408]
Memoranda, reports, and other records criticizing the use of one Rose Carnevali, a.k.a. Anna Wagner, as an OSS agent, ca. May 1-August 2, 1945, 27 pp. [WN#20411]
Report about the "Personnel of the Legation in Rome of the former Independent State of Croatia (later moved to Venice and Bellagio)," June 14, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20411]
Report regarding Slovenes of Trbovlje, Yugoslavia who were Gestapo agents or collaborators, June 25, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20411]
Report concerning agents, suspects and collaborators who worked for the Germans in Northern Italy, June 10, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20411]
Report on Hungarian Underground activities in Milan, May 29, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20411]
Report about Hungarians recently arrived in the Milan area, May 30, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20411]
Report concerning Hungarians in Milan "known to have served the enemy," May 30, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20411]
Reports listing the personnel and family members of the Hungarian Legation in Bellagio, and the personnel of the Hungarian Consulates in Milan and Venice, ca. May 1945, 6 pp. [WN#20411]
Report on Hungarians in Stockholm, June 26, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20411]
Report relating to a new Hungarian resistance group in Berne, Switzerland, June 1, 1945, 3 pp. The group was the Hungarian National Independence Front [Magyar Nemzeti Fuggetlensegi]
. [WN#20411]
Report describing the activities of the Hungarian Red Cross in Rome, June 27, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20412]
Report concerning anti-Bolshevik youth organizations in Budapest, June 17, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20412]
List of Hungarian Nazis, members of the Arrow Cross Party, who served as German agents, June 15, 1945, 3 pp. The list is divided into professors and students, those who actively participated in the Ferenc Szallasi Putsch and terror, and those who acted as S.S. guards for high school students forcibly evacuated to Bohemia. [WN#20412]
Interrogation report of Dr. Emil Bulbuc, June 16, 1945, 5 pp. Bulbuc was an Iron Guardist, and formerly the Charge d'Affaires of the Rumanian Legation to the Italian Fascist Republican Government. [WN#20412]
Report relating to the former Rumanian National Government in Vienna, June 16, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20412]
Report on agents and suspects among Hungarians who recently arrived in Rome, June 30, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#20412]
Report on the contacts of the Hungarian Resistance Movement group, Magyar Fuggetlensegi Mozgalom, [January 3, 1945?]
, 4 pp. [WN#20413]
Reports regarding personalities in the Hungarian ministries under Szalasi and Szalasi's Chief agents, August 9, 1945, 9 pp. [WN#20418]
Report describing conditions in Hungary after the Russian occupation, December 1944-February 1945, August 23, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#20418]
Interrogation Report on General Szabo, former Hungarian Minister to Fascist Italian Republic, August 29, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20418]
Report on Hungarian intelligence organizations and personnel, August 10, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#20418]
Interrogation report on Alfred Csikszentmihalyi, Office Manager of the Hungarian Legation in Bellagio, Italy, August 10, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20418]
Report on Rumanian Iron Guardists in Italy and the organization of the Rumanian Iron Guard, June 16, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#20418]
Report on Hungarians from Rome in contact with, or employed by, the OSS, November 13, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#20420]
Report providing personal data on Hungarian Nationals recently arrived in Bari from Hungary, December 26, 1944, 4 pp. [WN#20421]
Report entitled "Latest Information, Including Biographical Sketches, on Allied-Employed Hungarians and Their Contacts," March 17, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#20422]
Reports of Captain Marcel N. Bessony, on detached service from the French Army to the OSS, SCI Unit Z, Genova, ca. September-October 1945, 30 pp. [WN#20424]
Memorandum regarding one Capt. Ratimir Pavolvicht, a Yugoslavian liaison officer in Paris, April 24, 1946, 2 pp. Pavolvicht possessed "knowledge concerning the location of original Tito Comitern documents which, among other items, bear on foreign intelligence operanda." [WN#20426]
Biographical reports on Dr. Ivan Cok/Chok, head of the Union of Yugoslav Emigrants in Italy, ca. September 1946, 5 pp. [WN#20427]
Memorandum on the status of the OSS relationship with the Free Austrian Movement in Rome, Italy, September 12, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#20428]
Reports and other records relating to the arrest and interrogation of one Vincenzo Peria, a former employee of the US Consulate in Milan, who "confessed to espionage activities on behalf of SIM/CS against U.S. Diplomatic Premises," May 30-November 29, 1945, 25 pp. [WN#20431]
Memorandum from X-2, Bari relating to the questionable intelligence provided by one Jose Francisco Messner, October 30, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#20432]
Report on leakage of information from SI Czech Desk in Washington to the Czechoslovak Legation in Rome, Italy, July 7, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#20434]
Report on Hungarians from Rome in contact with or employed by OSS, November 13, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#20436]
Report on Plan Chianti, an Italo-Hungarian relief action, May 25, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20439]
The Zimmer Notebooks, May 1944-March 1945, sent forward on June 28, 1946, 135 pp. The notebooks contain the official correspondence of Lt. Zimmer, Amt. VI, Milan, [part of the Reich Security Main Office]
. The notebooks "provide one of the richest single bodies of information on the activities of [Amt]
VI Milan and on the background of the Armistice negotiations." [WN#20483, beginning]
45 The Zimmer Notebooks, May 1944-March 1945, sent forward on June 28, 1946, 135 pp. The notebooks contain the official correspondence of Lt. Zimmer, Amt. VI, Milan, [part of the Reich Security Main Office]
. The notebooks "provide one of the richest single bodies of information on the activities of [Amt]
VI Milan and on the background of the Armistice negotiations." [WN#20483, conclusion]
SSU Italy report on a plan for long term agent recruitment, July 1, 1946, 6 pp. [WN#20484]
SSU Italy report about a foreign intelligence service, the Nauber Network, in Switzerland, July 26, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20485]
SSU Italy report concerning the Athena Film Co. and the Spatz Group, July 26, 1946, 15 pp. [WN#20485]
SSU Italy memorandum listing informers in the San Remo, Italy area, July 29, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20485]
SSU Italy Report on foreign nationals in Italy, August 1, 1945, 1 p. [WN#20489]
SSU Italy Reports, in Italian, on the political and security situation in Liguria, Italy, ca. August 1946, 39 pp. [WN#20490]
Operation of Controlled Enemy Agents: A History of OSS/X-2 Operation of Controlled Enemy Agents in France and Germany, 1944-1945, Vols. 1 & 2, 1946, ca. 800 pp. [WN#20322]

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