Interagency Working Group (IWG)

Records of the Office of Strategic Services (RG 226): Entry 214

Entry 214

Boxes 1-7. Location: 250/64/33/2. CIA Accession: 91-01046R

Box # Subject/Record/Information
1 Interrogation reports on Johann Kimmlingen, September 25 & October 1-4, 1944, 11 pp. Kimmlingen worked for the Gestapo in Luxembourg and Trier. [WN#20731]
Memorandum to Cigar from Pancho in North Africa regarding problems in implementing the S-X Program, May 20, 1944, 4 pp. The S-X Program aimed to create "an intelligence nucleus completely insulated from all other services, which can live on without . . . present official sanction after the military withdrawal." [WN#20953]
Memorandum on the past and future organization of the SSU Mission to Denmark, November 14, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#20955]
Memorandum giving a preliminary survey of X-2 Station, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 22, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20956]
Correspondence and other records relating to one Momotaro Enomoto, February 4-May 31, 1946, ca. 60 pp. Enomoto was a Japanese journalist repatriated to Japan after cooperating with the Inter Allied Committee investigation into Japanese Government property in Sweden. [WN#20957, WN#20959-WN#20960, WN#20964, and WN#20970]
Memorandum about clandestine British WT operations in Denmark and attempted penetration of local SSU operations, August 2, 1946, 1 p. [WN#20962]
Memorandum from Denmark providing information on a meeting in the Foreign Office concerning trade negotiations with Russia, July 9, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#20963]
Memorandum relating to a draft Russian-Danish Trade Agreement, July 22, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20965]
Memorandum transmitting a file, which is NOT attached, "of orders and amounts placed with Danish Contracting firms by the German Government under the Occupation," August 16, 1946, 1 p. [WN#20966]
Report from Copenhagen, Denmark for the week of August 23 to 30, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#20967]
Memorandum on the Swedish intelligence services, March 27, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#20970]
Report about a possible program of intelligence work in Estonia, October 10, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#20970]
Memorandum on the possibilities of an OSS field station in Copenhagen, Denmark for SI and CE activities, November 1, 1945, 4pp. [WN#20977]
Lists from Stockholm, Sweden of "Persons being used by various Branches," November 20, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#20983]
Memorandum concerning one Henry Koux and others, September 11, 1944, 1 p. Koux was the "leading manager of Henkel Kemiskt Tekniskt A/B," According to the memorandum, Koux "has in his own name" two properties and "an enormous life-insurance" on behalf of Herman Gohring. Koux's "illegal money transactions are pointing in the direction of the managing leader of the I.G. Farben in Stockholm, Lickfett." Further, one Herr Becker of the Deutsche Handelskammer in Stockholm said that "the German government intended to place money in Swedish firms which are black-listed by the Allies and to transfer capital from German firms to their daughter-firms in Sweden,"-a move opposed, however, by Ministerialrat Ludwig. [WN#20984]
Memorandum listing the sources and contacts of X-2, Stockholm, Sweden, November 21, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#20987]
Memorandum regarding the discontinuance of Danish RI [Research Intelligence]
reports based on wire taps of the Germans, March 2, 1945, 1 p. The wire taps ended because they were detected by the Gestapo. [WN#20990]
Memorandum on suspect Austrian personalities, May 17, 1945, 2 pp. The people are described as "ardent Nazis who did underground work prior to the Austrian Anschluss." They "constitute the type of people who would try to ingratiate themselves with the Allies who are taking over the government control in Vienna and double cross them at the first opportunity." [WN#20999]
Memorandum on Swedish penetration of the American Legation, May 19, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#21000]
Memorandum about Japanese funds and intelligence activities in and out of Sweden, May 24, 1945, 1 p. The Japanese were reported to have 8,000,000 crowns for intelligence work. The money was in "two suitcases in a safe in the Japanese Legation." The memorandum also summarizes a cable reporting that the Swedish Government blocked a 300,000 kronor letter of credit received by the Japanese Legation in Stockholm from Tokyo. "Expenditures are permitted on the basis of a voucher submitted by the Japs for payment of salaries, rental, office expenditures, but for no other purpose." Finally, the memo reports a Japanese claim to have sent agents to the US from Sweden. [WN#21002]
Lists of SO [Special Operations]
contacts and representatives with symbols and codenames, May 26, 1945, 8 pp. [WN#21003]
List of Labor Desk contacts in Stockholm, June 22, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#21004]
Memorandum on "Art Objects Confiscated by the Nazis in Germany and Occupied Countries," August 23, 1945, 4 pp. The memo quotes one Alfred Anderson, who formerly operated a large auction company in Berlin, as stating that the firm of Littmann & Rosenthal handled most of the art objects confiscated by the Germans in Holland. Anderson provided photographs and descriptive data on stolen art works, suggested other people to contact for more information, and described the "protocolle" document filled out at German art auctions, which registered the name, address and other data about the buyers. [WN#21006]
Resume of the SKF Espionage Case, August 29, 1945, 14 pp. The case involved "Certain persons in Gothenburg, Sweden" who were arrested and tried for "the procuring of information as to the detailed noting of ball-bearing shipments flowing from Sweden to Germany." Swedish newspapers charged that the accused worked for "American interests," charges "inspired by the Swedish authorities." [WN#21008]
Translation of a letter to the Norwegian Minister of Justice about Communist activity in Norway, August 17, 1945, 4 pp. The letter writer alleged that the Communists were organizing "combat groups." [WN#21008]
Translation of a report on a conversation between a member of the Swedish General Staff and Prince Otto von Bismarck, September 26, 1945, 4 pp. Bismarck declared himself "fully willing to begin drafting an organization with whom the Allies could conclude peace and with which they could work after the war." [WN#21010]
Bi-Monthly Summary from Stockholm, September 19, 1945, 1 p. The writer complains that the Japanese "have plenty of money, big parties, and not at all depressed at loss of war." Some Japanese intelligence officers threatened that an underground movement would revenge Japan's defeat within ten years by allying with the USSR. Therefore, "Suggest all pressure possible be exerted to get all [Japanese]
repatriated and interrogated to prevent formation of underground movement here." [WN#21011]
Memorandum about Swedish [CF-land]
Red Cross Activities, March 14, 1946, 2 pp. The original memorandum is very heavily edited. It charges that "certain representatives" of the Swedish Red Cross were carrying illegal correspondence, paintings and art objects between Nazis in Germany and their friends and relatives in Sweden. The memo also charges that there were Swedish intelligence officers on the Red Cross staff. [WN#21016]
Memorandum on the French Intelligence Service in Sweden, May 17, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#21021]
Memorandum from Seymour to Limit regarding one Sonya Wigert, April 16, 1945, 1 p. Wigert was a "well-known Norwegian actress whose popularity was very great in the Scandinavian countries." In exchange for "the services she had rendered," Limit asked Seymour to contact J. Robert Rubin of MGM about the possibility that Wigert "might prove interesting new talent for the American motion picture industry." Seymour told Limit that, at first, Rubin "fell right into the scheme." After reading a report by his Foreign Department and screening one of Wigert's latest hits, however, Rubin demurred. [WN#21023]
List of agent symbol designation changes sent from the US to Romania, April 30, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#21024]
Memorandum from London warning of "great danger" in X-2 collaborating with the Turks in Bucharest on collecting information about the USSR, April 18, 1945, 1 p. [WN#21033]
Memorandum discussing X-2 matters in London, Algiers, and Cairo, December 27, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#21040]
List of agent symbol designation changes sent from the US to London, June 15, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#21043]
Memorandum discussing the OSS situation in China, January 8, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#21046 and WN#21049]
Report on an interview with the Finnish General Staff, December 30, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#21050]
Report on the Finnish intelligence organization in Estonia, December 30, 1943, 1 p. [WN#21050]
Report on the Estonian "Omakaitse," January 3, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#21050]
Memorandum dated February 14, 1944, transmitting a copy of a letter discussing developments in Fez, Morocco, that was written by Miss Babs Henry, in December 1943, 2 pp. [WN#21051]
Memorandum warning of "Possible Penetration of American Embassy" in Spain by double agent Jean Martel, March 22, 1944, 1 p. [WN#21052]
Memorandum regarding the possibility of recruiting one Joseph Norborg, who "has taken a very active and significant part in Norwegian underground resistance against the Nazis," March 10, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#21053]
Memorandum on how to contact one Joseph Panholzer, who "was daring in his opposition to the Nazis in Bavaria, October 18, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#21060]
"London Fortnightly Report" to Istanbul, Turkey, with information about developments in Turkey and the Balkans, June 13, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#21063].
Memorandum concerning the work of the Servizio Informazione Aeronautica, March 2, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#21064]
Memoranda relating to the death of OSS Agent Paolo Poletti, May 16 and June 13, 1944, 3 pp. Poletti was "shot and killed while trying to escape from a P.B.S. [Peninsular Base Section?]
jail." [WN#21065 and WN#21066]
Fortnightly letter to Great Britain, August 11, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#21067]
Memorandum by James Angleton to James R. Murphy, Chief of X-2, on "Recent Intelligence Highlights Revealed in X-2 Italian Operations," October 12, 1944, 7 pp. Angleton declared the X-2 SCI/Z Unit's work in Italy "a text-book operation for counter intelligence." [WN#21070]
Memorandum regarding a Weekly Letter from London, July 1, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#21074]
Memorandum on American espionage activities in Spanish Morocco, July 12, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#21075]
"London Fortnightly Report," July 13, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#21075]
Memorandum from London to William T. Carlson in Stockholm concerning internal matters, August 23, 1944, 2 pp. Among the internal matters was the need to keep an eye on one Sammy Klaus, who was investigating enemy assets. His work was important, but it "is something which we have planned to do after the war closes and in which the State Department and the Occupation Authorities in Germany will devote considerable attention and research." Unchecked, Klaus "will become dangerously energetic on his own and will be setting up separate liaison with the various neutral and refugee intelligence and governmental officials." [WN#21076]
Report on sentiment among Japanese officials in Portugal, August 25, 1944, 1 p. Many were "depressed and are convinced that the defeat of Germany will be followed almost immediately by the fall of Japan . . . They admit having greatly underestimated the superiority of the American war machine." [WN#21077]
Records relating to the state of American, British and French insurance companies in France under German occupation, September 19-October 2, 1944, 10 pp. [WN#21080]
Memorandum on SIS intelligence, December 5, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#21081]
Memoranda between Stockholm and London about having agents on ships to South America, May 19 & June15, 1944, 3 pp. Stockholm wasn't doing it anymore, so London was to begin. [WN#21084]
Memorandum on a secret peace plan by German Vatican diplomats, December 27, 1944, 1 p. [WN#21085]
Memorandum entitled "Japanese in Rome" describing the investigation into a purported Japanese diplomat's note to Tokyo stating that "it is positive that Russia will declare war against Japan after the total defeat of Germany," December 27, 1944, 2 pp. [The note, or the report of the note, apparently originated with Source Vessel, Virgilio Scatolini, who was later arrested for forging just such notes.]
Memorandum from London disputing the conclusions in a report that questioned the use of double agent Carl Witel, January 4, 1945, 1 p. [WN#21087]
Memorandum from London to Paris on the Belgian I.S. and Security, January 8, 1945, 1 p. [WN#21089]
2 Report from the Scandanavia-Baltics Desk on "Meetings with Limit," January 3-30, January 31, 1945, 5 pp. The report lists 37 Scandanavia-Baltics Desk problems reviewed by Limit, ranging from how to handle specific intelligence cases and agents to OSS relations with the Swedish Government, defecting Germans, and the FBI. The report concludes that the visit "has infused new life and enthusiasm into the Desk personnel and has rendered our future work more promising and interesting." [WN#21093]
Memorandum regarding one Carl W. Hoffman, who was "actively engaged in producing foreign funds for the Abwehr in Sweden, Denmark and Switzerland," January 27, 1945, 1 p. [WN#21093]
Memorandum on deserting German officials in Sweden, January 26, 1945, 1 p. [WN#21093]
Report on Franz von Weiss, Swiss Consul to Cologne, March 21, 1945, 2 pp. The report recommends Weiss as a source of information. Weiss' showing of the film The Swiss Army to high-ranking Nazis and Army officers in Cologne in 1939 is credited with going "a long way toward commanding the respect of the Nazis for the independence and integrity of Swiss territory." [WN#21094]
Letter to 528 suggesting approval of a plan to have Polish passports issued to refugees in Portugal, March 1945?, 1 p. [WN#21095]
Memorandum to Great Britain repeating the need to obtain information on "Friendly Intelligence Systems," May 8, 1945, 1 p. [WN#21097]
Memorandum with a message to be given "to Luke's friend as coming from Uncle," June 1, 1945, 1 p. The message involved the reinsurance of the Cooperative Assurance Company, Ltd. of Lahore, India. [WN#21099]
Report about the activities of the French-Hungarian Society (Francia-Magyar-Tasansasag) in Innsbruck, Austria, May 3, 1946, 3 pp. The Society was formed "to promote and propagandize a French orientation of Hungary." [WN#21101]
Report on the political activities of displaced Hungarians at Innsbruck, Austria, May 3, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#21101]
Memorandum summarizing information on Renato Carmine Senise, January 18, 1946, 29 pp. [WN#21101]
Memorandum regarding one Abbe Magnin, a British SOE [Special Operations Executive]
agent suspected of also working for the Gestapo, December 6, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#21101]
Memoranda on Russian intelligence in Algiers, October 29, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#21101]
Report by Counter Intelligence Corps (G-2) on the suicide of one Frau Margarete Borkenhagen, March 13, 1946, 1 p. Frau Borkenhagen, the Mother-in-law of one Walter Stennes, committed suicide in Germany after being forced from her home and raped by Russian soldiers. The transmitting memorandum suggests that "Judiciously used this intelligence may assist you in contacts with and potential use of Stennes, Walter, to the extent made feasible by local conditions." [WN#21102]
Memorandum on the incompetence of Agent Moccasin, May 3, 1946, 1 p. After detailing his many transgressions, the writer declares that Agent Moccasin "is not, under any circumstances, the type of penetration agent whom we want to cultivate." [WN#21102]
Memorandum entitled "Russian Agents in Austria," May 3, 1946, 1 p. The memorandum asks for information on Russian agents in Austria. It describes past Russian attempts to control the Berlin police department, which are assumed to be similar to their then current actions in Austria. [WN#21102]
Memorandum on Polish I.S. organization, personalities, and activities, March 5, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#21102]
Memorandum regarding a possible investigation of gold smuggling from Portugal to Tangier, April 25, 1946, 1 p. The gold smuggled out of Portugal was thought to be part of the up to 1,400,000 pounds of gold originally shipped from the Swiss National Bank in Bern to both Portugal and Spain. "There is little doubt from the evidence available that this gold belonged to the German Government." [WN#21102]
Report about suspected Soviet agent Norman Stein, April 18, 1946, 3 pp. Stein was suspected of being, among other things, "one of the chiefs of Soviet espionage in Switzerland." [WN#21102]
Memorandum on Communist penetration of the Allied Control Commission (ACC) in Budapest, April 4, 1946, 1 p. According to a source, "all British intelligence agents had been uncovered by the RIS [Russian Intelligence Service]
with the help of Hungarian Communists." There was also supposed to be a Communist agent in the American section of the ACC. [WN#21102]
Memorandum entitled "SI Austria Project 'I.G. Fox'," May 15, 1946, 2 pp. The project's purpose is not explained, but it involved circumstances "where United States units are exposed to National groups of uncertain stability," and the memo contains biographical information on Hungarian Communists. [WN#21102]
Report entitled "MFM, Hungarian Underground Movement, Still Active," May 10, 1946, 4 pp. The MFM, Magyar Fuggetlensegi Mozgalom, opposed the "present Russian-dominated Hungarian regime." [WN#21102]
Memorandum with traces of people for Plan PORTA, July 2, 1946, 8 pp. [WN#21103]
Memorandum to France concerning charges against MAC, "one of the most dependable double-agents we have ever used," June 27, 1946, 2 pp. The exact charges were not known. However, as long as the charges against MAC were not for a criminal offense, everything possible was to be done to either secure his release or insure the lightest possible sentence. [WN#21103]
Memorandum relating to the escape of double agent Henri Gaillard from the 77 SCI Unit, Metz, June 18, 1946, 1 p. Gaillard was about to be turned over to the French, "and a letter had been prepared, strongly urging leniency in view of Subject's good record in the Allied service." [WN#21103]
Memorandum about one Cornelius Blaga, who "indirectly but purposely" supplied information to the Allies. May 31, 1946, 3 pp. Blaga was the secretary of the Rumanian Legation in Ankara. [WN#21103]
Memorandum with additional traces for Plan PORTA, July 11, 1946, 17 pp. [WN#21104]
Synopsis on the various intelligence services in Switzerland, July 3, 1946, 16 pp. There is information on the British, Bulgarian, Czechoslovakian, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Trotskyite, and Yugoslavian intelligence services. [WN#21104]
Memorandum to SSU, WD Mission to Austria, providing traces of people for Project I.G. Fox, August 19, 1946, 5 pp. Project I.G. Fox was apparently not developed "beyond its proposal stage." [WN#21104]
Memorandum regarding one Alois Julius Hanke, August 12, 1946, 5 pp. Hanke was an agent for the head of Abwehr [German military foreign intelligence service]
in Portugal, but claimed he was forced to take the position. The report provides details of his extensive corporate dealings in Portugal. [WN#21104]
"Suggested Outline for Studies of Foreign Intelligence Services," August 2, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#21104]
Memorandum ostensibly relating to one Victor A. Larionoff, August 1, 1946, 2 pp. The memo states that there is no information on Larionoff, who may belong to the Russian Fascist Union. Most of the memo consists of warnings about things to keep in mind when working with White Russian organizations. [WN#21104]
Memorandum relating to an espionage organization in pre-war Vienna, ca. 1934, August 5, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#21104]
Memorandum on White Russian groups, August 2, 1946, 2 pp. The memorandum asks the recipient to establish contact with White Russian groups in order to obtain information on Soviet activities in Greece [see below].
The memo warns that "Due to the dangerous dual personality of the White Russians, we strongly recommend dealing with them only through sub-agents." [WN#21104]
Report entitled "Russian Émigrés and the Russian Embassy," June 15, 1946, 2 pp. The report states that the staff of the Russian Embassy in Athens was showing considerable interest in White Russians. The Soviets might have been trying to form a " 'Greek-Russian Chamber of Commerce'" with certain new Russian émigré organizations in Greece. [WN#21104]
Memorandum to Bern, Switzerland entitled "Material Submitted by Dr. A.J. Saxon," September 3, 1946, 1 p. This memorandum begins by informing Bern that the material by Dr. Saxon never arrived. This memorandum then refers to a totally separate memorandum, which is NOT included, entitled "Atomic Energy Research in Germany." The rest of the memo on material submitted by Dr. Saxon consists of quotes by an unnamed person evaluating the atomic energy research in Germany memo. The unnamed evaluator found the atomic energy research memo to be "' 80% to 90 % accurate in so far as known material is concerned.'" Also, without explaining which scientists are under discussion, the unnamed evaluator declares that "'The group of scientists in Frankfurt are not of interest to the United States under the present Congressional and State Department policies which do not provide for employment or use of such scientists.'" [WN#21105]
Memorandum regarding Count Gyorgy Pallavicini, September 6, 1946, 2 pp. Depending on whom one believed, the Count was either "demented" or really was "commissioned by the French Minister of War to create an intelligence network for the French in Hungary." [WN#21105]
Memorandum to Paris describing a "French-Zionist Communist Intelligence and Action Organization," September 13, 1946, 1 p. The organization's business house was "a shield for a widespread undercover network of espionage, illicit arms traffic and Zionist illegal immigration activity. . . ." [WN#21105]
Memorandum on one Rudolf Sedlacek, September 16, 1946, 2 pp. Sedlacek, was a "well-known character, and has been described as chief agent of Abwehr Amt III F of Act Vienna in Hungary in 1944." [WN#21105]
Memorandum summarizing a report on Spanish foreign intelligence activity, September 17, 1946, 1 p. [WN#21105]
Memorandum on Ukrainian nationalist movement groups, September 19, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#21105]
Memorandum relating to French SDECE [Service de Documentation Exterieure et de Contre-Espionage]
personalities in the Middle East, September 19, 1946, 1 p. [WN#21105]
Memorandum relating to, and reports turned over by, a Ukrainian nationalist group, September 27, 1946, 12 pp. The OSS dealt with "two soi-disant representatives of the UHVR Security Council." They turned over reports on the field organization of the Soviet Intelligence Service; the location of Western Soviet intelligence bases; Bunker I/B-P/5 in Munich; agencies utilized by the III/B/C/M, the RIS Base in Prague; and the agent line from the III/B/C/M in Prague to its bunkers in Regensburg and in Munich (Bunker I/B-P/5). In return they asked for input into interrogations, a promise that the identity of their agents would be protected, and technical assistance, including "Making available to us a candid camera." [WN#21105]
List of CE targets in Berlin, Germany October 9, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#21105]
Memorandum discussing the possible usefulness of one Friedrich Ernst, October 14, 1946 3 pp. Ernst was a member of the Reichsbank Advisory Board, but it was not clear if he was connected to "safehaven and fifth column activities" like some of his associates. [WN#21105]
Memorandum trying to find out if one Gerhart von Mende worked for the OSS, October 16, 1946, 1 p. Two different sources said he did. Von Mende "was [Alfred]
Rosenberg's specialist on all Turkish tribes in Russia and has a mass of information on German Fifth Column work in the Caucasus and Krimea." [WN#21105]
Memorandum informing the staff in Portugal [BD]
that they were detailed to the Central Intelligence Group (CIG), August 29, 1946, 1 p. The detail let staff members represent themselves as CIG employees, which "would give you considerably more prestige." [WN#21107]
Memorandum evaluating Plan Bazaar material dealing with the popularity of Communism among Arabs, September 3, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#21107]
Pouch Letters, receipts, shipping lists, and other records to and from Luanda, Angola, ca. January 1943-November 1944, ca. 100 pp. [WN#21108]
Pouch Letters, operational reports, and other records to and from South Africa, ca. August 1943 - January 1945, ca. 75 pp. [WN#21109 - WN#21118]
Pouch Letters, correspondence, and other records to and from Lourenco Marques, Portuguese East Africa [Mozambique]
, ca. 1943-1945, ca. 200 pp., [WN#21119 - WN#21128]
Pouch letters 1 - 10 to and from St. Vincent, the Cape Verde Islands, September 1943 - November, 1944, 16 pp. [WN#21129 - WN#21130]
Pouch Letters to, and Operational Letters from, Algiers, Algeria, October 16, 1945-September 25, 1946, 45 pp. Among many topics, Operational Letter No. 63, of September 25, 1946, describes a sighting of two UFOs. They were described as cigar shaped, possibly with wings, going "at a speed 'appreciably less than that of a shooting star'," trailing blue flame, and making "a sort of 'whoosh,' entirely unlike that of an aeroplane and just like that of a jet propelled plane." [WN#21131 - WN#21132]
Correspondence to and from Casablanca, Morocco August 13, 1943-July 17, 1946, 96 pp. [WN#21133 - WN# 21141]
Report from Africa, June 10, 1945, 23 pp. [WN#21147]
3 Report on the activities of one Assim Gjakova in Albania during and after the Italian occupation, July 11, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#24500]
Report on the whereabouts and activities of one Mehdi Frasheri at the time of the Italian capitulation, July 11, 1944, 4 pp. [WN#24500]
Report on Albanians in Rome, July 8, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#24500]
Letter to Howard Chapin from Horace Andrews, August 9, 1944, 2 pp. Topics include a brief description of the Austrian Committee of Liberation, safe contacts near the border between Hungary and Yugoslavia, and advice on how to deal with "the Russians whom we meet in the field, both undercover and otherwise." The advice on the Russians was to " 'give them the grip' and take it for granted that they will understand our presence as easily as we will understand theirs." [WN#24501]
Memorandum to Operations Officer, German-Austrian Section, Co. B, Caserta, Italy from Horace Andrews, accompanying the requested jar of "Irritant Ointment," February 14, 1945, 2 pp. The memorandum describes the ointment's properties, but Andrews writes that "From the information which you supplied, however, it is impossible to visualize the purpose for which the 'counter irritant' is needed and to supply exactly what will fit the bill." [WN#24503]
Memorandum listing "trustworthy" photographic shops in Vienna, January 16, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24504]
List of Middle East personnel and prospects, January 3, 1944, 7 pp. [WN#24506]
Correspondence to and from Jerusalem relating to events in Palestine, March 30-September 18, 1946, ca. 25 pp. [WN#24508 - WN#24515]
Directive with instructions for field stations on how to use the KAPOK system "in acquainting Washington with present or contemplated operations," October 8, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24516]
Letter to Walter Ross, Commanding Officer, OSS Unit, Bucharest, Rumania, from F.G. Wisner discussing, and asking for information on, developments in Rumania, March 21, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#24517]
Correspondence to and from Gordon Scott, Chief, Near-Middle East Division, SI, April 11 - October 18, 1946, 60 pp. [WN#24518]
26th weekly report of activities of the OSS, October 19, 1943, 3 pp. [WN#24521]
Letters from Eliot Grant discussing the situation in Iran, October 15, 1943-January 20, 1946, 20 pp. [WN#24522 - WN#24530]
Memorandum entitled "Some Questions and Suggestions Concerning Operations in Portugal," August 10, 1944, 6 pp. [WN#24533]
Memorandum summarizing a discussion that recommended that a "combined intelligence center (advance base) for P.O.G. and Italian Operations be established in Lisbon," Portugal, January 11, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#24535]
Memorandum from 1025 on his stay in Portugal so far, ca. March-June 1944, June 22, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#24536]
Report of an unsuccessful trip to Lisbon, Portugal in 1943 to transfer funds to Lisbon agents, June 15, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#24537]
Memoranda to Tagus regarding the possibility of "using an Irishman, now in Portugal, as a double agent for the penetration of Germany," May 29, 1944, 3 pp. The memo includes a brief description of Germany's attempts to send agents to Ireland and the state of the Irish Republican Army. [WN#24538]
Memorandum with questions and suggestions concerning operations in Portugal, August 10, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#24546]
Pouch Letter No. [332?]
from Lisbon, June 2, 1945, 7 pp. Much of the letter deals with agents who might be involved with gathering Safe Haven information in Spain. [WN#24547]
Minutes of, and correspondence relating to, a meeting of the World Council of Churches (WCC), March 23-May 16, 1944, 12 pp. The correspondence writers felt that WCC plans to include German churches immediately after the war would open the door for undue German Government influence. [WN#24547 and WN#24548]
"Report on S.I. Operations of Portugal Base, April, 1945," May 23, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#24549]
Interim report on the liquidation and reorganization of the SSU Iberian Mission, October 17, 1945, 8 pp. [WN#24552]
Memoranda regarding Operation AIREDALE, to recruit, train and employ 150-200 Spanish nationals to carry out SO Branch controlled short-range sabotage activities immediately behind enemy lines, April 7, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24555]
Memoranda regarding Operation KEATS, to employ 90-100 French officers and agents-supplied and trained by 'Service Action,' Direction Generale des Etudes et Recherches-on short range, SO Branch controlled operational sabotage activities, immediately behind enemy lines, April 7, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#24555]
Memorandum on how, where, and from whom to obtain Safe Haven information in Spain, May 7, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24556]
Pseudonym lists for Budapest, Hungary; Bucharest, Rumania; Austria; Belgrade, Yugoslavia; and Tirana, Albania; June 20, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24558]
"History of Swiss Desk, SI Branch, MEDTO," [Mediterranean Theater of Operations]
ca. July 1945, 19 pp. [WN#24561]
Memorandum to Chief, Italian Section, SI, from Chairman, Evaluation Committee, Italian Section, SI, analyzing the Malvina-Giuliana Projects, March 8, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24564]
Memorandum from the Chief, Italian Section, SI, May 3, 1945, 2 pp. Among a number of topics, this memorandum provides an explanation of some of the cryptonyms used by Source Vessel, Virgilio Scatolini. [WN#24571]
Report on French intelligence activities in Italy (II Bureau), June 12, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#24573]
Memorandum to the Commanding Officer, 2677th Regiment OSS (Prov), reviewing types and sources of Rumanian intelligence, November 4, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#24574]
Memorandum relating to five "Personalities in Switzerland" accused of collaborating with the Germans in financial crimes, May 28, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24578]
Applications, vetting requests, and other records relating to individuals considered for the Twilight Project, ca. September 28, 1944-August 29, 1945, ca. 450 pp. The Twilight Project called for X-2 trained agents to live in German cities and keep track of underground movements that could hamper the Allied occupation. [WN#24579]
4 Applications, requests for medical exams, and other records relating to individuals considered for the Twilight Project, ca. December 1944-February 1945, ca. 400 pp. [WN#24580]
Monthly reports of the Steering Division, SI - Germany, August 2 - November 5, 1945, 39 pp. [WN#24581 - WN#24584]
Memorandum from and about the CD Division, SI, OSS Mission for Germany, June 16, 1945, 6 pp. The CD Division's mission "is to provide cover and documents for agents employed by OSS in undercover operations anywhere in Europe." They wanted material which "covers all European countries, whether enemy, neutral, or allied." The three categories of material wanted were "documents; intelligence needed for cover stories and briefing of agents; and clothing and equipment of possible use to agents." [WN#24585]
"Preliminary report on CD requirements in the field," July 12, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#24586]
Memorandum on the "Needs for C&D Services, Berlin, SI, Detachment," July 16, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24587]
Reports on the status and plans of the Dutch secret intelligence service and the Dutch security service, January 2, 1946, 12 pp. [WN#24589]
Report on the Nemo Mission, "perhaps the most efficient and comprehensive espionage network in North Italy," August 30, 1945, 9 pp. [WN#24591]
Memorandum from Rome relating to one Marcello Pace, August 31, 1945, 2 pp. Pace's story included being sought by French members of the Gestapo. [WN#24591]
Memorandum on whether or not there was a clandestine SIM [Servizio Informazioni Militare, the Italian military intelligence service]
center in Turin, September 1, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24591]
Memorandum on the military and political aspects of the Brindisi, Italy Mission, October 20, 1943, 4 pp. [WN#24594]
Report on the "Reconstruction of the SIS Center in Athens from 2 June 1941 to 8 September, 1943," September 20, 1945, 11 pp. [WN#24597]
Report relating to French intelligence service groups in North Italy, September 13, 1945, 3 pp. The cover memo states that, if true, the report illustrates the French practice "of flooding North Italy with various uncontrolled missions who apparently work independently from Paris." Further, "AFHQ has taken a hostile attitude towards such expeditions as indications are that loot and bodies have disappeared with the missions." [WN#24599]
Copy of the chart: Organisation Generale du Parti Communiste [General Organization Chart of the Communist Party], ca. September 1944, 1 p. The memorandum sending it forward in September 1945 quotes a source as saying it "was stolen about one year ago from the Communist Headquarters in Paris, France." [WN#24601].
[The original chart is in box 4A]
Memorandum reviewing SI activity in Berlin from October 1945-March 1946, March 19, 1946, 6 pp. [WN#24602]
Memorandum describing the state of SI in Germany, March 30, 1946, 6 pp. [WN#24602]
Report of SI Operations - Berlin, November 17, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#24603]
Memorandum by Frank Wisner, Chief, SI, Germany, on "Miscellaneous Operational Matters - SI Germany," July 16, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#24603]
Memorandum entitled "SI Personnel and Operations in American Zone, Germany and Denmark; Present Status and Proposals for Near-term Future," December 6, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24603]
Memorandum relating to the vesting of the Stinnes Company by the U.S. Alien Property Custodian, December 29, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24603]
Resume of the results of the Political Reports Committee, SSU, Mission to Germany, January 11, 1946, 4 pp. The Committee met "to examine the sources of political intelligence, to determine the principal political intelligence publications, and to make recommendations as to the responsibility for, and the optimum conditions of, political reporting." [WN#24603]
"Survey of SI-AMZON," January 18, 1946, 6 pp. [WN#24603]
Correspondence relating to the Prague Detachment's part in helping American Relief for Czechoslovakia, Inc. distribute food to children in Eastern Slovakia, February 6 & 8, 1946, 2 pp. "We saw it as an opportunity to establish considerable status for one of our people under which he could act as observer in a part of the country which has hardly been visited by Americans." [WN#24603]
Report of a visit to the Nurnberg [sic]
and Prague Detachments, February 20, 1946, 4 pp. Memorandum on the work of the Prague Detachment, April 22, 1946, 6 pp. [WN#24603]
Memorandum from Crosby Lewis, Chief of Mission to Germany to General John Magruder, Director, SSU, WD, regarding "Liaison with Other Intelligence Services," February 20, 1946, 2 pp. Lewis previously contacted the intelligence services of Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands, and argued that such liaison should be encouraged. [WN#24603]
"Special Authorizations Issued by Theater Commander for Operational Purposes" to the SSU, August 10, 1945-April 23, 1946, 5 pp. One of the authorizations was for cover designations, which included Civil Education Survey Unit, Publications Research Unit, and Refugee Control Unit. [WN#24603]
Memorandum to Amzon, Paris, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Vienna, Prague, Italy, and Bern from 209 regarding the possible use of a "Surreptitious Entry Team," August 26, 1946, 2 pp. The team consisted of four men, "outstanding experts in the field of surreptitious entry and what to do after one has done it. One of them is the leading national exponent of manipulation of combination locks. A second is one of the world's most effective lock pickers. A third is an outstanding expert on flaps and seals, and the fourth is a highly skilled microfilm expert." [WN#24603]
Letter to Richard Helms, Acting Chief, Foreign Branch M, from Crosby Lewis, September 18, 1946, 3 pp. Lewis wrote about his visit to the Prague detachment. [WN#24603]
Letter to Paul C. Blum, Chief of Mission, SSU, Bern, Switzerland from Crosby Lewis regarding "working on former members of the GIS or German Foreign Office who had experience in operating against the Russians," September 22, 1946, 1 p. [WN#24603]
Letter to Richard Helms from Crosby Lewis on Lewis' trip to Rome and an upcoming trip to Stockholm, September 22, 1946, 2 pp. "In the case of Stockholm, we are providing some rather extraordinary items of operational equipment including German machine guns, hand grenades, and speed boats." [WN#24603]
Letter to Richard Helms from Crosby Lewis, September 23, 1946, 4 pp. Among several topics, Lewis argues in favor of employing wives of staff members. [WN#24603]
Memorandum to Richard Helms regarding the status of regular army officers in the SSU, October 16, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24603]
Memoranda from Crosby Lewis about meetings among representatives of British Intelligence and those of the SSU Mission to Germany, 13-14 June 1946; July 1, 1946, 5 pp. Lewis complained that the meetings were not very fruitful because of "the dilatory manner in which the British approached and retreated from major issues." Both sides agreed that the USSR was the main intelligence target. However, the British "are placing a higher priority on activities inside Germany than SSU; but their activities have a different emphasis. They appear to be concerned with building up inside the British Zone and elsewhere in Germany a long range under cover series of contacts and agents which will serve their interests after the Allied occupation of Germany is over." [WN#24603]
"Roster of Personnel of SSU, WD, Mission to Germany by Branches," April 24, 1946, 22 pp. [WN#24604]
Note on X-2, Austria, May 7, 1946, 1 p. Topics include relations with the Army, Communist intelligence targets and projects, gathering information on the intelligence operations of France and Great Britain, and the fact that "Extensive investigation is being conducted into local problems relating to the atomic energy developments." [WN#24604]
Memorandum relating to a "Jewish-Communist Espionage Network in AMZON," September 7, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24605]
Memorandum regarding the visit of Richard N. Frye to AMZON, August 26, 1946, 1 p. Frye, a representative of the Harvard Graduate School, wanted to contact a "certain former Soviet official, a fabulous scholar," who "may be a mine of information," hiding in the British Zone of Germany. [WN#24605]
Personnel Roster and Organization Charts of SSU Missions to Germany as of 20 July 1946, July 22, 1946, 21 pp. [WN#24605]
Memoranda to the Director from Crosby Lewis, Chief, SSU Mission to Germany, requesting approval for George Wood to come to the US and apply for citizenship, May 22, 1946, 2 pp. George Wood was one of the code names for Fritz Kolbe, the German Foreign Ministry official turned OSS source. "His future security in Berlin will depend, in no little measure, on his having established at least a claim to official United States protection." [WN#24605]
Personnel Roster of SI/Germany as of 15 September 1945, September 14, 1945, 16 pp. [WN#24605]
Memorandum to Frank G. Wisner, OSS Mission for Germany, from D. DeBardeleben discussing how much protection and/or assistance the OSS should give to its contacts and agents in case of danger, July 5, 1945, 3 pp. Using the situation of former Romanian agent Georgescu as an example, DeBardeleben concludes that the OSS should restrict itself to letting contacts and agents know of any potential threats of which they may not be aware, and giving "such assistance as may be possible. . . once they have gotten themselves outside of the country and into an area where our assistance can be given without creating an incident." [WN#24605]
Interrogation report, in German, and other records relating to one Wilhelm Person, July 24, 1946, 11 pp. [WN#24605]
Memorandum recommending one Dr. Mercedes Gaffron, who was "profoundly and continuously anti-Nazi," as a possible useful contact, August 29, 1945, 1 p. [WN#24605]
Memorandum on the problem of penetration across the Swiss-German or Swiss-Austrian border, September 26, 1944, 3 pp. [WN#24607]
Memorandum to Mort Kollender asking him to prevail upon the Department of Immigration and Naturalization to let one George Reinbold stay in the US until after the war, ca. December 3, 1944, 1 p. Reinbold assembled the list of names used for the Twilight Project, "and can be of continuing use to us." [WN#24609]
Memorandum on Carlo Petrone and Paolo Treves, two "Italian personalities in London," February 8, 1944, 1p. [WN#24615]
4A Chart: Organisation Generale du Parti Communiste [General Organization Chart of the Communist Party], ca. September 1944, 1 p. [WN#24601].
[A copy of the chart, with its transmittal memo, is in box 4.]
5 Letter to Vincent Scamporino from R. Mazzarrini, April 22, 1944, 2 pp. Among other topics, Mazzarrini suggests "setting up London as an operational point with respect to Italy, with operations to that country through France." [WN#24620]
Memorandum to Ricardo Mazzarrini transmitting copies of two letters to Count Sforza, October 6, 1943, 1 p. The letters are NOT attached. One was from Maestro Arturo Toscanini and the other from one Pacciardi. As instructed, Mazzarrini burned the copies of the letters after reading them. [WN#24626]
Memorandum regarding one Anthony Van der Steenhoven, November 11, 1944, 2 p. Steenhoven was coming to the US "to do a propaganda job" for the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs. He'd been briefed by both the Minister "and, I gather, by the Queen herself." Unfortunately, "Our opinion of Van der Steenhoven is none too high. He is very conceited and probably none too intelligent young man who fancies himself as a slick operator." [WN#24629]
Memorandum relating to the possible equipping and training of 50,000 Dutch Army Corps recruits in the US "so that they can participate in the fight for the liberation of the Dutch East Indies," November 17, 1943, 2 pp. The men were "to be recruited in Holland after the liberation." [WN#24630]
Memorandum regarding differences between the Belgian Surete and the Belgian Affaires Etrangeres over giving one Jacques LeGrange a service passport, April 11, 1944, 2 pp. "Apparently our troubles with the State Department are not without parallel in other governments." [WN#24631]
Memorandum describing improved relations with, and post-war intelligence plans of, the Belgian Surete, May 23, 1944, 5 pp. "The Belgian Surete, and indeed the whole Belgian Government, is becoming aware that they have been too dependent upon the British." [WN#24632]
"Resume of past and future relations of the Office of Strategic Services and Eire," August 3, 1944, 4 pp. [WN#24634]
Records relating to The New Zionist Organization and A. Abrahams, August 16, 1943, 6 pp. [WN#24637]
SO Branch, OSS, ETO lists of code words, code names, and resume operations, April 1945, 30 pp. [WN#24638 - WN#24639]
Telegram to A. W. Dulles from B. Homer Hall regarding two joint numbered OSS accounts attached by Switzerland, October 3, 1944, 2 pp. The Swiss attached the accounts in 1943, believing they belonged to a suspected OSS agent. They did not know that they attached official OSS accounts. As the trial of the agent neared, Hall asked Dulles if it was time to tell the Swiss the truth. [WN#24640]
Report on SI work in Sweden, May 1, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24642]
Memorandum on a possible leak of American intelligence information to foreign services, August 9, 1944, 1 p. The leak involved the Finns, Swedes, and Swiss. [WN#24643]
Curriculum Vitae "and, to an extent, the Apologia" of Source Luther, February 13, 1945, 5 pp. Among other information, Luther claimed to have "intimate knowledge of Goebbels' plan for 'diving' when things get too hot." [WN#24648]
Memorandum to General Donovan from Wilho Tikander, Chief, OSS Sweden, on Tikander's activities in February 1945; March 5, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#24653]
Memorandum with excerpts from Guidance Schedule Number 1, August 29, 1946, 5 pp. The Guidance Schedule lists priority intelligence targets in Norway and Denmark, the USSR, Sweden, and Iceland. [WN#24654, WN#24666, and WN#24669]
Letters from I.S. Dorfman and Lillian Traugott in Stockholm to George Pratt and Arthur Goldberg in London, August 22, 1944, 6 pp. Topics include plans for the penetration of Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary to obtain military intelligence; and arrangements for the Swedish Seamen's Union "to put a seaman at the disposal of X-2 aboard each vessel bound from Sweden to South America." [WN#24662]
Memorandum from I.S. Dorfman to J. Haskell, Chief, SI, August 28, 1944, 4 pp. Among many topics, Dorfman discusses the withdrawal of insurance from Swedish ships calling at German ports. "I am advised that almost all Swedish shipping to German ports will cease shortly, and that roughly one half of all Swedish ships are now in German ports, on the way there or returning." [WN#24662]
Memorandum to General Donovan from I.S. Dorfman about the "Penetration of German Legation in Stockholm. Intelligence re Peace negotiations," May 23, 1945, 4 pp. Dorfman describes the results of his contact with a code clerk inside the Legation in March 1945. Dorfman learned later that there was "a directive prohibiting OSS personnel from obtaining codes of foreign powers." [WN#24664]
Pouch Letter #1 from Manip [in Tunis?]
to Nyanza, discussing local events, October 28, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#24670]
Lists of, and keys to, informants of 179, "of sufficient importance to have regularly assigned designations," January 1945-April 1946, 11 pp. 179 was in Algeria. [WN#24672]
Letters to Arthur Goldberg, January 25, 1943 and January 25 & 27, 1944, 10 pp. The letters discuss plans for carrying out "a comprehensive campaign of sabotage which would give Allied D-Day operations the maximum assistance possible," and plans to introduce "active SI-personnel" into Germany, Austria, and Hungary. [WN#24673]
Letters and Memoranda from G. P. Van Arkel concerning missions and developments in, out of, and around Algeria and France, November 12-December 25, 1943, 11 pp. [WN#24674, and WN#24677-WN#24678]
Memoranda and letters concerning missions, developments, and personnel in, out of, and around Algeria and France, April-June 1944, 19 pp. [WN#24680-WN#24681, and WN#24683]
Memorandum describing the military situation in Rome, October 19, 1943, 6 pp. [WN#24688]
Report to Earl Brennan from Vincent Scamporino on personnel and developments in Italy, November 15, 1943, 5 pp. [WN#24689]
Letter to Henry Hyde, 2677th Regiment, OSS (Prov), Algiers, from Eric Barnes, transmitting a letter to the Father Superior of the White Fathers at the Maison Carree, Algeria from the Belgian Minister of State, June 21, 1944, 2 pp. The letter to the Father Superior asks for news of friends. However, as Barnes explains, "the real motive behind it is to give us an introduction to this organization which is believed to receive regularly interesting information from inside France and Belgium." [WN#24692]
Monthly Reports for February and April 1946 from the Intelligence Division, HQ, SSU, China, 21 pp. [WN#24706 and WN#24723]
Letter to Louis Hector, Secretariat, SSU, Washington, D.C., from John I. Howell, Special Reports Section, SSU, China Theater, November 6, 1945, 7 pp. The letter discusses mainly internal matters. [WN#24716]
Memoranda giving the code names used by HQ, SSU , China Theater, December 1945-January 1946, 9 pp. [WN#24717 - WN#24719]
SSU/China report, December 1945, 3 pp. [Only pages 7-9 are here.]
The pages summarize intelligence from the Shanghai, Canton, Peiping, and Tientsin Offices. [WN#24720 and WN#24724]
Plan of Operation from the September 1944 report of OSS, SU Det. 202, CBI Theater, September 30, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#24721]
Records relating to the possible delivery of a letter from Mrs. Edgar Snow to Madame Sun Yat Sen, April 10-13 and May 5, 1945, 15 pp. The letter was supposed to clear the way for August Scholle, representative of the CIO War Relief Committee, to travel to Yenan, China. Scholle wanted to contact the North China Trade Unions Federation. [WN#24722 and WN#24737]
Monthly Report of the Phoenix Project for July 1945 from the Hsian Field Command, Hsian, China, July 31, 1945, 4 pp. In addition to the Phoenix Project, the report briefly describes the Honeybee, Cricket, Wasp, Ant, and Readers Digest Projects. [WN#24725]
Memorandum on ISLD [British SIS]
activities in the Far East, August 2, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24726 and WN#24764]
Oxford Operational Report about the Columbia School of Journalism in Chungking, China, January 2, 1945, 10 pp. The writer, a former editorial writer on the Herald-Tribune, describes the work of the school, explains why graduates would not be especially suited for work as intelligence agents, and complains that he was misinformed about the work he would actually be doing when he left the US to "teach" at the school. [WN#24727]
Reports on "Third War Area activities" from SSU, China Theater, SI Branch, May 9-14, 1945, 16 pp. The area included all of unoccupied Kiangsi, Anhwei, Chekiang, and Fukien Provinces. [WN#24728]
Memoranda relating to the use of Chinese Catholic Church centers in North China in general, and the contacts of Bishop Paul Yupin in particular, as sources of information, July 3, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#24729 and WN#24734]
Report of a conference between Lt. General Takahashi, Chief of Staff, Japanese Army in North China, and members of the Magpie Mission in Peiping, China, September 12, 1945, 3 pp. The purpose of the meeting was "to establish relations with the Japanese and to explore intelligence possibilities." With no Allied troops to surrender to, "the Japanese find themselves saddled with the responsibility of maintaining order in North China." Since Chinese Communists threatened both the Japanese and the Allies, the General agreed "to furnish us with intelligence on any subject we desired." [WN#24731]
Table of information on missions in the China Theater, ca. September 1945, 12 pp. The table provides each mission's code name; member names; location prior to August 10, 1945; directives prior to August 10, 1945; post-surrender disposition and signal plans; immediate post-surrender directives; and ultimate post-surrender directives. [WN#24732]
Agent designations and personal data sheets of members of the Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, and Alabama groups, OSS, China Theater, March-April1945, 38 pp. [WN#24733]
Report on the Oyster Project, OSS, China Theater, SI Branch, May 22, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#24735]
X-2, China Theater monthly report for July 1945; July 31, 1945, 12 pp. The report includes a map showing the X-2 Penetration Program. [WN#24736]
CBI/MO report on special problems in Chungking [sic]
, China, September 30, 1944, 13 pp. [WN#24747]
List of British C.I.D., Burma with assignments, April 15, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24749]
List of contacts in the Medan, Sumatra area, March 8, 1946, 5 pp. [WN#24750]
SU Detachment 404, SI monthly report for July 1945; July 25, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#24751]
"ZA - Field Accession Sheets, SI," [IBT Theater? August 1945?]
19 pp. The sheets give source and sub-source names and evaluations, report synopses, date of the report, and other information. [WN#24752]
Intelligence Reports from OSS, Bern, October 26, 1944-February 26, 1945, 12 pp. Topics include bomb damage in Austria, small arms producers in Germany, conditions in Yugoslavia, the Rhine River and Schluchsee Dam, and developments in the Cologne, Germany area. [WN#24753]
Monthly Progress Report #5, Karachi Branch Office, X-2, January 26, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24759]
Records relating to whether or not Major James H.W. Thompson improperly discussed secret SSU plans with Mrs. Eleanor Hastings, who worked for the IRIS of the State Department, December 26, 1945-January 29, 1946, 19 pp. Thompson was judged not guilty. [WN#24763]
Memorandum relating to the interception of an exchange of messages between the British and the Thailand Army, April 10, 1945, 2 pp. The messages concerned probable future military action in the Kengtung area. The fact that the messages were intercepted had to be kept from the British "in order to protect the Thai Army, which has great fear of cousins." [WN#24766]
Report on the British intelligence services in China, January 4, 1944, 17 pp. [WN#24769]
Report on "X-2 Experience with Burma Anti-Fascist League" (AFL), by Baird V. Helfrich, X-2, Detachment 101, ca. April 1, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#24773].
"Their reliability for intelligence purposes is now unquestioned at the Theatre level." [Statements by two of the AFL agents Helfrich cites are below.]
Statement of Maung Hla about his attempt to establish contact with the AFL, ca. April 1, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#24774]
Statement of Win Maung on his mission to contact AFL authorities in Burma, ca. April 1, 1945, 8 pp. The mission lasted from January 16-March 29, 1945. The statement describes his departure from Detachment 101; capture and torture by, and escape from, the Japanese; and his stay with members of the AFL in Mandalay. [WN#24775]
Report on the establishment of an American undercover organization in India, ca. 1945, ca. 60 pp. [WN#24776]
Final survey report of the Bombay, India Office, July 27, 1945, ca. 20 pp. [WN#24776]
Memoranda from the India-Burma Theater on long-range intelligence, September 12 and November 30, 1945, 7 pp. [WN#24777 and WN#24779]
Memorandum on X-2 activity, Saigon, Vietnam, October 30, 1945, 1 pp. [WN#24778]
Memorandum on X-2 operation for Saigon, Vietnam, and Japanese intelligence organizations, August 14, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#24778]
6 Memorandum on the "Future of X-2, IBT," September 21, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#24782]
Monthly Progress Report, X-2 Branch, Calcutta Office, November 26, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#24784]
X-2, India and SEAC, Monthly Progress Report for September 1944; October 10, 1944, 13 pp. [WN#24785]
Monthly Report for September, X-2 Calcutta, October 5, 1944, 8 pp. [WN#24786]
X-2, India and SEAC, Monthly Progress Report for November 1944; December 2, 1944, 10 pp. [WN#24787]
Weekly Report, X-2, Detachment 101, for 10-17 March, March 17, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#24788]
X-2, India and SEAC, Monthly Progress Report for December 1944; January 2, 1945, 15 pp. [WN#24789]
Report on the intelligence activities of the KARBO [Karachi Branch Office]
, 20 September 1944 - June 20, 1945; June 20, 1945, 20 pp. [WN#24790].
The report marked the office's closing. Report on "X-2 Experiences With Burma Anti-Fascist League," ca. February 1945, 5 pp. [WN#24791]
X-2 Branch, India Burma Theater, progress report for April 1945; May 4, 1945, 11 pp. [WN#24792]
List of American firms in Bombay, India, with appendices on liaison personalities and information on American firms and individuals in Bombay, August 1945, 8 pp. [WN#24793]
BR HQ OSS SU DET 404, X-2 monthly report, June 1945; June 20, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#24794]
Stockholm, Sweden monthly activity report for June 1946; July 8, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#24797]
Records relating to the "Polish Project in Sweden," July - September 1946, 10 pp. [WN#24798].
The project involved the former representative of the Polish intelligence service in Sweden. Reports from Stockholm on the movement of USSR [JE-Land]
merchant vessels in the Baltic during June and July 1946; July 16, 1946, 5pp. A memorandum from the Navy describes the report as "of utmost value" because "information in this field is very meager." [WN#24801]
Reports on events in Estonia from one Konstantin Peiker, who escaped from Estonia to Sweden, September 4, 1946, 9 pp. [WN#24806]
Stockholm, Sweden monthly activity report for August 1946; September 6, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#24807]
Memorandum from Stockholm about a DC-Land [Estonia]
operation, September 30, 1946, 9 pp. [WN#24810]
Stockholm, Sweden monthly activity report for September 1946; October 4, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24812]
Memoranda from Stockholm regarding reliable Latvian police officials in Germany, October 10 and 17, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#24813 and WN#24815]
Report from Stockholm about the "DC-LAND [Estonia]
Operation (Second expedition)," October 15, 1946, 3 pp. The report describes a second unsuccessful attempt to land a team in Estonia, and includes a map of the operation. [WN#24814]
Memorandum on the Swedish intelligence Service, March 27, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#24820]
Memorandum on French Intelligence in Algeria, September 13, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24823]
Memorandum on intelligence systems in EA Land [Morocco-Tangier]
, November 20, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#24824]
Memorandum from Morocco-Tangier [EA]
entitled "Machado," October 11, 1945, 1 p. Machado was a former agent. His case was noteworthy because it confirmed the fact that "the French authorities had intentions of picking up as many of our former agents as possible," a process that "would occur once the American troops and military authorities left the French Zone." The reasons for this policy were diverse, "but all would seem to be contrary to our interests." [WN#24825]
Monthly progress report from Tangier for March 1946; March 30, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#24827]
Memorandum discussing security problems at the Morocco-Tangier [EA]
legation, April 4, 1946, 4 pp. [WN#24827]
Extracts of information relating to desertions from the Spanish Army, January 25, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#24827 and WN#24833]
Memorandum answering questions about Spanish intelligence services in Morocco-Tangier [EA]
, May 24, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#24828]
Memorandum on telephone tapping in Morocco-Tangier [EA]
, April 23, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24828]
Memorandum giving a general description of developments in North Africa [EF]
, March 1, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#24829]
Memorandum on American espionage activities in Spanish Morocco, July 12, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#24832]
List of questions for Morocco-Tangier [EA]
to answer about Spanish Intelligence, April 26, 1946, 1 pp. [WN#24833]
Memorandum to all field stations on the need to report on all of the intelligence systems in their area, September 27, 1945, 2 pp. Germany and Japanese intelligence services were the obvious focal points during the war. With the end of the war, however, "all foreign intelligence services, and personnel connected thereto, now become the legitimate object of observation and study. . . ." [WN#24834]
Memorandum from Robert Blum, Assistant Chief X-2 Branch, to Area Officers and Desk Heads on the "Responsibility of Desks in Relation to Information on Foreign Intelligence Services," February 11, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#24834]
Monthly Report of OSS/X-2 Branch activities for August 1945, 14 pp. The report contains information on the activities and achievements of the Washington HQ and a partial report of activities from the field. [WN#24835]
Memorandum relating to, and a list of, SIM agents in the Perpignan-Barcelona area, October 21, 1944, 11 pp. [WN#24838]
Report by Miss Ethel M. Thornbury on "The Situation in the Iberian Peninsula," June 21, 1944, 12 pp. Miss Thornbury discussed the organization of the Spanish and Portuguese Intelligence systems, and explained why information on both was comparatively meager. The report includes an organization chart of German intelligence organizations in Spain. [WN# 24840]
"Analysis of Certain Reports about the Spanish Secret Services and their relations with the Germans," August 4, 1944, 16 pp. The analysis addressed "the organizational structure of the Spanish intelligence and police services that have been put to such intensive use by the Germans." [WN#24841]
Report on the Leopold Werz case, May 12, 1944, 15 pp. Werz, the German Vice-Consul at Lourenco Marques "has been engaged in the organizing, directing, planning and carrying out of German and Axis espionage, sabotage and the subversion of Allied and neutral populations since the outbreak of this war." [WN#24845]
Memoranda to offices in Italy, Great Britain, and North Africa confirming new assignments and changes of symbols, August 25-30, 1944, 4 pp. [WN#24847 - WN#24848]
Memoranda on Polish [CH-Land]
Intelligence, January 9 & 23, 1945, 5 pp. The memoranda discuss what actions the Poles might take against the Allies if Great Britain withdrew its recognition of the Polish Government-in-Exile. [WN#24851 and WN#24854]
"Narrative Account of the Organization and Activities of the Dogwood Project" by Arch F. Coleman, December 5, 1944, 63 pp. [WN#24851]
Monthly report from Spanish Guinea [BC]
for 20 May - 19 June 1944; June 22, 1944, 8 pp. [WN#24855]
Memoranda forwarding comments by OSS man "Limit" on the Norwegian intelligence service, January 26, 1945, 1 p. Limit felt that a number of Norwegian intelligence agents "are of very poor caliber," and that the ones in Great Britain [BB-land]
"are not well informed of the activities of their own men in the Swedish [CF-land]
capital." Also, Limit characterized the Swedish head of counter-espionage in his city [Stockholm?]
"as rather incompetent, pro-communist, and involved in a triangle with a wife and secretary-mistress; he is however, quite straight." [WN#24857]
List "of persons known to have been agents of the OSS Special Detachment G-2, 5th Army during the period 1943-1944," February 1, 1945, 5 pp. Unfortunately, "There is every reason to believe that the names of many of these persons, if not all of them, are known to the Germans." [WN#24858]
Memorandum to Switzerland [DB]
cautioning against the use of one Lucien Orsini as an agent, July 5, 1945, 3 pp. Lucien's "very colorful career" made him suspect. [WN#24864]
Memorandum regarding the Sunset Case, the possible control of a Japanese [CG-land]
intelligence communication channel from Portugal [BD-land]
, June 19, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#24865]
Memorandum entitled "Counter-espionage Operations Against the Japanese in Europe," ca. July 28, 1945, 8 pp. [WN#24866]
Memoranda relating to Romania, September 18-December 8, 1945, 14 pp. The records list and characterize prominent Romanians, some of them OSS agents, in the government, financial circles, and the army; and describe the search for one Samuel Pasternak, whose son Joe was a producer at MGM. The elder Pasternak was deported to Auschwitz on June 7, 1944. [WN#24868]
Report on "Msgr. Francois Luttor, and certain C.E. Aspects in the Employment of Hungarian Nationals in Italy and Central Europe," January 25, 1946, 14 pp. Luttor was the Hungarian Minister to the Vatican. He was suspected of leaking information to the Axis. [WN#24869]
Personnel forms and other information on sources Naum Assenkoff, Paul Hoffman, and Tohotom Nagy., ca. October 1945, 13 pp. Nagy gave information on the KALOT (Katholikus Agrar Legenyek Orszagos Testulete), the National Federation of Hungarian Catholic Agrarian Youth. [WN#24870]
Records relating to Dr. Geza Soos, and whether or not he was a Hungarian Nazi, August 6, 1945-January 22, 1946, 10 pp. [WN#24870]
Memorandum concerning one Lucien Corosi, December 12, 1945, 2 pp. When Corosi was in Tangier, he associated with known members of French Intelligence. It was reported that the "special activity" of one of the members of French Intelligence, Major de la Ruelle, was "To spread French propaganda among the Moors, mainly by anti-British and anti-American stories," and to infiltrate any US or British intelligence networks "so as to be warned of, and block, any trend judged harmful to French Empire interests." [WN#24872]
Records relating to one Boleslav Tachauer, "Possible Contact in Sofia via Budapest or Istanbul," February 23 and March 22, 1946, 7 pp. Tachauer was a former Hungarian intelligence official. [WN#24873]
Memorandum on French Intelligence Service members in Tangier, Morocco, March 25, 1946, 1 p. [WN#24874]
7 Report on "OZNA, National Police of the present Yugoslav Government," January 12, 1946, 4 pp. OZNA "is well on it's [sic]
way to rival the Russian NKVD police in notoriety . . . As long as OZNA remains, the Communist Party will rule Yugoslavia." [WN#25806]
Report listing "OZNA Members and there [sic]
status - Vojvodina," January 18, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#25806]
Report listing "Members of the Central Committee of Banat and Vojvodina," February 1, 1946, 1 p. [WN#25806]
Report on French intelligence activity in northern Italy, January 25, 1946, 3 pp. [WN#25807]
Report listing OZNA Members, February 21, 1946, 1 p. [WN#25808]
Report on secret police activities in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, February 12, 1946, 1 p. [WN#25808]
Report relating to the "Subversive Activities of Elena Floscia, Notorious in Italian Intelligence Circles," ca. February 1945, 2 pp. [WN#25809]
Report on the "Background of Discovery of Hidden Medicinal Stocks in Florence," ca. February 1943, 1 p. The existence of the medicine was probably revealed because of "a struggle between two groups of capitalists. . . ." [WN#25809]
Excerpts from British counter intelligence report No. 15, for period ending 26 January 1945, concerning military and civil security in Italy, 2 pp. [WN#25809]
Report of interrogations of Gaston Spitoni, German agent for Ast Munich at Milan, sent forward on January 26, 1945, 6 pp. [Ast stands for Abwehrstelle, branch office of Abwehr, the German military foreign intelligence service.]
Reports by Gerhard Wieser, a Swiss agent, from November 1944 and January 1945, sent forward on February 1, 1945, 7 pp. Wieser described the work of Ast Munich. [WN#25810]
Report entitled "Foreign Intelligence Organizations Currently Operating in Italy," March 5, 1945, 2 pp. WN#25811]
X-2 Italy, Company "D", Report, 21 January to 20 February; February 21, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#25812]
X-2, Co. "D", Florence, Italy Report for Period 1 January - 20 January 1945; January 21, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#25812]
Records relating to Italians arriving in Istanbul from Budapest, June 26-July 11, 1945, 9 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." [WN#25813]
Report of the Special Interrogation of Frau Hildegarde Beetz, July 7, 1945, 7 pp. The interrogation's main purposes were to discover "(a) what Frau Beetz knew about RSHA [Reichsicherheitshauptamt]
plans for postwar work, and (b) her contacts with [Wilhelm]
Hoettl." [WN#25814]
Report from France by Source Parson, outlining "a course of action which he would take if he were in a position to continue his profession as 'technicen de renseignements'," June 12, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#25814]
Report by one Henri Boyer, "My Political Life in France," June 30, 1945, 6 pp. The report "has the usual characteristics of information given by collaborators or Nazi sympathizers who try to justify their past actions and win the sympathy of the Allies by turning state's evidence, as it were." [WN#25814]
Records relating to Plan Caesar, July 21-30, 1945, 8 pp. The records consist of a plan of action by one Andreas Folmer, regarding the "possibility of activity in Spain," and a memorandum identifying certain Japanese in Europe. [WN#25815]
Memorandum to James Angleton informing him that one Giuseppe Nazi, alias Baldo Bontempani, was in Dachau, and would be picked up at once, June 18, 1945, 1 p. [WN#25816]
Letter to CO, HQ, 2677th Regiment, OSS (Prov)., suggesting an investigation into the disappearance of Lt. Col. Mario Guermani and Paolo Fabri, May 29, 1945, 2 pp. The men disappeared the previous February, while carrying 5,000,000 Lire for the Italian resistance central committee in Bologna. [WN#25817]
X-2/OSS "Counter-Espionage Summary of all Theaters of Operation for September 1945," 8 pp. [WN#25818]
Report regarding "suspect activities of persons connected with the Swiss Legation in Athens," August 29, 1945, 3 pp. "The general impression among many well-known Greeks seems to be that the Swiss Legation in Athens, in spite of the ostensibly pro-allied services of the Swiss Red Cross, has always constituted a well-camouflaged nest for pro-Nazi and pro-fascist activities." [WN#25819]
General Report of X-2 Athens for August 16-31, 1945, 3 pp. [WN#25819]
Extracts from Nice, France SCI Reports, June 1945, 6 pp. [WN#25823]
Weekly Report of the 11th SCI Detachment, Riviera District, D.B.S., for weeks ending 19 and 26 May, 1945, 2 pp. [WN#25823]
Report from the 11th SCI Detachment relating to the possible penetration of a US Embassy in North Africa, May 24, 1945, 1 p. [WN#25823]
Letter from HQ, Eighth Army asking for information on Missione PIA and other past OSS missions in the Treviso, Italy area, July 3, 1945, 2 pp. The Eighth Army wanted the information to help in checking on accused collaborators. [WN#25824]
Memorandum listing current staff in, and potential staff for, Switzerland, September 25, 1942, 1 p. [WN#25825]
Memorandum from A.W.D. [Allen W. Dulles]
regarding the cooperation provided to the US by the Dutch corporation N. V. Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken, May 27, 1942, 1 p. The Dutch corporation, "more or less the General Electric - Radio Corporation of Holland," had a network of companies worldwide. Philips' Lampen A.G. was the Swiss affiliate. A.W.D. recommends the Swiss representative, Werner Bruemmer, as a contact. [WN#25826]
Memorandum to Henry B. Hyde from R. G. D'Oench concerning "Our organization in Switzerland and the results produced through it to September 1, 1942;" September 2, 1942, 3 pp. D'Oench concludes that all the information procured so far "is only of a relative and general interest." [WN#25826]
Letters regarding the reopening of the Geneva Press Service, ca. September-October 1942, 12 pp. [WN#25826]
Memorandum recommending the recall of "Warren" from Switzerland, October 8, 1942, 2 pp. "The net result of Warren's indiscretion is that several members of an important war service have been burned. . . ." [WN#25826]
Memorandum quoting a cable from Bern, Switzerland describing resistance to the Nazis by Catholic Bishops and their parishioners in the Netherlands, January 26, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#25826]
Memorandum describing the routing of communications from the Secretary of the Italian Socialist Party to Allen Dulles, March 2, 1944, 2 pp. [WN#25828]
Records relating to Maestro Arturo Toscanini sending money to his daughter, Wally Castelbarco, in Switzerland, December 6, 1943-April 29, 1944, 10 pp. At first Wally asked for a monthly remittance for her and family. In a cable of March 21, 1944, however, she asked for money from her father and "Menuhin, Volodja, Heifetz and other magnanimous friends" to "alleviate the suffering of Italian political refugees among whom are numerous musicians, Jews and various other friends." The OSS expressed interest in facilitating the flow of any moneys Maestro Toscanini wished to send. [WN#25828]
Memorandum concerning a possible exchange of information between Britain and Switzerland, June 1, 1944, 1 pp. The Swiss had "drawings of rocket projectile catapults on the invasion coast." Britain reportedly had "the design of German radio equipment for beaming attacking planes." [WN25828]
Records relating to the possible use of one Otto Meyer as a source, June 27 and July 19, 1944, 3 pp. Meyer was the General Manager of Machinen Fabrik Augsburg-Nuremberg (MAN). Although a Nazi, he had a wife of Jewish descent, and he had to move her to Switzerland. As Meyer "certainly realized that the war is lost for Germany," he was seen as a promising contact. [WN#25828]
Interoffice correspondence and Chief of Station memoranda from the US Legation, Bern Switzerland, August 1-September 10, 1946, 89 pp. [WN25829]
Memoranda regarding reputed leading Nazi, Alfred (Frede) Lersen, August 7, 1946, 1 p. Although unknown to the public, Lersen was reported to be "a large German industrialist and the holder of secret German funds. Lersen was Hitler's personal adviser and was always shown great consideration by other Germans." [WN25829]
Memorandum by Paul C. Blum, Chief of Mission, SSU, Switzerland complaining that the French Government had not acted to control the approximately fifty Japanese living in France, August 9, 1946, 1 p. "Need I point out what harm a few ill-intentioned Japanese, well provided with funds, could do in France or in Western Europe today?" [WN#25829]
Letter to the Director, CIC Detachment, Munich, regarding the investigation of one Karl Melber about concealed Germans assets in Switzerland, August 15, 1946, 1 p. [WN#25829]
Memorandum to D. J. Reagan, Safehaven Officer, Legation, Bern, relating to Ricardo Siepmann, August 21, 1946, 3 pp. Siepmann, a Nazi party member, was a partner in the firm of Control Company, Hamburg. During the war, the company "expanded and developed tremendously through the Balkan and Nordic countries." [WN#25829]
Letter, in German, from one Werner Marwede to Hanns Thierfelder about ways to uncover hidden German assets, July 29, 1946, 3 pp. According to a transmittal memo, the letter led to "the suggestion that informants be permitted to retain 20% or 25% of the accounts reported." The suggestion was not adopted. [WN#25829]
Correspondence relating to one Hans E. Riesser, who was "cashiered by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs because of Jewish ancestry," but remained on the payroll of the German intelligence services for many years, August 24 and September 9, 1946, 2 pp. [WN#25829]
Memorandum to Brig. General Barnwell R. Legge from Paul C. Blum, informing the General that the cases in the cellar contained "17 Machine Guns, 28 Clips and 18 Cases of Machine Gun Ammunition," June 24, 1946, 1 p. [WN#25830]
Report entitled "Infiltrazioni Straniere Nell'Economia Italiana," n.d., 22 pp. [WN#25832]
Draft report from Source Kafigturm about the organization, operation, and situation of the IRI (Istituto per la Ricostruzione Industriale) and its main subsidiaries; the Finmare and Finsder holding companies; and the Banca d'Italia, December 5, 1945, 11 pp. The draft is heavily edited, and much of it is handwritten. Kafigturm was a member of the Italian military intelligence service. [WN#25833]
Memorandum from Alton Childs, "Washington Comments on Berne Intelligence," April 11, 1946, 5 pp. "In general, the Swiss reports are very good indeed." [WN#25834]
Memorandum discussing recent trends in S.I. activities in Switzerland and Spain, May 22, 1943, 2 pp. [WN#25835]
Records relating to the transfer of money in Switzerland "for distribution in labor channels," February 9, 1943-January 13, 1944, 9 pp. [WN#25835]
Memoranda regarding the Alien Property Custodian's vesting of shares of the DeNobili Cigar Company, a case "where it would have done us a good deal of harm in Italian Resistance circles if we had not stepped into the breach," January 10 and 25, 1945, 4 pp. [WN#25836]
Memorandum from Chief SI, Mission to Switzerland on present and potential intelligence production, November 16, 1945, 5 pp. [WN#25837]
Memorandum on contacting former German intelligence operatives, September 10, 1946, 1 p. The OSS wanted to interrogate former German operatives who worked on Russia, "for the purpose of obtaining a detailed picture of German operations against Russia and ascertaining the location of certain individuals who might continue this work for us." This memorandum specifies wanting to contact one Gisevius. [WN#25837]
Memorandum from Stephen B. L. Penrose, Jr., Divisional Deputy for Europe, regarding possible cooperation between the OSS and the Kantar Intelligence group, February 23, 1945, 3 pp. The Kantar intelligence group "are seriously concerned with the probability of the establishment underground of a Nazi Fascist international organization." [WN#25837]
Memorandum from 110 [Allen Dulles]
to Climax relating to infiltrating agents into Germany from Switzerland, November 7, 1944, 5 pp. [WN#25837]
Report of a "Meeting of 493 with Hans Ecken of the SS," January 15, 1945, 7 pp. Topics included Germany's shipment of twelve Messerschmidts to Switzerland in exchange for Swiss destruction of a German "secret night-fighter" which mistakenly landed in Dubendorf; improvements in, and planned use of, German V weapons ("The Germans have definitely abandoned the idea of shooting V-1's from submarines at New York - for political reasons"); politics; industrial production; counter espionage; and a proposed meeting between Allen Dulles and Walter Schellenberg, head of Nazi espionage services. [WN#25837]
List of intelligence services in Italy, January 5, 1945, 6 pp. [WN#25837]
Memoranda from Allen Dulles to Whitney Shepardson relating to "840," a German-Brazilian held prisoner by the Germans, February 15, 1945, 2 pp. "I am convinced that the work which has been done through the Swiss and other channels available to us have saved 840 from execution. . . ." [WN#25837]
Records relating to the leak of a report by Dr. Maze (Mazet), secretary of the French Radical Socialist Party, to the French S.R., August 4 and 7, 1944, and May 25, 1944, 9 pp. [WN#25837]
Memorandum to Switzerland on contacting one Bratschi, February 4, 1942, 1 p. Bratschi, a leading official of the Swiss Railway Union, was called "the key figure in the field of sabotage of the Nazi transportation system." [WN#25841]
Memorandum with a message for Eva from Robert, concerning attempts to organize anti-Nazi activities by labor organizations in Europe, and German propaganda about post-war Allied intentions, March 8, 1943, 1 p. [WN#25841]
Bern, Switzerland records relating to sources' cryptonyms, code names, contacts, and biographies, ca. August 1945 - October 1946, ca. 25 pp. [WN#25844]