PROGRESS REPORT ON X-2 PENETRATION CASES, SEPTEMBER 1945

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UNITED KASKS ^CRCEiiTER OFFICE Cf STRATEGIC SERVICESN FORRANCH APC

CF ORIGIWi, Germany

FIELDB KO. LOCAL STATION" FILE Ho.

MADE AT: i PERIOD COVERED;

niesbaden : 5 0 SoptoMber *5

DY: AB49

SUBJECT: GENERAL PrOfcress Eecortenetrationin the American Occupied Zone in i

Oorwiny, CaDtomberindicated

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SOURCES: nil.BA*

SYNOPSIS: Monthly Roport of theuring5 of penotratlon cases run byermany.

(Lctalled flecort Attue-od)

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DISTRIfaOTIOHi

hief,, DSFET

Chief, OSS Mission for GermanyAINT, WASHINGTON

AINT, LONDON

SCI, THIRD ARMY

CI, SEVENTH ARMY

CI, BERLIN

CI, BREMEN

CI, SRIAKGKN

CI,G

t. WilUana

ept. REED

perations File

AINT, PARIS

BY:

OFFICER IN

CROSBY LEE/IS Kajcr, Infantry Coonandltig

TiT. HOPKINS Captain, FA

UKITEB STATES FORCES EUROPEAN THEATER OFFICE OF STRATEGIC SERVICES MISSION FORRANCH apo

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PROGRESS REPORTKNBWATIOn CASES.5 I. ESTABLISHED CASKS

This agent's position in RIHSTXNG has been regularized. Arrangements have boon made with CIC and Military Government toar for hira and license hin to drive; this will enable him to cover the Chiomsee area more effectively. At present AGONY is investigating tho Marienbad Hotel in Chlcmsee, reported as aaddress.

Exploitation of this caso was for sono tine delayed by BAGGAGE's accidental transfer fron Campo Campfter herfrom Campad been arranged. Tho agont has now beenreleased, and taken to BRLANGEN. osition is being arranged for her In tho NUERNBERG area.

' C. BOUNCE

Nothing new to report.

CMWUB. OB CHAMMDTO

Nothing new to

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bjAUTHoarrr

Nothing new to report. J

This agent continues to report on activities of thein the REIT-IH-WINKEL area. During the last month he has, howevor, uncovered nothing of specifically CE Interest.

0. DANUBE (with

e case officer is feeling some anxloty regarding this case. REHNDORFRR continues inactive, while HOUSE functions hopefully on a

,.not too high level. Wo are noweport that HOUSE hasand hasnformation on tho whereabouts of Puottr.

Tuoooler. Unless Uuu ospoc" of the caso shows some siens of

tho affair nay bo closed*

H. ersatz

ersatz continues to supply usa groat deal of vory north-whilenformationthubjects andassigned ter*ota. He has prepared several lists of porsor.-alltlM at present in *lie3br.dcn, nho fail into tha autonstioo arrest categories cf Ojolice, ss anr nshi, Bene of thew. ore alaon his reports concerningie's presently wcrk'.nt for- orpns-.dcrxd for official anpJoyaant by the Militaryrnrwmtes'cadnn, which during thead varv TUMt-ionable records*

This agent is once again settled with his family inis reestablishing hlnsoif in the connunity there. ^amily reported to bo linked with thehis area. FAMINE nay possibly bocono aa all tent

j(see below).

J. FLUSH

This agont is currently in tho personal enploy of TARBABY at hie hotio near ROSENHEIM. econd bird-dog oxpedition to liERANG. Italy, is boing planned for the two agents, with the purposo offurther hidden funds of Ant II, RSHA.

FRANTIC

Nothing now to report. L. GAMBIT

fed)

agent has been brought to MUNICH forrfcrnanent resldone-

Sho has been placed, for tho tine being, withA

ulnco there ore Indications of undercover activity within thatantion.

It. GARNISH

Bjgjjgna

GARNISH has managed to establish horself in MANNHEIMecretarial position. She has alreddy sentumber of roports, sovcral of CIC lntorost. She apparently Is taking groat intorost In her work, endromising new agont.

GUMDRQP

This agent has boon released fron detention and taken to MUNICH, scone of his activities during tho war. Efforts aro now boir nndo to regularizo GUMDROP's rosldonco in MUNICH and fo find an appropriate position for hin.

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During tho period of his detention at Thirdore while after his rcloaso to house arrestvorkcO in the Bncny Docuncnts

.nc fifty tons of documents of thofur die Pcstigung dcutsehon volkstums. This workarc now being naOo with CIC DSGGKNDORF and withto allow HERKIHG to opon his ownin YllSWSEH.

so that ho will have adequate cover for rcnainine in the Danube regionavaria,lc to follow and report on dovclopcionts thcro.

In this arua, where Icrgo mirbcrs of SS troops were otisbandnr,.aro still in hiding; HERRING has located, idontl-.led and reported or.f these, and is keeping their activities under close survnl-]ancc. io subversive activities have so far been uncovered. Kcv.-over. HERRING reports thnt somotimo duringorncr office boy of tao SS ItoichsiX: nissnr fttr dio Fcitigung doutschir Volksturisd to have visited his former SSn on SS 'locpital in the area. Dressed ln nussion Amy uniform and Inofecessary Russian Arrr/ papers, the boy stated thnt the Russiancupty SS oca. giving then Russian cltizonship ondtheir fornor SS affiliations, and thnt ho hod cocio as 0 It is notar known what success this octivitjrhas net with. Investigations iiroceeding,

P. JIETfjtB

evolopurntsE nature have occurred in ibis case in the past nonch. HliVIRE has,een active, turning in reports which led to one arrest ind uncovering an alleged plot to poinrn sovoral KG officersocktail party. HIWIRE has net with oojio difficulty ln ostnbllshing himsolf in UL'i, and ln obtaining an autonobiloernlt to drive from Military Govcrnnont; but the difficulties aro gradually bolng ironed out. The riystcry of the funds deposited in his account by the BPS has been satisfactorily clearedd lt is no longer felt that HIWIRE's socurity is threatened.

Q. JIGGER This Agent is producing infomation of local value in the MUNICH area. Groat difficulties have boon experienced InJIGGER and OSTRICH undor adequate business cover, and their intelligence activities haveesult boon rocossarily clrcumscribal.

R. NfJCCASIN

It Is now intended to uso this agent, if possible, not onlyoublo, but alsoontrolling contact for low class NKVDrking in the Ancrican zone in BERLIN. HOCCASIN hinsolf believesthis plan is perfectly foasiblo. It has boon arrangedection Hq. BERLIN District, will assuno tho function of passing upon notorial to be given to IICCCASIH by SCI for his rooorts.

S. MOUNT

nothing now to report.

The poflt month ;hasormal, change

Jin tho MUNICH area, thc^orRaniratlon discording itnandtho nameunder the con-

trol.

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He is attempting to centralizo hisnot succeeded ascontinued trendduring thia period

trong possibility that tho NUHSERY cose will soonrounded to facilitate werewolf and

Hitlor Ju^end activities using the covereputablehis associates realize that the purported

reslstence activities ore difficult if not hopeless, end oro now, it seens, concentrating on the establishmentetwork of TirosKouldey position in the new German economy, and whose(former Hitlor Jugend directors) would bo able to Influenco government policy. From tho business anglo, tho chain has beenul. One firm hasital part of the Military Government supply program at SALZBURG. But with tho reduction of CIC personnel, CIB 7th Army Is thinking of ordering tho case closed with the arrest of no many characters as can be found. As there is no CI activity, it would not seem wise for SCI to continue its exploitation.

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This ngont has lost his jobesulthange In HG detachments in the Bavarian town in which he has been set up. He is now attempting to reestablish himselfavorable position.

V. ORPHAN

Nothing new to report,

W. OS-RICJI

Nothing ncn to report.

X. PIGEON

This agent's application for the position

n MUNICH has boon approved

henional Military Government. Final arrangements with the

uthorltlos are ns yet, hot/over, not comploto. PIGEON has been most productive during the past month. He has reported thoof an ultra radical ccemninist organization. "Rotorrhlch is said to maintain close contact with and receive rogularand instructions from the Russian Occupied Zono; sinces onco known Tor his communistic Idanings, he nay boosition to contact members of this organization and learn its true nature. Investigations proceeding. In addition, PIGEON ha3unber of oxtrcscely interesting reports on certain residents of MUNICH who have been known to be in contact with BORMANN and HESS, and tho natrc of whoso presont activitlos is unclear. PIGEON is conducting several investigations simultaneously.

fiEGRHT- CONTROl-

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POLYP

Pending tho availabllitvermanent positioner"

.. is not expected to open

until the spring, this agent is occupied privately as economicto various organizations in the MUNICH area,

Z.

This agent, who has just transferred his residenceto MUNICH, has been placed with

liaison man between MUNICH and INNSBRUCK.

AA. SARTOR

haset received from an agont of (bXO

he had buriedarm at

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SAVIOUR has been forking chiefly on opportunity materials as thoy present thomselvos in FRANKFURT. He has recently boon assigned the task of attempting to penetrate elomonts in Bad nomburg,attempting to reorganize the NSDAP. Since hla past is known in Bad Homburg, and the possibility of his personal appearance there may causo his being donouncod to CIC, ho plans to do this work through reliable contacts who will serve to protect him and at the same time cchiovo tho desired rosults. SAVIOUR has alreadyist of personalities in Bad Homburg who may bo considered as being among tho undesirable elements. Several of these fall into the automatic arrest categories.

CC. SINBAD

This agont has spent the month of September uith his,farally in MUNICH. He has boenositionember of

ctober will report to the FRANKFURT

offices of this conclirn for

DD.

SOLEMN continues to produce reports of local interest on conditions In BREMEN, but has so far uncovered nothing of CE interest. Owing to the rigid control of automatic arrostcos in the BREMEN Enclave, SOLEMN's position has boon moroittle precarious; but obstacles to his continuing operation appear now to have been removed*

EE. TAR

See FLUSH

FF. TUBA

Difficulty is being experienced in piecing this agont in thoarea because of his SS background. It is expected, howevor, that he still soon boob in tho building trade with which ho was formerly associated.

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II KBH CASES

13 CULPRIT worked with KDO,running agents. Ho transferred to

loli nder cover of tho Gorman Consulate

wi^JTn SSoJSr1lTld0f RSHA

ncludod Dr. HOETTL and he was in continuous close touch with

orman agents in Switzerland. Under our control he isto re-establishin FEUBRBACK and with

tho cooperation of Military Government he is enabled tounder business cover. His immediate task is to Drove orreports that

?erman Intelligence nucleus in the'vicinity of STUTTGART or FEUERBACR.

(For identification see paraeport on SCIOporations for wool; ending

wasombor of the Gorman Intelligenceany timo but has supplied tho Amoricon authorities voluntarilyon the CIS since our occupation. ative

>uisember

ami v. SufcJoct is nn anti-Nazi of long standTng

andtrong desiro to oxposo any Germanservice. His penetration of

lJi. -Jowl it is feltormally

. fop rosistanco ondonvor will be impotent and coverloss through thiscrutiny.

(For identification, seeeport on SCI ODcrations for week ending

This agent is an educator and political lender who his0member of the opposition in Gormahy. 3 he washis job of teaching bocauso of anbi-Nazi activity. IGLOO ili 7 and intornodoncentration camp until June iOH.niscaroor. he workederchant fromis actively connoetod with the Social-Democrats, and

ho has subscribed to the KAMPFGSHEINSCriAFT GEO EN

JA-sraiiKus and is atombor of their BREMEN oxccutlvo ccwmlttoo. He-dill, with his oxtonsivo political contacts, bo able to koop us advised of subversive activities in those circles and ntmc time glvo us an insight into tho real activities of KGF,

D. JAVA

fnls"orkod for Abwohr IIIonsor of British and Dutch nail. An outspoken critic of Nazism who has travelledIn tho Par East and boon in the employ of British and Amorican firms in Java, he hod been imprisoned by the German stoto throo times on charges of disloyalty, tho first, naturally, ending his Abwohr caroer. Whon the French cntorod STUTTGART, JAVA voluntoorod his services to them as an informer and worked later for our Countor Intelligence Corps in tho same area. Now, with his knowlodgo of Abwohr personalities and thoir mothods and possibly hideouts, ho is Investigating reports of midnight maptingsin the STUTTGART vicinity. He has givon us some information orjT ^intelligence nativity in this area which atf academic interest. 0

(For identification, soo para Ib/ Report on SCI Operations for week

LOBSTERusinessman who had no connection with tho

Gorman Intclllponco Service. Ho was born in/

ST'

His wifoewess and his ardont

personal hatred of Nazism is an outgrowth of the constant persecution of moraborn of his family bocnuso of this non-oryan thrond. Military Govornmont has oxpoditod his covorago of tho STUTTGART area by furnish-lncar to carry on his business which, it is hoped, will .ultlmotoly toko him throughout Bavaria and Wurttemburg. Rolntivos of this agont, working in the offices of Military Govornmont, nroosition to disclose any emerging elementsubversivo nature. Host recently, LOBSTER has established contact with on Individualolchboring village who allogodly has definite kno^ladgo of cortnin porsono involved incrowoff group,

(with CIC)

This opcrotiorii almod at ponctrctlng en allegedly largo resistance movement named FREIKORPS ADOLF HITLER, is Just gathering its forces for the mission. Tho subversive organization wasto Amorican Intolligonco porsonnel by three formor members of tho Wohrrar.cht. These throo, Peter von AMBERGER,CKELMANN, and Gunthor KLECHOWITZ, had been individually approached whilo at ain INGOLSTADT by allogod members of the FREIKORPS and informed that ituge organization0 strong) and had far-flung plans of cooperation with other subversive organizations. Onohosoerbert BURCZYK, mentioned that ono of tho loaders ofoovomont is on Oberstloutnantembor of tho former Gorman gonorolatoff, Kis addraaaknown as is the location of_tl

headquarters of the movanent. It Is plamjed to have ona of OtST

agents attempt to locato EILERS and dotermlne the extent find' efro nossofthe movement. This agent, aire in^ph^FSj will be routed through the varioue cells of Anldurstellen when nnd if such installations ore found* to existj

CQKTWOL

III. CASES IK PREPARATION

C lin BREMEN. Worked for SD ir

in personnel section. Proposed for BREMEN area.

.Member,

o connection with GIS. Propo'Sed for BERLIN aroa.

Prominent figure inf

Tof KASSEL. Member of HSDAPo position In party. To be set up in KASSEL.

Sweden. ^Sr^confi'derlw

n'bwri conncctibn'wrt^

placement undetermined.

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for BERLIN aroa.

illegal oppositionlg^g. To be placed in(

JLEprmerermany.. ember ofTJSDAP. Proposed?

of Finance for ERLANGEN area.

ftnaP Former

Proposed

or Heidelberg are"a.

. former member of SD arid SS; cooperated

JsservTce with'"Italian resistance movement.

High level OSS agent in Italyorposod for ERLANGEN area.

K. Of the cases mentioned as being in preparation in our

monthly roport foras been approved and i; discussed elsewhere in thisrc still ur der consideration- H, I,rc temporarily in oboyancc; and C,,ave been dropped.

Of tho cases mentioned' as being in preparation in our monthly report for.ove boonnd aro discussed elsewhere Th this report; A, B,re still under consideration;eve been dropped.

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