PROGRESS REPORT FOR X-2 PENETRATION CASES, AUGUST 1945 WITH ATTACHED DOCUMENT R

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UNITED STATES FORCES EUROPEAN THEATER OSS MISSION FORRANCH

APO Jo-

OFFICE OF ORIGIN: Q FILE NO.

LOCAL STATION FILE NO.

REPORT MADE AT: COVERED: i MADE BY:

Wiesbaden 5 1 August 45 : AB21

SUBJECT: GENERAL: Progress Reportenetra- : STATUS: tion Cases Run in the American Occupied Zone in Germany, As indicated

REFERENCE: , LWX 63

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Monthly Report of the progress during5 of penetration cases run byermany.

(Detailed Report Attached)

APPROVED BY: AB1

OFFICER IN CHARGE

UNITED STATES FORCES EUROPEAN THEATERSICNRANCH APO

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Moving ne" to report. B. BURDEN

Nothing now to report. C CAUSTIC

Nothing new to report. 3. DANUBE (with CIC)

The exploitation of this case is gathering ooeentizi. First VX'-SZ was able toor us cortain secret papers ofo give tha names, aliases, addresses and pass rords of evoryone in the <iessago centers andgroups of theOrs^n1 cation EISA. HOUSE has since nado contact with theS Sturnbannfr.ehrer andLBHRTZ, lender of theerbindung of Organization ELSA in Gau Wurtt-emberg. Through her he nov hopes to be able to locate VILBICJiTZ. It is probr.bleLBEHTZ ln turn is in contact with TUnaiLSR, PUBTZ and BUStJUT.

In order to stir REWfDORFER to life there hadlan tootional Rwptsturafuehrer anf leaderival resistance movement into his area. This gentleman, one of our agents, would hove net RE1-TDORFCR and discussed plans for combining their activities. ar. has bean dropped, first because of the new leadLBERTZ, and second becav.se HOUSE has discovered that the organization of "hlch RZX.'DORFER is 3vpoosed to be leaderhim. as, therefore, beer instructed to discreditt every TUHIS has himself becomein tho HEIDELBERG black market, in an attempt to ferret out interesting people ir that railiou.

S. ERSATZ

This agent has recently been aoaointed/**

i As such he will have vnusualiy favorable opportunity toyc on the development of resistance currents

COreRCL-

pnoGF'iss heportenetration cases,5

in our headquarters area.

ERSATZ has continued to provide valuable information re-ra'-ing the present whereaboutsumber of former GIS agentsfficials, among then certain ex-officials of KdH VIES BADEN who have apparently succeeded ln finding rofuge in SWITZERLAND.

P.

This agent has just been returned to MUNICH from USFET IC. Inhe will be set up ln his former law practise under KG.

G. FLUSH

Nothing new to report.

Nothing new to report.

This agent has spent most of the past month getting himself settleduburb of ULH. There is some reason to believoccur'.ty has been endangered. ysterious credit of0 RH has boon transferred to his account in ULK, source the RDS{ in addition, he has the impression that he is being followedanclfgang KENNING. At present HIWIRE is trying to get Information on HEWING. HIWTRS has turnedumber of interesting reports, but so far has uncovered nothing ofCE interest.

J. JIGGER

A report on tbe activities and associations of Leo SCIATDT, formerly of Abwehr PARIS (SHAEF Pink, is to be issued shortly.

K. MOUNT

Nothing new to report. L.th CIC)

Recent developments in this case have cone lar-elyesult of CIC bird-dogging expeditions in which hopeful leads but no big-none characters have been uncovered. Thoprinclpal airent in the case, and, possibly, the headquarters

.Jare to be brought to FRArrKFURT within a

The agonts working on the NURSERY case have become con- Jfyvincod that there is no TJerewolf angle involved. The case iseqvently considered strictly one of Hitler Jugend activity.

This activity appears to ho limited for tho ^resent to /N

hemes and on education tc the childrenad I'J Fuoiirors, endbuilding un r. fund throughfL.,th-t

Eannfuehrers and other high ranging BJ? nembers will havo alivelihood,asisturo operation. The latter con- ;ia!;e* <t. Indispensable that ve continue to fetchhis associates closely.

K. OS!EGA

Nothing new to report. II. OS^TIICH

Nothing novevert. 0. SARTOR

ent,stablished as an office emloyeo of

has introduced his case office.'

to an insurance bro!;orho was discharged fror. the V'ehr-macht. This broker is under consideration for useanotretion agont among groups of returning soldiers and workers. i)

p. SAVIOUR

This cgent hrs been highly productive duringst month. Ee discoverod that che chief of the TSLWITITJX Krininai-polizei, Srininal 'loixaisar FRIES,ormer SS-Unterstvrnfuhrer and nember of thon LOHRAinB. as since boon arrested, and has admitted his former activities. SAVIOUR has alsoacket in the Issuance of KG travel passes ir. PRAr&FUftS tfbioh has lodeappraisal of the systen in tho light cf -ossible future changes.

To further Infcrnatlcn onL has been uncovered: SAVIOUR is, however, oroviding target listsnd SS personneliberty* in FRAIIKFURT and vicinity.

0.- SCI-^Jl

This ai-ent hasosition

.. . i Although he

notet uncovered anything of CE ir.torest, he has

a nmiber cf interesting reports on local

r. TARBABY

Nothing new to rowrt.

S. TUS.',

acertssistant teildla*for l)

ii. HEP

A. ACQIT

tions

pbor of the^ rilln ? R reit-im-'JirRCEL area, which.

SS^Jii prosumably again bo usod by proninont Germans as

IJSSVqS >Ii "asl33ersal aroa for a

i^^nA^ ndtho Wiou ad-

an5;ia?s 3ucht0 a

focal point for the plamin, of resistance activities. at present living in

e. baggage

Tl1WD . ; , t acted as secrotary in the y

thS Sn ?n , na lQi;er as an ^d'-cover agent

f thc noichskommiasor. Int)

n undor Untorsturnfuehrcr sachot andfln^*nd recruit ncrbors for "crcvolf.

inott afcKCa':p a taken toob has bocn arranged for her QithT

Her function for the American Servlcos will be thc

?onotr..Ucn oi any Hitler Jvgend or Werewolf activities which riay

aoveiop in nor aroa.

c. copjsb

4 /D

?llc esult of thisIl f GTS personnel antl io in ento Nnt-trate any futuro rcaciivoticn. ES is - nV'INKZL and.rs been in-

si leaders uho have ra^ir^ toEL,ng thea Standgoricht Cborst mmm and SA Stcndr.ytTnfuohrer rOLiaU-TH.

d.si?

iEIT was hired as clerk and interpreter by id

nt wasombor of the Gornnn Intelligence

S7

EILER because of hor knot-ledge of/

Later she transforrod in the same capacity'to Antfiufl. and worked J

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GAMBIT wasonvinced Nasi, and attonptod to resign from tho Party Sho is highly Intelligent, and has already been usod with good results in Informal contacts with KOETTL, whose notlvos in contacting tho American authorities aro under examination. Tho usofulncss of theso contacts is concluded, and GAMBIT will shortly be set upecretarial positionJFICH.

S. OASFISH

ear this ancnt was

J In tnls position sho gained knowlodgo of material vrmch CERFF gathered in his altornato losition undor KALTENBRUhTJER of Amt VI, RSHA. Hor work brought her in froquont contact with RSHA officials. ARNISH was given several investigative Jobs by tho SD.

GARNISH never belonged to the KSDAP or the BDK. Her interrogators havo boon convinced that sho is net and never hasazi. It is felt that sho is intelligent and ambitious, ono -Irhcs to work for us. Sho will establish herself In UANNHEIi: in secretarial work, posing as an un-rccenstructod Nazi. Her long contact with GIS personalities and methods should nako it easy for hor to recognize tho asiponrancc of undercover activity In the circles which she will obsorvo.

This agent is asorvod in

capacity for twenty years in Bavaria. 9 hb onterod the

wchr and served withn HUI'ICH until tho collapse ofhas been determined froa reliable sources that GUHDROP was

sy=cathy with the anti-Hitlorolot and had definite He is now at CSFET IC. froe whore ho will boto Bavaria and sot

HERRING, thoughember of the NSDAP, Joined tho SS3 through tho influence of his brother. In the fall3 he contacted coronunlst olomonts in BERLIN, and upon tho advice of tho ladders of ono of tho colls, took active oart in the

tration of ono of the BERLIN SS formations. Up to IQ36important information cn tho SS to this undergroundaided tho membors to avoid arrost.6 ho lostthe group, but kept on working ir.

tho SS. Up to tho tine of his arrest. authoritiesa number of important documents which ho hid ln hiswhich he Inter surrendered to us. Informationri!fG was sincorcly nnti-Nazi. Ho will resume

Tnilo has travollcd both in England and in tho United States, is ln somehlto list character; hoong record of sympathy with the Jews, is marriedalf-Jewess, and was disowned by his poront3* for rofusal to join tho NSDAP. 0 he was imprisonod for rofusal to ontor tho V'ehrmacht; and whene was at last forced to join ho was scon arrested and sentoncentration camp for spreading to-AlUod propaganda. Later ho was sentabor battalion. In5 he attcrpted to cseano Germany through the Russian lines, and "cs arrested by tho Russians.

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Given the alternatives of deportation to Russia or serving with an NKVD task forco against Gorman intelligence targots in the march on BERLIN, MOCCASIN cs.oso tho latter course, ond served rrith the KWD until In Jjly ho was contacted again by tho NKVD and givon tho mission of ponotratlng the American Socret Intelligence Servicesa nission which he reported at onco to CIC and throvgh thorn to SCI. Arrangononts are now being made to use HOCCASIHouble agent in BERLIN against tho HKVD.

Thissorved withwith

the SD in/ Bcforo he .

started his cerccrworked-aborer

on tho BREI'ET' docks. Ho hast< curnod to BREHEN, ho will bo utilized to dctoct any latent rosistanco Movements

which mayamong men

whose criminalko themmaterial foractivities.

J. PIOEPW

This agont who bad travelled

extensivelytudent, and who, owings knowledge of tho

Bax^ans, -as transferred froa the "chrmacht to the Abwehr

Prior3 hoonber of the Sozlal Pazifistischc

in HAil'OVKR, andanti-Nazi articlos inwspapcr "Der

Sozial Pezifist". 3 -his paper wasby thezi iitctivity theforbade PIGW f

hU never been n'^crabcr cf tho,

is :ro-donocroticvbstnntlatcd.

3-IOSOJItho

former Abwehr, and will beosition to rendor

service as aa-cnt. It is being arxcratod to havethe Ifl'ICn area.

For.ocTort on SCI OpcratlOBi for "cok Ending

ont was/""

jofriikt to. _

"worldet considcrod ecnpatiblo with the "row He was never connected with the GIS. Because of

eor.vlncticn and hisin acadcr.ic circles, he will be .

valuo to the occupying authoritiesnotrating andactivitiesubvcr3ivo nature in those circlos. He is being ' to his former .

L. PUXKA

Forc-crt on SCI Operationsr-Mns.

Thla agontoung business mn rboao ehlof interestsports. he

travelled extensively in lairric. Cvin' tornal shortsho wc* forced to JoinAP, but also, in

Joined the Austrianf Liberation. Invest!trLion

proved thct POXXa has bear, artl-Taziro-Allicd. He hascontacts "ith intornatlrnalcWr>*. fnr tho "vn-ont he will go on working/

H.

For identification sco, Bo-jortcr.-tions for thoEliding

r si'.XAD was former Havo! Attache and -cribcr ofi Kcthu

<rrested by the Germans and

successively in DACrAu,D and xr*UCGCX fornetlvitloa and for his connections with officersin tho Julyffair. Heldrosat at USFEV IC, hoto be returned to his familyTICH until c,

ocn be found which will utilize oithor his experience asaval

GOi^'H^ii1

K. VASSAL

This ascntormer member rf Leitstcllc II

ho was errostrv'c .SD for expressingt tncThis cno outburst

hin from ever joining thcr thc

r

Jtestify to his independence in expressing his true views, and to his realistic approach to problcr.s. Enoloymcnt is being arranged for hia in tho KUHICH croa.

III. CASES INTIOH

adio operator Alrachr I

cr.ploycc, ir.ay be used in UADRID,

trea undotoruinec. . l)

Translator for tho Forschungsomt, floichs-" EIDELSSItG

Abv/ohr II and lill Ant D; FIWJKFURT.

bvchr III LYCN; area undotcrnincd.

J, Spain and Portugal; area undetermined.

Abv/ohrLoitor FATrea

Of the cases iccntionod as being in proaratien ln our nonthly report forndnave been approved and arc discussed clscvhcrc in this,re still underre temporarily ln abeyance;ave been dropped.

IV. CASES CLOSED

A. OU

L

This igont has returned to ICTZ end is noc under thcofficers3 .

Thc arrest of the principals in this case, culminating in thc detention of KIPG himself, has terminated thc cxploUetion of tho affair. Most of thc arrostcos aro nor hold at CSFET IC and interrogation reports arc being Issued.

o'S"

Fred

This agent has proved to be unreliable, and continuescrrcst. His project hos been dropped.

With tho exploitation of oil thc loads in this case in th American occupied sonc in Germany completed, tho case has been closed. KAYPOLE'5 loads in Spain are being satisfactorily covci.-in Independent operations, and UAYP0L5 himself is being turned ovor to thc Belgian Surotc for disposition.

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