A collection of internal documents that details prior assets, employees, and officers of the Central Intelligence Agency. Each file lists physical characteristics, service dates, operations, and some files contain a picture and additional information on the subject discussed. These files offer insights hidden from most original investigators and offer specific details often left out of general Agency correspondence.
File 1: Morris Gilbert Bishop
Bishop was a staff member of the Psychological Warfare Division of the United States Army, and others possibly used his exact name as a pseudonym during CIA operations. He is an unconnected figure whose name is related to other Kennedy case assertions directed at Agency employees and Bishop later became a Professor at Cornell University.
File 2: William Vincent Broe
Broe started his official career in government as a Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and later joined the CIA to serve in Far East Division operations. He became Station Chief of Tokyo, and subsequently the Chief of Western Hemisphere (WH) Division in 1965. Broe subsequently led his division to undertake repeated illegal clandestine operations in South America to influence foreign governments, finished his intelligence career as Inspector General, and retired in 1973.
File 3: David Lamar Christ
Christ was Chief of the CIA Technical Services Division that performed surveillance equipment installations and had knowledge of Agency audio technicians worldwide. He was captured during an operation while in Cuba and received the Distinguished Intelligence Cross for his actions during incarceration. Christ also had extensive knowledge of some Agency research projects that include foreign intelligence operations.
File 4: Lucien Emile Conein
He was a notorious member of the Central Intelligence Agency that had extensive military and covert intelligence background. Conein attended the British Special Intelligence School and received training in psychological warfare from US officials; he served as an operations officer at CIA Headquarters and collaborated with revolutionary forces in Saigon during the overthrow of Vietnamese President Ngo Dihn Diem. Conein later attempted to use his CIA contacts to illegally sell arms to criminal and rebel groups abroad.
File 5: William John Crawford
Crawford began serving the Agency in the Clerical Branch and advanced to recruitment, adminstration, and personnel officer. His training included counterinsurgency orientation and counterintelligence training dealing with clerical materials. In 1964, he was involved in CIA operations related to Iran, Jordan, and Lebanon.
File 6: George A. Fill
Fill served in United States Army Military Intelligence as a Russian Liaison Officer, worked in the Central Intelligence Agency's Washington D.C. Field Office and later was an operations officer stationed at CIA Headquarters. Subsequently he undertook Turkish, Baltic, and Soviet Branch Division operations and served as Chief of a CIA base in Chicago, Illinois.
File 7: Jerome Fox
Fox was educated at Bard College in New York and majored in economics; he was also later trained in black (Illegal) propaganda methods, skilled in photographic interpretation, and served as a member of the Strategic Intelligence Staff. Fill was involved with CIA operations related to Soviet Bloc, North Vietnamese, Philippines, Indonesian, and Chinese areas.
File 8: William King Harvey
He was a former reporter and Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who became a notable CIA office and was involved in various sensitive illegal compartmentalized operations including multiple plots to assassination foreign enemy leaders. Harvey was among those directly involved directing Phase II of the Castro assassination plots, the CIA's Staff D, and Task Force W. His notorious activities such as the ZRRIFLE project link him directly to assassination plots before and after the Kennedy assassination.
File 9: Everette Howard Hunt
Known primarily for his role in the failed Watergate burglary, Hunt was an experienced CIA Officer and the Agency employed him for roughly two decades. Hunt served as a war correspondent during WWII, and he began his employment for the Agency in 1949. During this period, he served as an Intelligence and Operations Officer in the Directorate for Plans and later retired from his official duties in 1970 and Hunt went on to undertake similar operations for the Nixon administration that resulted in its disgrace.
File 10: Robert Malcolm Keith
Keith served in the United States Navy; he was educated in military science, chemistry, and engineering at West Point military academy. He attended the Citadel military college and the Agency further trained him in a variety of skills that include study of the Russian and German languages, secret writing, and technical operations. Keith supported Agency Soviet, Indonesian, and Chinese operations and was both an intelligence and operations officer during his career.
File 11: James Walter McCord Jr.
McCord is a former employee of the Department of Justice and was a former special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The CIA trained him in counterintelligence operations and McCord served as a security investigator for the Agency earning high praise for his various Agency undertakings. Yet he subsequently faces arrest and prison for participation in the Watergate burglary with his former CIA coworker E. Howard Hunt.
File 12: Howard McCrea Orr
He was a native of Ohio with master's degree in international studies and served in the United States military during World War II. Orr served as both an intelligence officer and operations officer for the CIA from the 1950s until the middle of the 1970s. His foreign assignments concentrated on intelligence gathering and operations in the Soviet Union, Brazil, and Venezuela.
File 13: David Atlee Phillips
Phillips began employment with the Agency in 1952 as a contract agent and he was a key operator in the 1954 CIA backed overthrow of the democratically elected Guatemalan government during Operation PBSUCCESS. The operation also included various other CIA employees and officers related to the JFK case including E. Howard Hunt and Anne Goodpasture. Phillips career officially ended in 1975 as the Chief of Latin American Division and overseeing Caribbean operations. After his retirement, Phillips became a vocal defender of the Agency and its prior undertakings.
File 14: Frederick Crawford Randall
Randall is a veteran of World War II and was educated in government, foreign and international relations. He served for nearly two decades as both intelligence officer and operations officer in the Agency. Randall conducted intelligence operations within Indonesia and from CIA Headquarters.
File 15: Leo Rosenbaum
Rosenbaum served in the US Army, subsequently became a civilian chemist and was later hired to serve the Agency as a librarian in 1951. In his role at the Agency, he was a document analyst and trained in secret writing, lock picking, surveillance, and Rosenbaum participated in Latvian and Soviet Branch operations from his position at CIA Headquarters.
File 16: George James Von Bretzel
Von Bretzel served in the American military and later married a Russian native adopted by United States Navy Admiral Newton McCully. In 1950, he received training in the Russian language from the CIA and the US Navy subsequently employed Von Brutzel and his wife during their residence in Japan and Europe. The Navy association occurred in the latter portion of his intelligence career serving the Directorate for Plans.
File 17: Eugene LeRoy Walter Jr.
Walter served as a Commander of the US Navy Medical Service Corps and was a military scientist with training in microbiology, biochemistry, pathology, preventive medicine, and biological warfare. Walter is a member of various United States government organizations during his career including the CIA and served in the Directorate for Science and Technology in 1969.
File 18: James Sauvie Woods
Woods began his employment for the Agency in the role of file clerk and was performing intelligence analysis two years later at Atsugi airbase in Japan. He was assigned to analyze foreign intelligence and became an operations officer by his third year in the Agency. He also undertook records management analysis and records administration at CIA Headquarters and in Saigon, Vietnam. Woods concluded his final years of Agency employment in the Office of Records Administration and served most of his career under the Directorate for Plans.
File 19: Robert Prentiss Wheeler
Wheeler is educated in political science, served in the United States Navy during part of WWII, and in the post-war era he was employed as an intelligence specialist. He was trained by the Agency in clandestine writing operations and techniques, served as both a foreign intelligence and operations officer. Wheeler further received a commendation for developing Far East intelligence elements.