A series of documents and supplemental reports used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for a variety of reasons that include employment applications, debriefing subjects of interest, and they were updated by Agency employees when requested for advancement and security purposes.
File 1: Lucien Emile Conein
Conein was a notable Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and Central Intelligence Agency military trained spy involved in several intelligence operations. His activities ranged from Cold War anti-Communist operations to advising South Vietnamese generals before they assassinated South Vietnamese President Diem.
File 2: Ross Lester Crozier
Ross Crozier was among the Agency's case officers handling the Directorio Revolucionario Estudiantil (DRE). The DRE was a paramilitary anti-Castro Cuban exile group supported and funded by the Central Intelligence Agency.
File 3: Daniel Flores
Flores served in the United States Marines and later became and file clerk for the Central Intelligence Agency. He subsequently was employed by the Agency's Directorate for Plans on its Special Affairs Staff and used the designated alias Danilo Freitas.
File 4: William King Harvey
He served in the Federal Bureau of Investigation and later joined the Central Intelligence Agency where he directly oversaw Phase II of the Castro plots. Among Harvey's other covert assignments was developing Project ZRRIFLE under his authority as Chief of Task Force W and he also led Staff D, a CIA Staff group that concentrated on the penetration of enemy signals intelligence.
File 5: Balmes Nieves Hidalgo Jr.
Hidalgo was a CIA staff member who testified in a formerly classified Executive Session of the House Select Committee on Assassinations (HSCA). He possessed longstanding connections to multiple people associated with the JFK assassination case and Hidalgo's Agency operations included the collection of information, anti-Communist counterintelligence, and he performed some work from the CIA's JM Wave station.
File 6: James Walton Moore
He managed a small CIA Field Office within Dallas in 1963 and Moore had multiple contacts with George de Mohrenschildt a known associate of Lee Harvey Oswald. De Mohrenschildt claimed they discussed Oswald significantly before the assassination of President Kennedy and this claim drew unwanted attention to Moore after reporters and members of the public attempted to link him to the Kennedy assassination.
File 7: David Sanchez Morales
He was the JM Wave Station's Deputy Chief and was noted to orchestrate and undertake multiple paramilitary operations from the once secret Agency base located near Miami, Florida. Morales was accused of involvement in multiple assassinations and members of the public have alleged he privately claimed responsibility for these crimes.
File 8: Adrian Fisher Sherman
Sherman was born in Chicago, Illinois and joined the United States Army and served in WWII. He subsequently was recruited for military intelligence groups during the 1940s while the Department of the Air Force employed his wife. He served the Agency as an intelligence officer while simultaneously holding rank in the military.
File 9: Richard Edward Snyder
Snyder took part in Agency operations and notable among them was his time in the American Consulate in Helsinki, Sweden. While serving there he encountered the brash young American defector Lee Harvey Oswald and did not process Oswald's request to renounce his American citizenship. Additionally, Oswald's choice of Helsinki is remarkable due to the CIA's foreknowledge of Swedish authorities largely ignoring active British and United States intelligence operations.
File 10: Harold Francis Swenson
He was a CIA Operations Officer that prior served in the United States Marine Corps. The Directorate for Plans employed Swenson in multiple positions for twenty years and in 1965, his CIA assignment placed him undercover in the State Department Foreign Service Office. Among Swenson's notable details was his use of the alias Harold F. Safley.
File 11: Anna Adamoviez Tarasoff
She was a Mexico City station employee tasked with the transcription and translation of intelligence material. Tarasoff was married to Boris Tarasoff and the couple worked in concert at Mexico City Station supporting its surveillance and intelligence gathering operations.
File 12: Boris Dmitri Tarasoff
Tarasoff was a Mexico City station employee married to his translating partner Anna and he aided in transcribing and translating of some Agency surveillance traffic from Communist aligned embassies and other specified targets. The Tarasoffs were associated with the multiple problematic messages allegedly of Lee Harvey Oswald, yet the CIA according to its own documents never obtained a picture or retained a verified tape of Lee Harvey Oswald in Mexico City.
File 13: Guy Vitale
Vitale was a covert agent for the Central Intelligence Agency that served over twenty-six years and received a retirement commendation from prior Director of Intelligence Richard Helms. He additionally served in the United States Army Joint Operations Group at the Pentagon.
File 14: Charlotte Louise Bustos-Videla (Zehrung)
She was a CIA Western Hemisphere Division staff employee that married former Argentine Brigadier General Cesar Bustos-Videla. Charlotte was prior trained as an Economist, Statistician, and Stenographer and she was granted a cryptographic clearance in 1974.
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Research by: C.A.A. Savastano