Register of the United States. Office of Strategic Services. Special Operations Branch. Western Europe Section reports

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Title: United States. Office of Strategic Services. Special Operations Branch. Western Europe Section reports
Date (inclusive): 1944-1945
Collection Number: 76015
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes (1.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Reports relating to sabotage and resistance liaison activities in German-occupied France of agents of the Western Europe Section of the Special Operations Branch of the United States Office of Strategic Services
Creator: United States. Office of Strategic Services. Special Operations Branch. Western Europe Section.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

Boxes 1-3 may not be used without permission of the Archivist. Access copies available in boxes 4-5. Materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

Use

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1976.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], United States. Office of Strategic Services. Special Operations Branch. Western Europe Section reports, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Historical Note

The Special Operations Branch of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was established in January 1942. Authorized by the OSS to conduct undercover operations in support of planned military operations, agents of the Western Europe Section of the Special Operations Branch mainly served in German-occupied France.

Scope and Content of Collection

Reports related to sabotage and resistance liaison activities in German-occupied France of agents of the Western Europe Section of the Special Operations Branch of the Office of Strategic Services.
Individual reports contain agents' descriptions of activities in the field. Some folders also include complete mission reports, maps of operational areas and photographs taken in the field. The original documents in boxes 1-3 are closed; use copies are available in boxes 4-5.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements
World War, 1939-1945 -- France
Secret service -- United States
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service

 

Original Reports 1944-1945

Conditions Governing Access

Boxes 1 - 3 may not be used without permission of the Archivist.
 

Access Copies of Reports 1944-1945

box 4, folder 1

Lt. John D. Alsop

box 4, folder 1

Claude G. Arnault

box 4, folder 1

Lt. Joseph R. Autotte

box 4, folder 1

Lt. Leon F. Ball

box 4, folder 1

Cpt. Charles T. Barnes

box 4, folder 1

Lt. Maurice M. R. Basset

box 4, folder 2

Lt. Raphael L. Beugnon

box 4, folder 2

Lt. Thomas C. Blackwell

box 4, folder 2

Lt. Michael G. Bloch

box 4, folder 2

Henri Bouchard

box 4, folder 2

Lt. Andre Bouchardon

box 4, folder 2

Lt. Herbert Brucker

box 4, folder 2

Sgt. Frederick J. Brunner

box 4, folder 2

Cpt. John H. Camp

box 4, folder 2

Maj. Francis Coolidge

box 4, folder 2

Lt. Robert A. Cormier

box 4, folder 2

Lt. Emile R. Counasse

box 4, folder 3

Lt. Robert F. Cutting

box 4, folder 3

Cpt. William H. Daniels

box 4, folder 3

Lt. Rene Defourneaux

box 4, folder 3

Lt. Rene A. Dussaq

box 4, folder 3

Roger L. Faucher

box 4, folder 3

Lt. Leon Feldman

box 4, folder 3

Cpt. Ernest F. Floege

box 4, folder 3

Cpt. Edgar L. Fraser

box 4, folder 3

Lt. Curtenius Gillette

box 4, folder 3

Lt. Paul Goillot

box 4, folder 4

Cpt. William F. Grell

box 4, folder 4

Cpt. Harry E. Griffiths

box 4, folder 4

Lt. Jean C. Guiet

box 4, folder 4

Virginia Hall

box 4, folder 4

Lt. Wendell M. Hastings

box 4, folder 4

Lt. Roger Henquet

box 4, folder 4

Lt. Louis G. V. Hyde

box 4, folder 4

Cpt. Owen D. Johnson

box 4, folder 4

Cpt. Darwin J. Kitch

box 4, folder 5

James R. La Rosee Jr.

box 4, folder 5

Sgt. Robert E. La Salle

box 4, folder 5

Henry L. Laussucq

box 4, folder 5

Cpt. Victor J. Layton

box 4, folder 5

Lt. Jacques L. Le Baigue

box 4, folder 5

Joseph G. Litalien

box 4, folder 5

Maj. Edwin Lord

box 4, folder 5

Lt. W.B. Macomber

box 4, folder 5

Lt. Maurice L. Martin

box 4, folder 5

Lt. Paul V. Martineau

box 4, folder 6

Lt. Robert McCarthy

box 4, folder 6

Cpt. John B. Mead

box 4, folder 6

Cpt. William J. Morgan

box 4, folder 6

Lt. Mario Morpurgo

box 4, folder 6

Lt. Louis A. Nonni

box 4, folder 6

Lt. A. E. Paray

box 4, folder 6

Paul J. Parent

box 4, folder 6

Edwin William Poitras

box 4, folder 6

Sgt. Philip Potter

box 5, folder 1

Sgt. Phillip L. Rancourt

box 5, folder 1

Lt. Richard Raoul-Duval

box 5, folder 1

Maj. John E. Rees

box 5, folder 1

Lt. Henry D. Riley

box 5, folder 1

Lt. Albert Robichaud

box 5, folder 1

Cpt. Reeve Schley

box 5, folder 1

Maj. Jack T. Shannon

box 5, folder 1

Lt. Guy S. Songy

box 5, folder 2

Kt, Andre Studler

box 5, folder 3

Additional Activity Reports

box 5, folder 4

Mission Union: German Atrocities

box 5, folder 5

Key to Special Operations Reports