OSS SI Labor Division

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The Labor Division was part of the Secret Intelligence Branch of the Office of Strategic Services.[1]


Personnel and Organisation as of January 1944

Washington Labor Section

  • Major Arthur J. Goldberg: Head of Labor Section
  • Carl Devoe: Executive Officer
  • Thomas S. Wilson: Area Officer for Labor Desk ETO [European Theater of Operations], Sweden and Far East.
  • Mortimer B. Wolf (on temporary duty): Area Officer for Labor Desk NATO [North Atlantic Theater of Operations]
  • Daniel Margolies (on temporary duty): Area Officer for Labor Desk METO [Mediterranean Theater of Operations] and Lisbon.
  • Lt. Al Suarez (on temporary duty): Recruiting Officer.[6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Jonathan S. Gould, The OSS and the London “Free Germans”, Studies in Intelligence - VOL. 46, NO. 1, 2002, Center for the Study of Intelligence, CIA.
  2. Richard Harris Smith, OSS: The Secret History of America's First Central Intelligence Agency, Globe Peqout, 2006, p.11.
  3. Allen Welsh Dulles, Neal H. Petersen, From Hitler's doorstep: the wartime intelligence reports of Allen Dulles, 1942-1945, Penn State Press, 1996, p.623.
  4. Elizabeth P. McIntosh, Sisterhood Spies: the Women of the OSS, Naval Institute Press, 1998, p.77.
  5. Jennifer Lebovitch, Isaiah Sol Dorfman, 98, Chicago Tribune, 5 June 2005.
  6. Report of the OSS Labor branch: Ongoing Projects, 8 January 1944, extracted in Jurgen Heideking and Christof Mauch, American Intelligence and the German Resistance to Hitler: A Documentary History, Westview Press, 1995, p.183.