Political Warfare Timeline 1944

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Notes towards a chronology of the modern history of covert action with particular reference to the role of the Lovestoneite movement.






  • 20 - SHAEF approves OSS FAUST plan to send agents to make contact with underground labour groups in Germany.[5]
  • "Late August" - Joseph Gould recruits a number of German socialist exiles in London, in an operation that appears to have been penetrated by Soviet intelligence.[5]

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  1. John E. Vargo, End of the Line for the New York Liberal Party?, liberalparty.org, accessed 25 January 2012.
  2. Ted Morgan, A Covert Life - Jay Lovestone: Communist, Anti-Communist and Spymaster, Random House, 1999, p.147.
  3. Guide to the Serafino Romualdi Papers, 1936-1967, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
  4. Thomas Adam, Germany and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History, ABC-CLIO, 2005, p.262.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 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.
  6. Richard Harris Smith, OSS: The Secret History of America's First Central Intelligence Agency, Globe Pequot, 2006, p.97.