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Cryptonym: WOHORN

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The declassified CIA Files on Nazi and Japanese Imperial Government war crimes stated that WOHORN was the cryptonym for CIA Office of National Estimates (ONE).


CIA document: Research Aid: Cryptonyms and Terms in Declassified CIA Files Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Disclosure Acts: Page 62: ..."Term: WOHORN. Definition: CIA Office of National Estimates (ONE)..."

104-10222-10012: RANDALL, FREDERICK C.

10/30/68: Field Reassignment Questionnaire (Frederick Randall): Page 2: "After completing three years as a case officer in the (REDACTION) I feel that a change of assignment would be beneficial both to myself and WOFIRM (CIA). In past assignments I have served as a field case officer in several field stations and as a desk chief and staff officer at Headquarters. My personal/professional interests lie in the field of international relations in the Far East (I have taught international politics at the college level and currently am completing a Ph. D. degree as a part-time after-hour student). I would like to be assigned to a position in which I could utilize my past operational experience as well as my substantive interests. My first choice would be a tour with WOHORN, or if a position there is unavailable at this time, a similar position within WOMACE (DDO - Directorate of Operations, formerly Directorate of Plans)...Subject is highly qualified for a senior staff job requiring analytical ability in the geographical area of the Far East. As noted above, Subject has expressed a desire to be assigned to a position of this type in WOHORN. In view of Subject's professional interest in the field of International Relations in the Far East, it is recommended he be assigned to WOHORN, or if a position there is not open at this time, a similar position within WOMACE..."


11/06/68: Dispatch from Chief, Western Hemisphere Division to COS, Mexico City: Subject: LIEMBRACE/Coverage of the 2 October Army-Student Confrontation: "1. On receipt of reference A, sterilized versions were provided by WOGEAR (CIA Office of Political Analysis - OPA), WOHORN, and LNGOLD (US Department of State). All found the item most interesting and useful. 2. Reference A was also utilized in a briefing on the student disturbances given to Chief, WOMACE (DDO - Directorate of Operations, formerly Directorate of Plans) by Chief of the Division. (Signed) Kenneth G. Furnell." Originating Officer: Charles M. Bounds, WH/1. Releasing Officer: W. J. Kaufman, C/WH/1.


04/06/73: Cable from Withheld to Director: Slugline KDACETONE: ..."2. Again recommend that WOMACE (DDO - Directorate of Operations, formerly Directorate of Plans) host lunch and that WOGULF and WOHORN Latin American people attend. Think Reutemand (Theodore/Ted Shackley) would enjoy hearing their views and feel Higby would profit from meeting these people. They are limited but useful contacts. Attendees are as listed in Attachment to HMMA-41,802 with following changes..."

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