Pseudonym: Altman, Oliver
10/26/60: Cable from Director to Luxembourg (Orig: Justin O'Donnell, Unit: FI/D/Ops): CITE DIR 08193: "1. Oliver B. Altman, IDEN follows, would like meet Mankel FRAN 30 October, for possible use Mankel Africa pursuant Rabney's visit LUXE. Instruct Mankel have passport renewed at once and speed up immunizations. You authorized give him all money necessary buy clothing for Africa trip and for travel FRAN and return LUXE. If Altman decides use Mankel he should be prepared travel Africa week 31 October. 2. Instructions for meeting FRAN: At 1400 hours 30 October Mankel to enter lobby hotel Carlton. Will be approached by Altman using name Mr. Black. Altman will ask Mankel 'Are you the salesman from Luxembourg?' Mankel to answer 'Yes, I am the Arbed representative.' Describe Altman to Mankel as 181 cms tall, fat, red-faced, tortise-shelled glasses, smoking cigar. Do not reveal Altman true name. If for some reason meeting does not take place Mankel to appear same place, same hour 31 October and 1 November. 3. Confirm priority info FRAN Mankel able make meet FRAN. Include estimate how soon Mankel can arrange commercial cover for trip." - - - Page 3: Cable from Director to Luxembourg (Orig: Justin O'Donnell, Unit: FI/D/Ops): DIR 08193 OUT 85484: "Identity: Mr. Justin O'Connell."
11/02/60: Cable from Frankfurt to Director: Slugline RYBAT LAURICLE: "1. Altman met Mankel 2 Nov. He accepted offer proceed Leopoldville. Precise mission not conveyed to him, he only informed that mission might involve large element of personal risk. 2. After Altman arrival Leopoldville and study local situation will cable LUXE details cover, time of travel, etc."
11/12/60: Cable from Director to Luxembourg (Orig: A. M. Silver, Unit: FI/D/Ops): Slugline RYBAT LAURICLE ZRACORN: "1. Altman prefers await QJWIN arrival Leopoldville before briefing him on Dakar job. If briefing on Dakar not already done, omit it and we will arrange briefing on Leopoldville. If he already briefed no harm done..."
11/13/60: Cable from Luxembourg to Leopoldville: Slugline RYBAT LAURICLE ZRACORN: "1. Jouvenoy not aware extreme emergency until LEOP 291 (IN 41261) which received immediately after an 11 Nov contact QJWIN. When QJWIN debriefed 3 Nov on Altman contact he advised 21 Nov soonest departure as only 2 flights per week. As we to wait for Altman advice re time of travel per FRAN 6959 (IN 36814) QJWIN not given travel funds at 6 Nov contact but urged complete shots soonest. LEOP 242 (IN 38289) received after QJWIN France for shots and search candidates requested by Altman. Last contact QJWIN 1 Nov after his return France and he given travel funds and urged make every effort depart 21 Nov. Next meeting set for QJWIN return LUXE. 2. Intend continue security contact arrangements which do not allow immediate access. Attempted unsuccessfully contact QJWIN 12 Nov after receipt LEOP 291. One other possibility and if successful will attempt expedite departure."
12/20/60: Cable from Leopoldville to Director: Slugline RYBAT LAURICLE: FOR ALTMAN: "Do not deposit QJWIN $1000 December salary his Luxembourg bank as he being paid here. S/C Note: *Serviced for duplicate station number."
03/29/61: Cable from JMWAVE to BELL: Slugline JMZIP MEGANO: ..."C/S Comment: *Altman and Reelfoot request NOTLOX be queried 'which military post or commanders could be defected either for money or otherwise.'"
08/18/75: SSC letter from Burton Wides to Seymour Bolten: ..."3. Any materials reflecting Mr. Justin O'Donnell's mission to the Congo for Mr. Bissell in the Fall of 1960. (Mr. O'Donnell's crypt was 'Altman.')..."