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Pseudonym: Bremson, Wanda

Definition:
Wanda F. Bremson was possibly a pseudonym used by Vivian A. Petrowski. Bremson was known to AMMUG-1 as Vivian.
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Probable
Discussion:
Petrowski was in WH/SA/CI in 1964. Also, Harold Swenson submitted a document on operational expenses for AMMUG-1 (Vladimir Lahera Rodriguez) in June of 1964. Vivian A. Petrowksi was number two on the list.
Sources:

104-10185-10305: MEMORANDUM: NEW INTELLIGENCE SOURCE - AMMUG-1

06/10/64: Memorandum from Chief, WH/SA/CI to Chief, WH/SA/ESEC: Reference: C/WH/SA/ESEC Memorandum dated 04 June 1964: "AMMUG-1 (Vladimir Lahera Rodriguez) is a CI Source who has furnished FI information during his debriefings. He is a former Cuban Intelligence Service officer who served with the Cuban Intelligence Service up until April 1964. Information which he has provided to date has proved to be reliable. Vivian A. Petrowski, WH/SA/CI."

104-10185-10240: ACCOUNTING BY INDIVIDUAL FOR ADVANCE/OPERATIONAL EXPENSES FOR AMMUG-1

06/12/64: Document submitted by Harold F. Swenson: ATTACHMENT TO AMMUG-1 ACCOUNTING: 29 April 1964 - 01 June 1964: "1. The following list of individuals were involved in the operational luncheons and dinners which appear in the accounting with AMMUG-1 (Vladimir Lahera Rodriguez) during his debriefings: (numbers which are assigned to each individual for use in the accounting). #1 - Harold F. Swenson. #2 - Vivian A. Petrowksi. #3 - Daniel Flores. #4 - Barney Hidalgo. #5 - (REDACTION). #6 - Virgil Reidmiller. #7 - (REDACTION). #8 - Mrs/Daniel Flores (non-agency). #9 - (REDACTION). #10 - (REDACTION). #11 - Louis Napoli. #12 - (REDACTION). #13 - (REDACTION). #14 - (REDACTION). #15 - Mrs. Louis Napoli. #16 - (REDACTION). 2. The following is a certification for operational expenditures where receipts were not obtainable. I certify that operational funds were expended as stated in the attached accounting. Daniel Flores."

104-10185-10309: FORMS: REQUEST FOR ADVANCE,ACCOUNTING FOR ADVANCE, PERFORMANCE REPORT AMMUG/1

07/01/64: Request for Advance of Funds form: Name of Advance: Vivian A. Petrowski. Payment to: Vivian A. Petrowski. "Purpose: AMMUG-1's (Vladimir Lahera Rodriguez) personal funds which are covered in the amendment to the MOC dated 11 June 1964. Signature of advance: Vivian A. Petrowski. Requesting Officer: Wilmer Kerbe AC/WH/SA/CI. Approved: Bruce B. Cheever DC/WH/SA..."

104-10185-10293: FORM: ACCOUNTING BY INDIVIDUAL FOR ADVANCE /OPS EXPENSES OF AMMUG-1

07/21/64: Document submitted by Vivian A. Petrowksi and Daniel Flores: Page 3: 07/22/64: "The following individuals certify that operational funds exceeding fifteen dollars were spent in the entertainment of AMMUG-1 (Vladimir Lahera Rodriguez) and that receipts were not obtainable. Harold F. Swenson, Daniel Flores, Barney Hidalgo, Virgil Reidmiller." - - - Pages 4-5: ATTACHMENT TO AMMUG-1 OPERATIONAL ACCOUNTING: 1 June - 10 July 1964: ..."DATE: 05 June...PURPOSE: Dinner at Blackies (AMMUG-1 & Reidmiller). AMOUNT: $15.000. Movies (AMMUG-1 & Reidmiller). 5.00. Nightclub SpeakEasy (AMMUG-1 & Reidmiller). 4.00...08 June: Movies (Reidmiller & AMMUG-1) 2.50. Refreshments & transportation to Safehouse #2 (Reidmiller & AMMUG-1). 3.50...09 June...Baseball Game (Reidmiller & AMMUG-1). 6.00. Refreshments (Reidmiller & AMMUG-1). 6.50..."

104-10183-10257: PERSONAL RECORD QUESTIONNAIRE PART 11 - OPERATIONAL INFORMATION

11/12/64: AMMUG-1 PRQ Part II from CI/OA to C/WH/SA/CI: ..."3. List other case officers who have handled subject or whom he knows..."Wanda F. Bremson as Vivian..."

104-10183-10366: NONRELATED AMMUG-1.

08/29/72: Telepouch from Chief, Western Hemisphere Division to COS, Withheld: Subject: AKULE/TYPIC/AMMUG-1: "1. AMMUG-1 (Vladimir Lahera Rodriguez) will be advised regarding interview but the processing may take 3-6 months depending on workload Miami INS. 2. E2, IMPDET. Wanda F. Bremson." Originated by: (REDACTION), WH/COG/OS. Released by: (Signature), C/WH/COG.

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