Cover//Approach

From a FOIA-released WWII training manual for special officers:

Cover

A: General

Freedom – financial – social – movement – leisure.

B: Essential details

Name – history – documents – clothes – behavior (money-associates-tastes-local conditions-table manners-slang-mannerisms).

iv. Coming down to business – change your line of appeal to suit the case, eg for a priest, based on religious grounds, etc.

Let concrete suggestions come from him in the first stages.

Test reactions thoroughly before coming out into the open.

Sound by half-suggestions.

From the first give him the suggestion that we are part of a powerful and well-organized body – prestige counts heavily.

DO NOT TRY TO BUY PEOPLE

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