HOUSE SEARCH, ca. 1942 - ca. 1945

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HOUSE SEARCH, ca. 1942 - ca. 1945 - National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 39984 / Local Identifier 226.B6063 - Joint Chiefs of Staff. Office of Strategic Services. Field Photographic Branch. (01/04/1943 - 10/01/1945). DRAMATIZED TRAINING FILM: Demonstrates proper and improper methods of searching rooms for hidden information by contrasting the behavior of two fictional agents stationed in "a neutral capital in Europe." Shows creative ways to hide evidence of espionage activities, to set traps for counter agents, to pass information to other agents in unsuspicious manner. Lists rules to follow during a house search, explains where to look for evidence, how to make it appear as if room has not been searched, what tools to have on hand.