arrived in Pakse to direct operations.Glerum had been the CIA's assistant base chief at Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base when the Quiet Ones landed in Laos.
...Glerum, he says, was a CIA "super-grade," outranking many careerists at headquarters.
Soon after his arrival, Glerum
quizzed Smith and Lamothe on their cover story.
"We had a string of unbelievably bad weather," says Glerum
"The FLIR [forward-looking infrared] required a lot of work," recalls Glerum
The topography of the Hole was an "astonishingly accurate duplicate" of the actual wiretap site, according to Glerum
sent a cable," says Stephens, "and in three days we had the parts by courier.