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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/157-10011-10121.pdf

 

memorandum for: deputy director of security

subject: redact40

 

Aattached here with for your information it is a summary report covering subject prepared by redact20  redact40 and the undersigned. It is limited to and based upon existing documents in the office of security files on redact30  overt file # 343 589, covert file #127 958 and 13 volumes of Security Reacher Staff operational files.  The reports accuracy and authenticity are necessarily  based upon file documents, since the writers did little  or no interpretation of those documents and quoted  documents in toto wherever possible.

Redact25

Chief, Research Branch

 

P. 2

 

Contents

1 -  Background -1

2 -  Events leading to recruitment 

8 -  Security processing 

9 -  Activities, March 1956 – June 1959

13 - Contractual Relationship

15 - Activities, July 1959 -January 1974

15 - - World Youth Festival, Vienna 1959

19 - - Cuba trip, arrest and detention 1960

29 - - Africa and East European trip 1961

34 - - other activity 1959 - 1964

40 - - Clandestine training 1961

41 - - Well do you festival, Helsinki 1962

43 - - Taiwan and far east trip 1964

44 - - World Youth Festival, Algiers 1965

47 - - South America trip summer 1965

53 - - Other activity 1965 - 1974

60 - - Vietnam trip 1967 - 1968

63 - - European trip 1970

64 - - World Youth Festival, East Berlin 1973

65 - Involvement in Cuban exile activities

68 - Overseas travel

73 - Utilization, control and Case Officers

101 - Cover

103 - Personal activity

106 - Termination

109 - Contacts and relationships with James record, Lee Pennington, Donald Sweaney and Howard Hunt

 

P.3

The son of a professional actor, redact10 was, himself a child actor on stage and radio from 1931 to 1941. In 1942 and 1943 he toured with the USO shows and from 1943 to 1944, was an assistant stage manager in New York City.  From 1933 to 1942, he attended the New York City professional children's school. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served honorably as a semen from November 1944 to July 1946. From 1946 to 1951, he held many part-time and temporary jobs in New York City in Miami, Florida, as a salesman, garbled,  viewer, bellhop and US postal clerk. From 1949 through 1954 he attended night school at New York University and earn a BS degree in Journalism. Also from 1951 to 1955, he was an underwriter for Guardian Life Insurance Company and from the November 1953 to October 1954, an agent for Fidelity Life Insurance Company, both in New York City.

P.5

Redact20 first came to official attention of the office of security (OS) on 9 September 1955, when redact15 (Executive officer OS) Forwarded a letter written by redact10 to redact20 (Chief, Personnel Security division, OS), Who in turn directed the letter to James W McCord [Security Research Staff of the Office of Security (SRS)].  How read at obtained the read that letter is unknown, and as much as the name of the address he was deleted in the letter. However, the letter was recorded in the Executive Registry under number 6–9881. The redact letter is dated 27 April 1955, gives redact address and telephone number, and redact address and telephone number, and redact advised that he was working on an index of the Daily Worker for the years 1933 to 1945 "and thought that perhaps you might be interested in specific information that I am likely to find."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4 hours ago, Paul Brancato said:

I’d love to see that Michael,especially references to Madrid.

Paul, these are docs from which I will try to trace back to the Madrid and Frankfurt connections of which I mentioned to you. There will be more to come in this post.

On 3/30/2018 at 11:07 PM, Michael Clark said:

https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=23659#relPageId=2&tab=page

Acting Madrid Chief of Station, Case Officer GROWEREY,

Relationship between QUSPORT /1  (Bichi Bernal) and ( AMLASH /1 (Rolando Cuebela).

(GROWERY is mentioned In this doc as a Psuedonym for a CO, among others ... https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10246.pdf )

P. 3 of instant document indicates code names of those who kne the generalities of the assassination plan.

 

Similar doc...

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10241.pdf

more simililar... AMWHIP/3  (Not in MFF) Luis Manuel...

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10240.pdf

More similar. .... Luis Manuel CantilloToirac

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10238.pdf

This next one is important Paul. I will try to get back to explain why... keep in mind that I see Paris as a transitional meeting place between Madrid and Frankfurt. 12-21-64

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10246.pdf

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Docs in support of previous post

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10239.pdf

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10240.pdf

 

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10241.pdf

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10242.pdf

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10247.pdf

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10249.pdf

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10250.pdf

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10253.pdf

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10259.pdf

                   https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10261.pdf 12-12-64

Dec 16 1964 https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10255.pdf

March 4, 64  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10129.pdf

April 16, 64  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10111.pdf

Jan 64 https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10149.pdf

june 18, 64   https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10160.pdf

June 15, 64  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10164.pdf

June 15, 64  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10165.pdf

May 20, 1964  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10181.pdf

May,  20, 1964 https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10183.pdf

May 5, 1964 https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10192.pdf

May 5, 1964   https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10193.pdf

May 5, 1964  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10216-10194.pdf

I stopped moving forward through the list here. Going back in the list now.

6-4-63  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10215-10189.pdf

6-18-63 https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10215-10188.pdf

9-11-63   https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10215-10183.pdf

 9-13-63    https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10215-10178.pdf

9-18-63  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10215-10175.pdf

 9-24-63  https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10215-10173.pdf

9-21-64    https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10234-10424.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Docs in support of above. Second half of 1963

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10183-10019.pdf

25 Sept 64.  AMWHIP delayed by CIA work in Paris. Won't be in Rome prior to week of 10-13

 

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10100-10086.pdf

DESIGNET (not in MFF) leaving Italy, visit Swiss friends, to Madrid, then Cuba, then to Mexico for CIA debrief

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10220-10094.pdf

denial of Report of Cuban Exiles training in Italy. Denial of equipment being procured in Italy. Watch PRIO

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10183-10018.pdf

From Paris. Re AMLASH 

KYNINNGHAM

ONTRICH

AMSPORT

AMLASH/5

AMWHIP

AMLASH changing addresses 

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10183-10017.pdf

AMWHIP In London and Paris  October 63

AMLASH

ONTRICH  Not in MFF

AMPRINT  Not in MFF

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10220-10096.pdf

ex Cuban President Carlos's Prio purchasing Guns ships, airplanes from England France Italy Japan

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10183-10161.pdf

Ramon Aja Castro to be removed from position in Madrid.

MHAPRON

AMWHIP/1

QUMALT/1

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10183-10013.pdf

AMLASH

AMWHIP 

ONTRICH

Meeting before return  to Paris

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10183-10010.pdf

15 October 1963

AMLASH

AMWHIP

ONTRICH  Mathew Ontrich aka Nicolas Sanson 

Paris, Rome..  AMWHIP travel to Rome. May need to use Rome Facilities regarding very sensetive matte elsewhere.

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10215-10238.pdf

similar/same

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10215-10239.pdf

15 October 1963

Ontrich to return HQ ASAP

AMWHIP

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10290-10219.pdf

15 October 1963

HTBASTE  Not in MFF

Interesting. Redact (AMWHIP?) very frightened

Edited just now by Michael Clark
 
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I have seen and shared this doc before Re: James McCord swearing oath of secrecy on 1, October, 1963. Its presence among the documents in which it is presented raises my eyebrows even more. Illl post a link to the Archives list in which it is found. Pick through the docs of the same time range (fall of 63) and you may see what I mean.

https://www.archives.gov/research/jfk/release?page=289&sort=asc&order=Doc Date

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10215-10236.pdf

18 October 63

AMWHIP

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https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=68133&relPageId=2

AMWHIP in Paris Summer 63 . ZRPRIMA

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10215-10243.pdf

AMLASH

AMWHIP

AMPRINT

SMOTH

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10103-10193.pdf

18 August 63

JMWAVE  Paris Madrid

AMLASH   morale, training, expectations

GROWEREY

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10103-10014.pdf

AMLASH -AMWIP meeting, Nov, 1963

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https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10234-10155.pdf

Paris

AMSPORT   becomes   QUSPORT

Also:

AMLASH/1/2/3

Kymingham

Gloaden

AMWHIP\1

ONTRICH

STOCKWOOD

UNSNAFU/9/5/13/

RODAMER

AMBIDDY

AMBUG

The above found on this page in the archives

 

https://www.archives.gov/research/jfk/release?page=842&sort=asc&order=Doc Date

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9-19-63   Paris, Madrid. AMLASH travel plans to to Paris, via Rabat.

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10215-10175.pdf

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AMWHIP  AMLASH  ONTRICH

https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/2018/104-10183-10017.pdf

Found on this Archives page.

https://www.archives.gov/research/jfk/release?page=628&sort=asc&order=Doc Date

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