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Cryptonym: AMFAUNA-1

Definition:
David Cabeza Coupau
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10234-10105: IDENTITY PAGE

AMFAUNA-1 is identified as David Cabeza Coupau.

104-10070-10079: OPERATIONAL REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF OPERATION

7/11/62 memo from Chief, JMWAVE to Chief, TFW: "AMFAUNA-1 is a Cuban male, born in Cuba...He has tried his hand at various kinds of work...He has also ventured into politics, having been a candidate...During the Spanish Civil War, he was a member of the REDACTED...the JMWAVE case officer who trained AMFAUNA-1 in tradecraft in March 1961 ...observed that he already had a grounding in clandestine techniques." The case officer also characterized AMFAUNA-1 as a "pleasant, intelligent fellow" and "the most astute member of the team." Described as an anti-communist. He was recruited and trained in the United States, and then he returned to Cuba. He trusts his security operations.

104-10308-10125: DISPATCH: AMFAUNA PROGRESS REPORT FOR JUNE 1963

7/24/63 memo from Chief of Station, JMWAVE to Chief, SAS: "AMFAUNA-1 reported that a friend of AMFAUNA-7 is planning to assassinate AMTHUG before the 26th of July and wants financial support."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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