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Cryptonym: AMHINT-3

Definition:
Miguel A. Garcia Armengol, head of the action and sabotage wing of the DRE until arrested in Cuba after the Bay of Pigs invasion. Spent many years in Cuban prison.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10181-10346: CABLE: PROP TEAM ASSIGNED CRYPTOS AMHINT 1,2,3,4

DIR 13627 of 11/6/1960 states: "Prop team assigned cryptos AMHINT 1,2,3,4. Idens follow."

104-10181-10347: CABLE: IDENS REF

The next cable of the same day, DIR 13628, lists the four identities. #1 is "Miguel A. Garcia Armengol."

104-10171-10319: REPORT COVER SHEET: CAPTURE MEMBERS OF THE ANTI-CASTRO DIRECTORIO REVOLUCIONARIO ESTUDIANTIL

May 7-13, 1961 report: 48 DRE members arrested during second week of May in Oriente province. They were arrested when they tried to leave the Sierra Cristal after the failure at the Bay of Pigs. Other DRE members were arrested in Habana, including Manuel Salvat/AMHINT-2, head of DRE's propaganda section, and Manuel Garcia Armangol, head of DRE's action and sabotage section. Page 4: Jose Luis Machado, former assistant to General Fatjo Miyares AMHINT ops HAVA arrived Miami 11 May with general situation report: A. AMHINTS imprisoned Boniato, Oriente Province: AMHINT-1 (Handwritten: 986050), Enrique Casuso (Handwritten: 278749) (2507), Rene Armas, Carlos Armas, Carlos Cacicedo, FNU Fontanil. B. Arrested, G-2 HAVA: AMHINT-3 (Handwritten: 287682). C. Interrogated and released G-2 HAVA: AMHINT-2 (Handwritten: 286051). D. Political asylum HAVA: AMHINT-13 (Handwritten: 291751), AMHINT-14 (Handwritten: 289935), Francisco Blanco, Jose Maria Laza, Fernando Garcia Chacon (Handwritten: 313136) (AMHINT courier)....Page 6: "General Fatjo Miyares...AMHINTS' finance secretary. (His fiance involved in clandestine AMHINT/DRE action and sabotage actions)

104-10181-10337: CABLE: JOSE LUIS MACHADO, FORMER ASST TO GENERAL FATJO MIYARES

5/17/61, JMWAVE to BELL, slugline JMZIP PSYCH: "Jose Machado, former assistant to General Fatjo Miyares, AMHINT OPS Havana, arrived Miami 11 May with general situation report: A. AMHINTs imprisoned Boniato, Oriente Province: AMHINT-1 (201-286050), Enrique Casuso (201-278749), Rene Armas, Carlos Armas, Carlos Caciedo, FNU Fontanil. B. Arrested, G-2 Havana, AMHINT-3 (201-287682). C. Political asylum, Havana: AMHINT-13 (201-291751), AMHINT-14 (201-289935), Francisco Blanco, Jose Maria Laza, Fernando Garcia Chacon (AMHINT courier) (201-313136). D. Seeking asylum Havana: AMHINT-2, Luis Fernandez Rocha (Luciano), AMHINT-5 (reception ops) (201-283242), Martin Morua Arrechea (201-320262) and Bernabe Pena...Subject reports that Venezuelan ambassador Zurbaran has given asylum to AMHINTs with their arms and vowed make fort of embassy if necessary."

104-10217-10137: CABLE RE: FOLLOWING IS KEYED TO REF

April 1971: Miguel Garcia Armangol (201-28762) did a number of years in Cuban prison.

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