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Cryptonym: AMKHAN-1

Definition:
Unknown identity. AMKHAN-1 was described in a cable on November 22, 1963, as "an educated Cuban of western European extraction who lives in Habana, source has reported military information acquired by personal observation. Source's reliability has not yet been established."
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
AMKHAN-1 worked with AMKHAN-2 (Carlos Martin Ahrens Temple).
Sources:

104-10075-10145: JMWAVE CABLE RE TANK CARGO ABOARD UNIDENTIFIED SOVIET VESSEL

11/22/63: Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline INTEL TYPIC: "SUPDATA: AMKHAN-1 from AMKHAN-2 in message received 6:00 p.m. 20 Nov relayed JMWAVE via BARR 1388. Subsource is Restituto Baina who will henceforth be identified at Tito. (REF: UFG-3968, report on Orenburg)...DOI: 18 Nov 63. PADA: United States, Miami (21 Nov 63)...Source: An educated Cuban of western European extraction who lives in Habana, source has reported military information acquired by personal observation. Source's reliability has not yet been established. The information is from a Habana stevedore..."

104-10075-10322: JMWAVE CABLE RE SPECIAL WATCHLIST FOR INCOMING AND OUTGOING TELEGRAMS

11/30/63: Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC AMKHAN: "1. 25 Nov AMKHAN-2 sent via AMKHAN-1 following names from DSE special watchlist for incoming and outgoing telegrams. List maintained by IDEN C, DSE agent in AMKHAN-2 office and was copied by AMKHAN-1 in response WAVE request. 2. In forwarding list, AMKHAN-2 message clearly lists some persons as residing certain address, and these so indicated. In others, AMKHAN-2 placed period after address and another period after name. Quite possible names and addresses recorded in this manner on original list. In most instances believe names in following list without addresses belong to address which follows immediately below, but for sake accuracy have listed these names separately..."

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Gavin McDonald

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