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Cryptonym: AMKHAN-3

Definition:
Unknown identity. A cable in June of 1965 described AMKHAN-3 as "a highly placed Cuban official who has provided documentary information which has been considered reliable since February 1964."
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
A memo in December of 1965 mentioned "the successful exfiltration of the valuable agents AMKHAN-2 and AMKHAN-3," as well as twelve members of their familities.
Sources:

104-10234-10173: CABLE: MIAMI HERALD 30 JUN HEADLINE "FIDEL'S SISTER FLEES CUBA, DENOUNCES HIM".

06/30/64: Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Page 2: ..."3. Report received from AMKAHN-3 (sp) via AMKAHN-2 giving economic production Cuba years 61, 62 and 63 as reported by JUCEPLAN..."

104-10234-10372: POSSIBLE SABOTAGE ATTEMPT AT THE PLAZA DE LA REVOLUCION

06/02/65: Cable from JMWAVE: Slugline INTEL TYPIC: "SUPDATA: AMKHAN-2 from AMKHAN-3 in message received 31 May 65 (BARR 2120). Per A-3 event created quite a stir due heavy guard maintained over stand. WAVE has no confirmation this act...Source: A highly reliable and very responsive source who has excellent contacts in various departments of the Cuban Government. This information was received from a highly placed Cuban official who has provided documentary information which has been considered reliable since February 1964." - - - Page 4: Field Information Report: "1. On 3 May 1965, the stand from which Fidel Castro Ruz frequently delivers speeches, at the foot of the Jose Marti monument, Plaza de la Revolucion, Habana, Habana Province, was completely burned. Attempts to put out the fire failed, and, as of 31 May, the effects of the burning were still visible. According to rumors, the fire was a result of sabotage which had been planned for 1 May, but was not effected until two days later. 2. Field dissem: None."

104-10224-10000: LYNCH, GRAYSON L., OP.

12/06/65, Memorandum from COS to Multiple Chiefs (Note: At the top of the page: "SO - Irving C. Devuono" and underneath in handwriting: "Lynch"): Subject: Commendation for Performance in HUBBARD I/II: "1. The Chief of Station wishes to commend all Station members and agents who were involved in the HUBBARD I/II operation. The successful exfiltration of the valuable agents AMKHAN-2 and AMKHAN-3 plus twelve members of their families on 4 - 5 December was indeed a very impressive performance in response to an urgent requirement. All who participated in the HUBBARD I/II operation can take great pride in the fact that despite considerable difficulties it was possible to carry out the exfiltration of a sizeable group of persons in a swift and flawless manner. 2. Chief, SO: Please extend to the commander of the AMLILAC group and to the personnel who participated in the HUBBARD/I and/or the HUBBARD/II actions the congratulations and the appreciation of 'The Chief' concerning their fine performances. 3. Chief, MA: Please extend to the ship captains and the commanders of the operational vessels and to all of the crew members who participated in the HUBBARD/1 and/or the HUBBARD/II actions the congratulations and appreciation of 'The Chief' concerning their fine performances."

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Gavin McDonald

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