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Cryptonym: AMWEE-2

Definition:
Zbynek Samonil.
Status:
Probable
Discussion:
201-294839
Sources:

104-10092-10072: PCS DEPARTURE OF SAMONIL, ZBYNEK

10/18/63 dispatch from Chief of Station, Mexico City to Chief, EE Division: Samonil appears to be 201-294539, leaving for Prague.

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10/24/63, attachment to HMMW-12018: Bohumil Jirkal, a diplomatic courier, "arrived in Mexico on 13 September 1963 to replace Zbynek Samonil as chauffeur at the Czech Embassy." (540 of 572)

104-10308-10018: CABLE: WHILE BELIEVE HAVE REASONABLY ACCURATE PICTURE OF SPECIFIC

11/10/63: Cable from JMWAVE to Director: "1. While believe have reasonable accurate picture of specific security threats 9 Nov facing several WAVE KUTUBE (Foreign Intelligence -FI- division of CIA) assets in PBRUMEN (Cuba), wish point out it difficult make realistic estimate at this time which assets will survive current PBRUMEN security crackdown. Reason for this is, given variety of factors and often complicated ops situation, there no way determining in advance whether DSE will be able translate what we recognize as security weaknesses or threats info effective neutralization of agents by means doubling or arrest. Our ability effect exfiltration such assets as AMWEE-2, AMCANOE-3, and AMCUTLER-2 who in position compromise other agents will have decided influence on extent possible further losses. 2. WAVE confident large majority assets listed inventory mentioned ref will survive current security situation. FOLL assets endangered or compromised as FOLL...B. AMWEE-2. DSE apparently knows AMWEE-2 was in contact with AMFAUNA-14 but may not know true extent his involvement clandestine ops. If AMWEE-2 arrested, interrogated, and tells everything he knows, AMWEE-1, AMWEE-3, and AMGERM-1 would be endangered. WAVE plans exfil AMWEE-2 if possible..."

104-10075-10150: JMWAVE CABLE RE ARRIVAL AT SAFEHOUSE IN MIAMI

11/22/63 cable WAVE 8027 from JMWAVE to Director: "AMWEE-2 and AMFAUNA-14 arrived Miami 1430 hours 22 Nov. Both appear in good health. Being safehoused separately and will start debriefings as soon as rested...Preliminary debriefing (of) AMHICK team indicates (that) pickup (of) AMWEE-2 and AMFAUNA-14 went like clock work and there no indications (of) any hostile surveillance of pickup etc. Believe AMHICK ratline remains secure."

104-10075-10150: JMWAVE CABLE RE ARRIVAL AT SAFEHOUSE IN MIAMI

11/22/63 cable WAVE 8027 from JMWAVE to Director: "AMWEE-2 and AMFAUNA-14 arrived Miami 1430 hours 22 Nov. Both appear in good health. Being safehoused separately and will start debriefings as soon as rested...preliminary debriefing AMHICK team indicates pickup AMWEE-2 and AMFAUNA-14 went like clockwork..."

104-10075-10000: JMWAVE CABLE RE SOLEDAD

11/23/63 cable WAVE 8100, from JMWAVE to Director, slugline RYBAT TYPIC MODOR AMWEE AMHICK COMMO: "...Begin agent msg: (Igor and Soledad X) are safe with us now and in good health. Igor sends greetings to Victor and says he will write Magoo soon but until then requests you not indicate to anyone you know that he is here or has even left Cuba yet. Victor CMA (?) in our talks with Igor we can see that you managed our things very well in these difficult days. We will have a good long talk in Mexico and agree on plans for the careful resumption of our work under security advantages which have been gained by the infiltration of Igor and Soledad X in meantime agree with your plan work alone for awhile and suggest you hold off on putting to work new employee Alfa Bravo. When you come out day two nine urgent you bring with you map grid locations and drawings or photographs two new Alcantapilla dead drop sites and two new kilometer stone or bench cache sites. More tomorrow. Your friend Luis." "For Director only: Igor is AMWEE-2. Soledad is AMFAUNA-14. Magoo is AMWEE (Czech) ambassador. Alfa Bravo are initials of Aldo Baroni, Italian hired locally to replaced AMWEE-4..."

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12/10/63 cable WAVE 8762 from JMWAVE to Director: "To date have seen no developments indicating any DSE reaction to exfiltration of AMWEE-2 and AMFAUNA-14. On 3 Dec Luis Sobral GOC immigration official who DSE asked (to be) AMWEE-1 chauffeur during routine visit fonmin why chauffeur had been promoted to AMWEE-2 job at AMWEE/Czech embassy. Chauffeur replied AMWEE-2 away on vacation in Oriente and he had been given A-2 job in interim...AMWEE-1 guesses that DSE believes A-2 is hiding somewhere in Cuba." (113 of 572)

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