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Cryptonym: CALL

Definition:
CALL was the cable indicator for West German foreign intelligence.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

https://www.archives.gov/files/iwg/declassified-records/rg-263-cia-records/second-release-lexicon.pdf

CIA document: Research Aid: Cryptonyms and Terms in Declassified CIA Files Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Disclosure Acts: Page 18: ..."Term: CALL. Definition: Cable indicator for West German foreign intelligence..."

104-10308-10050: AMLEGS 7,8,11,24,25, AND 28 PROBABLY WILLING AND ABLE PERFORM SABOTAGE ON SHIPS IF REQUESTED.

04/18/63: Cable from Hamburg to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC AMLEG CALL: "1. AMLEGS-1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 24, 25, and 28 probably willing and able perform sabotage on ships if requested. Unless operation considered of vital importance overriding other potential these agents, prefer not to employ them this function. Above represents partial assets (REDACTION), (REDACTION), (REDACTION), and (REDACTION). Early May, including (REDACTION) and (REDACTION) approximately five Cuban ships will be on high seas..."

Contributors:
Gavin McDonald

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