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Cryptonym: DIZTAG

Definition:
The nation of Czechoslovakia
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
The Czech Embassy in Mexico City got its share of intrigue. The LIHABIT photosurveillance operation was trained on it.
Sources:

Research Aid: Cryptonyms and Terms in Declassified CIA Files Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Records Disclosure Acts, p. 25: https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=diztag+embassy

104-10092-10094: OPERATIONAL - TRAVEL OF CZECH NATIONALS

The slug line states "DIZTAG/ZODIAC Operational-- Travel of Czech Nationals" and the document regards LIFIRE travel reports collected by Mexico City Station.

104-10246-10041: OPERATIONAL MONTHLY OPERATIONAL REPORT FOR THE PERIOD 1-30 NOVEMBER 1964

The document is a monthly operational report from Winston Scott the Chief of Mexico City Station and relates, "Photographic coverage of DIZTAG (Czech) Embassy, supplied by LIHABIT (a photographic surveillance base) was normal during this reporting period.

104-10211-10043: DIZTAG Operational Jaroslav Kuchvalek

This dispatch regards surveillance intelligence gathered from Soviet Embassy phone calls concerning the return of Czech Ambassador Jaroslav Kuchvalek to Mexico City. The caller is informed he would not be returning and a new Ambassador would be appointed by Prague. https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/104-10211-10043.pdf

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Contributors:
Bill Simpich • Carmine Savastano

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