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Cryptonym: FJMACHINE

Definition:
FJMACHINE was the cryptonym for the Free Europe Exile Relations (FEER), a Division of the Free Europe Committee, Inc. James McCargar was European Director of FEER (1955-58).
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
A Information Report in March of 1959 appeared to include Project FJMACHINE as a source. The source was described as a "person with good contacts in the Caribbean area."
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: Pages 28: "Term: FJMACHINE. Definition: Free Europe Exile Relations (FEER), a Division of the Free Europe Committee, Inc. James McCargar was European Director of FEER (1955-58)..."

https://www.cia.gov/readingroom/docs/MCCARGAR%2C%20JAMES_0100.pdf

07/11/58: Air dispatch from COS, Withheld - LCPIPIT to Chief, IO: Subject: General - DTDORIC/Operational: Specific: FJMACHINE: "Forwarded under separate cover is Callender's Deputy's letter of resignation from FJMACHINE. This letter is forwarded at the request of the latter, with the approval of the former."

https://www.cia.gov/readingroom/docs/MCCARGAR%2C%20JAMES_0103.pdf

10/01/58: Dispatch from COS, Withheld to Chief, IO: Subject: DTDORIC/Operational FJMACHINE: "1. Forwarded herewith is a request by Callender's former Deputy for a reversal of the Headquarters FJMACHINE refusal to settle his return transportation and freight charges in cash. The subject feels that his request is entirely logical and would be the cleanest break possible between himself and FJMACHINE. 2. He further feels, as stated in the attachment, that he has some legal recourse against QKIVORY (National Committee for a Free Europe and its subcommittees) if this request is refused..."

https://www.cia.gov/readingroom/docs/MCCARGAR%2C%20JAMES_0106.pdf

11/13/58: Cable from Munich to Director: Slugline DTDORIC FJMACHINE: FROM BOENING: "1. IDEN A reports Kenneth Callender (Note: Pseudonym for James McCargar) continues to see PARI exiles. On one occasion was spotted intercepting and walking off with two exiles about to enter PARI offices FJMACHINE. Also, when IDEN B passed through PARI on way home, reportedly saw Callender and later commented Callender appeared so distraught could become 'another Burgess, McLean case.' 2. While realize possible exaggerations these reports, believe may be wise impress Callender his responsibilities TPFEELING and ODYOKE (U.S. Government). Request HQs comments. Handwritten note: Callender was 'fired' in the field from FJMACHINE. Replaced by Delgado."

104-10172-10004: VIEW OF PROMINENT CUBAN LEADERS ON F CASTRO'S ATTITUDE AND RECENT ACTIONS.

03/03/59: Transmittal of Teletyped Information Report: "Project FJMACHINE" appears to have been a source for this report: - - - Page 3: "SOURCE...Person with good contacts in the Caribbean area (C)." Report mentioned Eloy Gutierrez Menoyo.

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Gavin McDonald

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