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Cryptonym: IGOR

Definition:
A pre-Bay of Pigs operation.
Status:
Probable
Sources:

104-10240-10269: CABLE:AMBIDDY-1 NOW AT TRAV TO JOIN WITH STRIKE FORCE. HE

4/1/61 cable. This may be an Igor operation. "AMBIDDY-1 now at TRAV. to join with strike force...Team members are Garcia Martinez, Frank Bernadino, Jorge Rodrigues Fleites, Carlos Hernandez, Nestor (Tony) Izquierdo. Artime requested for them to be made available (they were in Mexico)." "TRAV concurs" - that sounds like Carl Jenkins speaking.

104-10263-10065: CABLE: PLS ASSIGN CRYPTOS SERIES NUMBER 176 FRANK BERNARDINO

4/4/61 cable from JMWAVE to BELL, slugline JMZIP PSYCH IGOR: "Please assign cryptos series 176 Frank Bernardino Babot (2512), Jose Raffo Barrera (2509) and Victor Espinosa Hernandez (2771). Subjects being issued docs, trained (shortwave) and briefed WAVE on infil of Igor assist in DRE uprising Las Villas."

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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