Home/ Resources / Projects / CIA Cryptonyms / cryptonym: KUJUMP

Cryptonym: KUJUMP

Definition:
The Domestic Contact Division, also known as the Domestic Contact Service during the 1960s. Also known as the Office of Operations, or "OO", as well as other titles. Responsible for soliciting domestic sources for foreign intelligence information.
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
The Church Committee found that it was originally part of the Central Intelligence Group in 1946, "responsible for soliciting domestic sources for foreign intelligence information. Renamed the Domestic Contact Division in 1951; became a component of the DDI in 1952; renamed the Domestic Contact Service...; transferred to DDO in 1973 and renamed the Domestic Collection Division." https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=1160&relPageId=109&search=%22domestic_contact%20service%22 Domestic Contact Service gets the most hits on MFF. Also search under Domestic Contacts Service; Domestic Contact Division; Domestic Contacts Division; Domestic Collection Division; Domestic Collections Division; Office of Operations; KUJUMP; and its later iterations KULOOK and WODISH. This agency monitored personalities such as Robert Edward Webster, an American defector to the USSR referred to in Gary Hill's book as "The Other Oswald" and George de Mohrenschildt.
Sources:

104-10061-10115: LIST OF NAMES RE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION INVESTIGATION

This page (62) and two pages hence (64) provide the definition given by the CIA to HSCA staffers for KUJUMP: "Office of Operations (OO)."

104-10335-10001: ARRB REQUEST - CIA-2: BACKGROUND QUESTIONS ON THE COLLECTION

Note ARRB's request #32 to the CIA - KUJUMP - with the explanation below.

104-10335-10https://www.maryferrell.org/php/crypsuedit.php?type=crypt&id=KUJUMP&action=review#001 ARRB REQUEST - CIA-2: BACKGROUND QUESTIONS ON THE COLLECTION

The CIA's response to ARRB request #32: "Was Office of Operations (OO); later Domestic Contact Service (DCS)."

Joan Mellen, "Who Was Lee Harvey Oswald?" (2008) http://www.maryferrell.org/pages/Essay_-_Who_Was_Lee_Harvey_Oswald.html

"(In) Thomas B. Casasin’s memo to Walter P. Haltigan, Casasin writes: “as chief of the 6 Branch I had discussed – sometime in Summer 1960 (he later corrected that date to “1962”) with the then Chief and Deputy Chief of the 6 Research Section the laying on of interview(s) [with Oswald] through KUJUMP [the operations division] or other suitable channels.” KUJUMP had a contacts division for debriefing persons. KUJUMP was synonymous with 00 (Contacts Division)."

104-10236-10009: SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR RESCATE CHANNEL TO PASS INFORMATION T KUBARK

10/2/62 memo: Request to set up meeting between KUJUMP and Mario del Canal/AMOT-110 denied - info from del Canal as a RESCATE official already being passed through the Consejo group. This may be an attempt by Tony Varona to find out other local CIA contacts.

104-10059-10181: RECOLLECTIONS OF THOMAS B. CASASIN ABOUT OSWALD UNUSUAL BEHAVIOR IN USSR

11/25/63 memo from Thomas B. Casasin to Walter Haltigan: "It makes little difference now, but REDWOOD had at one time an OI interest in Oswald. As soon as I had heard Oswald's name, I recalled that as chief of the 6 branch I had discussed - sometime in summer 1960 - with the then Chief and Deputy Chief of the 6 Research Division the laying on of interview(s) through KUJUMP or other suitable channels."

104-10001-10144: CABLE RE CONTACTING RITA AND MONICA KRAMER RE PHOTOS OF OSWALD

3/19/64 routing slip, Shirley Stetson of CD/OO Support reported on Mina Voellmy of CD/OO interviewing Rita Naman and Monica Kramer re photo of Oswald that they took of him in the USSR during 1962. Stetson also monitored Webster since at least 1962, see https://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=55073&relPageId=195&search=stetson_AND%20%22CD/OO%22

1994.04.13.14:58:27:500005: Reel 44, Folder J - LEE HARVEY OSWALD SOFT FILE.

6/16/64 memo from Raymond Rocca, Chief, CI/R&A to R. S. Travis, Support Branch, CD/OO, Subject: Unfounded Allegations Regarding a KGB Terrorist School..."Reference is made to a memorandum, dated 16 June 1964, concerning certain allegations made by a contact...of your New Haven Resident Agency...our information shows that there has been no Soviet State Security (now KGB) school in Minsk since 1947." Also see related letter by Helms (which originated from T. Hall in Rocca's CIRA office) with same findings at p. 264.

See Also:
Contributors:
Carmine Savastano • Bill Simpich

Search Cryptonyms

 

Search tips and techniques

© Mary Ferrell Foundation. All Rights Reserved. |Press Room |MFF Policies |Contact Us |Site Map