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Cryptonym: LAURICLE

Definition:
An action indicator for Staff D operations.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10178-10240: QJWIN'S SALARY RECEIPTS FOR AUG AND SEPT '63

This "Control and Cover Sheet for Top Secret Document" referring to pay for QJWIN is entitled "LAURICLE". Two pages forward is the final document seen with Harvey named as Chief of Staff D, dated 10/11/63.

104-10310-10013: MEMORANDUM: RESPONSES TO SSC REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON PROJECT ZRRIFLE

9/12/75 CIA response to Church Committee for additional info on ZRRIFLE (probably from Walt Elder): "LAURICLE is an action indicator for Staff D."

104-10185-10051: CABLE- JAMES N RABNEY PLANNING CONTACT YOU ABOUT MID-APRIL CONNECTION SOME ASPECTS LAURICLE DISCUSSINS WITH YOU OCTOBER 60

3/23/61 memo: "James B. Rabney (FI/D chief of operations Arnold Silver) planning contact you about mid-April connection some aspects LAURICLE discussions with you October 60. Would appreciate any assistance you can give."

104-10183-10016: CABLE RE: IF LOND PLANNING SUFFICIENTLY ADVANCED INDICATE GOOD

10/9/63 memo about AMLASH in Europe has LAURICLE as the first phrase on the slugline...plan was for Ontrich (SAS/SO Nestor Sanchez) to meet both AMWHIP/Tepedino and AMLASH/Cubela in next 2-3 days. Action was to be taken by "C/FI/D" (either Bill Harvey or his successor).

104-10414-10406: DISPATCH-LIEMPTY PROGRESS REPORT/SECOND QUARTER 1963

8/23/63 report to HQ from Mexico City: "LILYRIC reporting has been of great interest in a matter of LAURICLE concern...SCANTLING performs as alternate cutout to LICASA-1 in a sensitive LAURICLE operation. The project cutouts service 18 P.O. Box drops used not only for Station operations but also for support of Headquarters, JMWAVE, and other station requirements."

John Newman, Countdown to Darkness, p. 291.

James Rabney is identified as Arnold Silver, Bill Harvey's deputy at Staff D as of June 1960.

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Bill Simpich

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