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Cryptonym: ODUNIT

Definition:
U.S. Air Force.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

FRUS, 1952-1954: Guatemala, p.xvi: Foreign Relations of the United States, 1952-1954: Guatemala

This State Department volume on Guatemala has a section entitled "Abbreviations and Cryptonyms." In it, ODUNIT is listed as "U.S. Air Force".

Official History of the Bay of Pigs Operation, Volume II: Participation in the Conduct of Foreign Policy

Volume II of the official CIA history of the Bay of Pigs operation includes a copy of a cable which says "ODUNIT has requested no B-26 aircraft return Egli (Air Force Base) except last resort."

104-10052-10081: BASEHOUSES SURROUNDING LIMERICK TARGET

In a memo about photo surveillance, this memo notes that "The aerial photographs sent by separate cover attachment were taken by the local ODUNIT officers..."

Contributors:
Jerry Ennis • MFF

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