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Cryptonym: SEAL

Definition:
Project containing Information concerning Office of Security operational support for covert action relative to the Bay of Pigs invasion. Project continued for years after the Bay of Pigs.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10122-10103: PAWLEY, WILLIAM

11/9/59: Re William Pawley, #78435: "The KING coverage was installed within a desk in the personal office of the Subject..." King coverage was a Revere T-700 recorder-reproducer, a BK-6 microphone, and "an automatic relay system that allows remote operation of the installation."

157-10011-10069: Letters to the Rockefeller Commission from the CIA, May 1975

The CIA Project JMMOVE was designed to offer paramilitary training for the Bay of Pigs and is discussed in this operational assessment. The document presents related cryptonyms and provides definitions for them as well. A list reveals the cryptonym SEAL refers to the CIA Office of Security and support it rendered to the Deputy Director of Operations related to "...Miami based Cuban programs." https://www.archives.gov/files/research/jfk/releases/157-10011-10069.pdf

178-10004-10424: [RESTRICTED]

5/1/75, Memorandum for the Record: "Volume 16, Office of Security file number 219 000 (319-357) concerns Project Seal, containing Information concerning Office of Security operational support for DDP relative to the Bay of Pigs invasion. (For facility of further access, copies of all pertinent documents from this file relative to the matter at hand have been placed in Office of Security file number 536 198, 'Belle Chasse Louisiana Ammunition Depot', subcaptioned Project JMMOVE."

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Bill Simpich

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