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Pseudonym: Carswell, Daniel

Definition:
Daniel Carswell was a pseudonym used by CIA operative David L. Christ. Christ was, along with two others, arrested by Cuban Intelligence in Havana in 1960.
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Documented
Sources:

104-10110-10422: MEMO: IDENTIFICATION OF AGENCY PSEUDONYMS.

01/18/68, Memo from E. Mendoza to Chief, FIOB/Security Research Staff: "1. Several names occur in the press material recently made available to FIOB which probably cannot be identified in Security files, but which are known to the writer. These names are pseudonyms which were used by Staff employees as shown below. Daniel Carswell: David L. Christ. Eustace Danbrunt: Thornton Anderson. Edmund Taransky: Walter E. Szuminski. 2. Christ, Anderson, and Szuminski were arrested in Cuba and were held prisoner by Castro. Their true names have never appeared in the press, and all material relating to their assignment and imprisonment in Cuba is held in SRS..."

Contributors:
A. J. Weberman • MFF

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