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Pseudonym: Crickard, Wanda

Definition:
Unknown identity. A cable on 10 November, 1960, stated that Wanda Crickard would use the alias Martha Richards when meeting Jose Marie Andre Mankel (QJWIN-1). Wanda Crickard was a pseudonym for an unknown identity.
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
A memo on 17 September, 1975, mentioned that during the period from 1960 to early 1962, Wanda Crickard was assigned to headquarters and an African field station as a clerk. Crickard resigned for the first time in March 1962, but rejoined the Agency in mid-1963, when she was assigned to a South American Station under (REDACTION) cover as a Reports Officer. Crickard resigned again in 1970.
Sources:

104-10185-10076: DISPATCH- DESCRIPTION AND PHOTOGRAPH OF JOSE MARIE ANDRE MANKE.

11/02/60: Dispatch from Chief, KUTUBE/D to COS, Withheld; COS, Luxembourg (Thru: Chief, AF; Chief, WE): Pages 2-3: ..."3...a. On receipt of this dispatch (REDACTION) cable Luxembourg the alias to be used by Crickard if she meets Mankel. b. Luxembourg to include in the briefing to Mankel the statement that if Crickard wants to get hold of him, she will telephone him between 0830 and 0900 hours or between 1700 and 1730 hours at his hotel, La Creix du Sud, will give him her alias, and will say, 'Brigitte wrote to me that you would be here and asked me to show you around.' Mankel will reply with a statement of appreciation. He should be told in Luxembourg that if he receives such a call, he will meet Crickard per sub-paragraph b., paragraph 2, AUDA 234. On receiving the call, he should immediately suspend his search activity until told by Crickard to resume it...5...If he needs more funds in Dakar, he can obtain them there from Crickard...Daniel M. Presland (William K. Harvey)."

104-10185-10065: CABLE- CRICKARD WILL USE ALIAS MARTHA RICHARDS.

11/10/60: Cable from Withheld to Director: Slugline RYBAT LAURICLE ZRACORN: "1. Re para 3A Ref B, Crickard will use alias Martha Richards..."

104-10310-10012: LETTER: DEAR MR. ELDER

09/03/75: U.S. Senate Committee document: Letter from William G. Miller, Staff Director to Walt Elder, Assistant to the Director: ..."2. Indicate whether the following names are true identities or pseudonyms; provide the true identities for all pseudonyms listed; and explain the nature of the official duties of each of these people during the period 1960-1963: LAURICLE; Monroe B. Rozeney, Ed Jouvenoy, Wanda Crickard, James N. Rabney..." - - - Page 3: 09/05/75: "Designations rec'd in memo from Senate dtd 3 Sept. 75...7. Crickard, Wanda (P)..." - - - Page 4: ..."7. (REDACTION) (T)..."

104-10310-10014: MEMORANDUM: RESPONSES TO SSC REQUEST FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON PROJECT ZRRIFLE

09/17/75: CIA memorandum: REFERENCE: William G. Miller Letter to Mr. Walt Elder, 3 September 1975: ..."2...b. Monroe B. Rozeney, Ed Jouvenoy, Wanda Crickard and James N. Rabney are pseudonyms. Rozeney and Jouvenoy are pseudonyms assigned successively to the same individual, IDENTITY A...Crickard was the pseudonym of IDENTITY B, who resigned in 1970. During the period from 1960 to early 1962 she was assigned to Headquarters and an African field station as a clerk. Crickard resigned for the first time in March 1962 and rejoined the Agency in mid-1963, when she was assigned to a South American Station under (REDACTION) cover as a Reports Officer." - - - Page 3: ..."IDENTITY B: (REDACTION)."

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