Jane Fonda Revealed As Heroic CIA Operative
LANGLEY, Va. — Jane Fonda, the actress labeled a traitor by the veteran community because of her activities during the Vietnam War, was actually a CIA operative who used her perceived anti-war stance as a cover that provided crucial intelligence for American forces, according to new documents declassified this week.
“She was able to get to places and discover things that nobody else could,” said Simon Grey, a freelance investigative reporter who discovered “Operation Barbarella” the official code name for Fonda’s mission to North Vietnam., through a Freedom of Information request.
During her time in country Fonda memorized the names, ranks and positions of nearly 50 NVA officers that she came in contact with as well as the coordinates for headquarters buildings and other possible targets of interest for the Department of Defense, the documents reveal.
“Her mental capabilities remain legendary around Langley,” said one CIA official who asked to remain anonymous because he was not authoriz…
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