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William Morgan was known as the man who saved the Cuban Revolution yet Castro had him executed for counter-revolutionary activity. Hemming and Sturgis went apeshit when they heard this.

William Morgan was known as the man who saved the Cuban Revolution yet Castro had him executed for counter-revolutionary activity. Hemming and Sturgis went apeshit when they heard this.

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  • 1. HM 105-2102 An article which appeared in "Diario Laa Americas," a Spanish daily newspaper published in Miam~, on March 1,. 1960, under the heading, "THE SECOND FRONT OF ESCAMBRAY DISSOLVED," is as follows: ''HAVANA, Cuba, Februan- 29 (UPI)- .. The revolutionary organization, Second Front of Escambray, decided to dissolve itself and to incorporate its forces · in the. July 26 Movement of the Prime Minister, Dr. FIDEL CASTRO . "Second Front of Escambray was the name adopted by a group of guerrillas who fought against the Drees. of the dictatorship of FULGENCIO BATISTA in the Sierra del Escambray, . in the Prov~e of Las Villas, forming a _ second rebel :front while the revolutionary forces of FID~L CASTRO were fighting in the · Sierra Maestra. / ' -·--.- · , "Two of the signars of the agreement to dissolve were the Commanders ELOY GUTIERREZ MENOYO and WILLIAM MORGAN. The former left an elegant bar which he had in Havana and took up arms against the BATISTA regime. . His brother was killed by BATISTA's troops in the ~nsucceseful attack on the Presidential Palace on March. 13, · 1957. MORGAN is the North- American··who also held the rank of COIDDl&nder in Escambray .•
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  • 5. ~·-·-'- .· ··... ~ ..... ..• 1 • .-: . ~· .·, j' I . ' : . ,. ~ I.OLANDO AJ.().DIO KMT!:UU I.OJAS h a for..r Cu~ 1enator who wa.• th~ pubH•hE~ of a Cuban nevwpaper prior to the fall of the BATISTA ~egi- fn Cuba.. He h the IIUbject of Bureau filea 100· Y.t.l:n and 2 1>46. I'IA.SfDliP'll reportedly h ill need of fund··. 111<' n.-b~-:- of i'1dlv1.du.a~ auociatad with , KASTmD. and av&.llab1e fc:-- ar~tcm a.g.t.intt the CAS'ni.O govent-.nt it not lcnCND. KA.<;ru;r..ER 1· i.n contac:t with other peraOIUI active in the anti-CAS:JiO ~vem.,r.t b-Jt i,o not under the di.reetiOG err control of tb~ •e pi'-.~IOCl! · MASTDi.D. wu, prior to the clownfall of the ~ISTA regLm~, the l . . d~r of a ttrong political party 1n Cuba. The e:r.t~nt. cf hi! Ulflaence over the fo:rwr · -bera of that polJ t ic4l party at t.h& p:::. . ant t t - 11 aot known.
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  • 15. It is noted that WILLIAM ALEXANDER MORGAN is a native of Toledo, Ohio, and served in the CASTRO revolutionary forces with the rank of Major. He received considerable publicity for his deeds during the revolution and also subsequently in reportedly thwarting an invasion attempt by Dominican Republic forces. He remained in Cuba under the CASTRO regime and has lost his. United States Citizenship and according to newspaper reports he was recently arrested by CASTRO and charged with counter revolutionary activities. He has since been executed. CONSTANTINE N. KANGLES is an attorney with offices at 100 LaSalle Street, Chicago. He assisted the 26th of July Movement in complying with the Registration Act and until the spring of 1960 was legal counsel for the Cuban Government. He is well known by most people connected with the CASTRO forces and Government. -·. - ..... - ... --......... - -~ -,., . . .. ..... . ...,4,··-·- . . ··':.... ....../•'f"'"--- --- ·· .. . ~- - .- .. . ··- - ------ . · - ··
  • 16. - .. ~ .· -f the time he l~ft the U. bland • . s. . . . -- lor Jha•aia in 19S9• and hia five brother• llYe on Long Vladimir SaOBOD.A ie eurrently of lntereet to Security in view of hb aeai,um•nt (prior to 1 d.efectloa tD the So•let Ucion. via .Eaat GeriD&ny, on l Aqwat 1960) to the 51 3th Wllitary JntelUgence Oroup lu Franklllrt. Germarry, (EQJS. Center). Here be had coatact with at leaet one rcpre•entative of CIA aad waa la a poeltiou to have lea~ned the identitiee of CIA pcu·•onnel at the EaiS Center. .. ......., -.':"'. - William A. MORPAN....Pa- beeJl of lnteTeat to Sec1U'ity la that DD Z7 Warda 1959, CI/OA reque•te-a·raieck oa him, ln conaectlcm with hle coP.teJDplated ue by the Cu.ban De•k/WH for purpo••• ol coctaet aDd debrlefiq. Howe.-er, WH caacellecl .' r_ _ r o, ., : '-~ r lt• requeet ae of 5 May 1959. · Ed~ard NIXO~ oa -6 September 1960, appr-oat:hed a CIA &&est la Freddyl-4 Bar lD ' Damaacva and ea.gaced. b1m la coDYereatioa.. fotlowiJl& wldch oar aaeDt to.uut hlmaeU an.der aur•eillanca. The •art"e11lacce continued {or two daya, after which oar aaent wa• approached in Frecldy'• Bar by an uobOWll 0-Z oUic:er who aakecl him about NIXON1 and thereafter the •urvelllanc:e ce. . •d. (The owner of Fredc:ly'a Bar had. reported NIXON to o-z... he eaid be wae rabdng hie buai.aeaa.) While defector• to Cuba and the UAJt may a.ot techaically be defector• to Soviet SatelUto c:ountriea, it ae.me a cloae thiDa,. aiWl the aamea of aach kaowa cS.efec:tora iD the pa•t elpteen moath• have beea lad ude4 Sa thi• memoraadam. W. D. SteYeaa OS/SBS:WDS1djc .- l - r tJ 4 • 4 ."
  • 17. ' ·~ . .. ··- ';. - 5.- E-C - R- f.-'1 ' APPROVED fOR REtF.ASf 1993 CIA lHSTOR1CAt R£Vif::W ?t~0GMf4 full i :arce ,l ia se~, et.e. ~ ----------------------: v- n .&aerioaDO ~ 19 AprU l92S, 10wMMhn 1 •'"'''" Clnel.udt Cldo -es !.denee : Babmul,Cuba vitll ~ SepDdo :rrate ·J&oioD&l del :&aoaabrq ill Cuba. (Second Rational Front· o~ the Eacreab,r - SF!&) Foucht Uneployed - ?ast Occupations ~ o~ the 35tll Int&Jltey Regaent ot the 25th Division Pa.rati-ooper 1D Ho~ fightiDg ill Worldl Var : r e ight c 6 ft. f ."eight l 235 lb.i E)'e!l: ; Ra ce: - __ - . l. ...• '1 1 . ,. I 1 ...... ElectroJd.oe Clgineer t'roJI lfole&, Ode Paratrooper 1a the 82Jld .lirborne Dirtd.oa tsu.ght ot1'eDeiw hand-to-band fighting u a m .ber . ill JaDUt - ~- • } ... , 7'"1 -:: · ~ ; .. ..,., Wldte n JFair c blond ~
  • 18. .. ' REPRODUCED AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES . . . . ·· ··- . ... .. . . . ... ... .. __ - -::-- ~ :..::.~ ILE NO . INDICES SEARCH REQUEST 1 1OVERT 1 1COVERT r . ALl TRACES ~1-o~:~----------~----------~~------~ FROM: 1RAHCH 1 (Peraon) HO . NAME • (, j,. (Leet) NAME Of SUBJECT I'RINT OR TYPE (L. .t) (Fir•t) DESK COMMENTS ArR I 9 Js AH '59 rXTii:N:!IDN t ).,.---....1........---,.,(, j~ ..,...)- - - 1 ....... tldfl ...... SOURCE (Middle) SSD VISIBLE INDEX REF'ER. INDEX MORGAN, William Alexander AKA:~ ~~no 2 3 MORGAN, Olga NEE: RO~tUEZ (F~TI~S) (SPOUSE) 4 5 6 7 HO . INDEX I .* LOCATION Of' fiLE IIEFEREN CE FILE IIESUL TS REVIEW Nr "'n "n·.:z:_ //!!_ ~nJ c/.13 ~ ~ ~/h. · t~ Q ·.:· _ _) / ~ ,..__ .·. ,) J r .. _,/ /~f': - hl 'I 11 . _fl ,/ • // I ~ L-/ "'- '1.. •' // SEARCHED BY SSD 0 .s. .)1~ • - - 74 5 USE I'REVIOUS EDITIOIIS. ..... r ,.,_.{'0 1" 1? }) .;.- ) l . ,) APPROVED FOR F I LING P SD DATE ~O:~R ~~ h-rIV ; . ,.,~·-.- . ,.._. - (_ _)J • I I'"' TIALS lSI I
  • 19. - .... , llEPR?~UCE~- AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES ~- .. ''- ·· -- . .. . r-r·• ...... ... .. . ·~- ~------ .. , ,ll( "0 . ·1NO ICES SEARCH REQUEST I _j/ !ovERT IAJ. covERT . jALL TRACES ~T-o__...!:--L.::.~.:...::.:..:...f?_O_-LqL:.::....:...:...:--...-J.__.___ _---i FROM: DESK &U..h.~ EXT€HSI ON h'o7?L .3 (Laolet NANE Of SUBJECT S v bj ecf cowNEN•:s (llidclle) (Fi,.l) ' SOURCE NO . 1/ .. ) t·,. . /t, a""'· SSD VISIILE INDEX REfER. INDEX A. I 2 3 nt 4 I '~!- nm~- ~ SEF 2 2 19.~9 1'1'1 f 1..1.1 I V! lU~t.IJh)[ 1;,-~J CIA HISTOR)CAI R!="llii,:"11 PfUlt:Qll'-f 110RGAN,CUBANAlDE, WIU RENOUNCE U. S 5 ; 6 lii'Klal to Tbo ;,,... Tort na-. ~' ~, " "'" "'~~• 21- 1-faj 1--~--------------------+--------+------Hi( W~m A . Mor'$an,:who !ought with J''IOeJ ~;.;a..Stt-o'S rebels in Las Villas Pro'ince during the rcv<>- 7 ~-~-~~-----~----------~---~---~~~-~~~~1 :~uo~~ll ~nounceh~U~~d IIEF' EUNCE NO. INDEX h' FILE I ' ~ I C I E. {L./ //7. //. · I / J t / .', _. <.. ~ I I ./1' 7- / ~)..? I' C /.J/ ) A'/Hr? v."· 7 .- - 1·r:1 l</7,.) · ""7' Y:7 , t<.,.'/7,1, //. / 6 (l · I 't' . 1 I //J .-11 t. . f ..6 } .M~ 11( l./.JI Ji . · . . .... · C l .l ) Zc. d../ ' IJ?J~·.777li .' I I . I U e I Cuba.n• A ,;pokes man for Premier Ca!ilro's oHice. announcing this today, saioi: . 'The ~overnm~nl Is h ighly pleased tha t Major Morb'an h as decided to become a Cuban. He has made a ~at contribution I ~- ~ . # - ~ ; ' " • • ~ ·to Cuban freedom and we a re L,!:.;l'- • .1 .Jr· -c ..1. ,.f · grateful. " / :_ _.... · To become Cuban, Major Mor'7 i ~k7.-·· :- ~: ~. J (~ gan, ~ho comes from~a. 4-1=:::::.!:.~"--~--!....:-(::._....,.1....c:::..-=-- Ohio. bas only to accept formal. / --1 ly the cltnzcnshlp granted h im · ll (" / L.:... -11 /. ~~. 1 several months ago by Cuba.. -1'--=--+-......:::.....:...;_;,_-'-'1-.......;~"'""" , E a rly this month, Rcpresenta.,.. ~ . _......./ tlve Francis E. Waller, chair...~ "man of the Joint Congressional n 'J...-- · Commftlee on Immigration and ..___-::::tt:~J.J-====·:;t==-----' - ;Ju;772 I StAtes clll.zenshlp and become a LOCATION Of f'IL£ ·. "' ,· /'.· u: ~-..c../• / (~·,- . · ',_C.,.· "-L. ~ / · ·. ~ '- . J} '--- ~ •· '- - 5"•'/ ..o./ . ._h-.1...,· ,.././ 0~, t:;So' ~ - ,;:1 / NaUonallty Polley, announced that ll h ad been decided to r~ voke Major Morgan's citizenship under An act forbiddin g ~~c!!.:~d c:~~~~s o~o a~~%';.~1~~ 1 · (._ · · '· ~ ·":' V /} " ,/u;. /t ./t.....c..,.. CLJA A.._;, t. · . ~· .-r..;.;.r (./ i" /;T /?7 country. /. · . . / ' • f.'/ /1 . r- ,..- At that Umc, M a jor Morgan 20771 '- ~,!Z..<... e..-x...l..-, 1.- /l(}j -·~ ... declAred that he h ad '"had the V · good 'fortune to be born In the United States and would fight through legal means to reta.tn his cillz:ensh1p." E arly las t month Major Morgan was gtven major credJt for breaking up a plot agatzut Dr. Castro's Covcrnmcnt. · ) • :{; r ~--~--~------------~-----------------------------+--------------~----- · : ~-L--~---------~-----.-----------~~~--------r------" SEARCHED BY SSO PSO • 11 ' ~D-A- ~ -J-.~ T-- . ~.A=,~~~~~ ~IN~I-T~~~ ~ =~ ~ S---~~D~AT~(~-----~~I~N~I~~~A~~~S----~~D~Q~[~- ' ~ ~ - i~-/ .)t • .J I 'f1( fG /J 'f· 77,·' ·· ! FOIIN NO. 71J5 'AU. l. - - ptt~IC11NG on'ICI: : I ~ o-3.584 67 I AUG S5 I I .,.,
  • 20. DATE REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATION AND (OR) NAME-CHECK· : Deputy Director of Security TO ATT: FROM ?-lr. Bunn Chief, CI/Operat ional Approval and Support Division : SUBJECT c . 76763 n1: NO. .. lc•• I TYPE OF IIEOUEST ~ ,. l•o• arxi 27 .t-:arch 1959 PIIOJECT !Joclo• I Z · METHOD Of HANDLING .. (.- •o• • I I I ~Jl,.(.O (c•c l•ou I Tl. .. ~ ;.J! ~~~ j {) , ? ~ T ••~ F81 CHECK liE QUESTED IND IC ES IIESULTS REQUESTED BY BY 6 April 1959 (D•t•) . • 5 · AREA OF SUBJECT'S ASSIGNMENT / WH/! JI/Cuba, Habana •· USE OF SU8JECT contact and debriefing Iu . INVESTIGATION NOT TO REVEAL• INTEREST OF 1· s . I I eov~:••~~~•T I. Cl .. I e. •· 1o,.,. c.... COYER SUGGESTED FOil INYESTIGAT!OH , . , , ...... .. s I I 0 '""II : IIESUL TS OF T"ACES ~ FIELD TRACES vill fvd Ill TRACES GIIEEN LIST NDI 10 · ATTACHMENTS I 2· I XJf ~~ lNlTIATEO I Y (.S .t:!l 1 .. a IIEMAIIKS J Pao • P&aT 1 0 Ttf , . : it TI»oCO)o Ao I:J 4. EXr£u ~ TE CI/0! Adv1aod L)).., . . : .. • ttl ~ t:A ~IQ (9 't--8_ Date Tf f .. .. ·". l { . ..... . J]~/!il. SECRET 'l r ' t ' ~ . . -··-._u . c~~.:~·-;-. :. ..:. . :._ ~ ~~-.<-<- ~ :_ / / p ,, .. - C OifMl .C tAL -: ! ;i • / . ~ ) J . 111/TI ALS (I)
  • 21. - .. . . ... _ REP,~£D~CE.O _AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES ,_._ ·' .. . - ·- ·-.. - "":"~-:-:--: . - - -~-~ - APR 281959 -~ . BIOGRAPHICAL DATA APPROV£0 fOR R£LEASE 139J ClA H1STOR1CAl REVJEW PJiOGR!tM NAME: MORGAN, William Alexander BIRTH: 19 April 1928, -Cleveland, Ohio .ADDRESS: Habana, Cuba Cil;IZBNSHIPz u.s. MARITAL STATUS: Olga M>RGAN, nee: RODRIGUEZ FARINAS (" EMPlOYMENT:: Unemployed _ .(Pres. ) Electronics engineer from Toledo, Ohio, MILITARY:- Paratrooper in World War II TRAVEL: 19.58, Cuba DESCRIPTION: 6•, 235lbs., Male. DATA DATEDt Not Dated. Re f er to the followin g : Cle v el a nd, memo dated 1 / 8/59, ca ptioned " ;'!ILLIAJJ AL EXANDER MO RGAN," fu rn ished 1/1 6 /59. St . L-ouie me mo dated 1 /20 / 5 9 , cap tioned as abo ve, furni s hed 1 /27/ 59 . New York memo dated 4 / 8/59, cap t ioned "C rTBAli RE:VOL TTTION.A.'l.Y A CTI VI TI ~S ,' furnished 4/10/59. Page 7. Cleveland report d a ted 1 / 19/5 9, captioned RICH.h. RD ALL EN W ITZL =:R,a.ka:'' .f u.rni shed 1 / 28/ 59. Pace 3. Cleveland report dated 9/ 18/5 8, captioned as u. bove, .furnished 10 /29 / 5 8 . Page 4 • . ,
  • 22. , . ,-;;1 ;~. ._. (cj.L•A ... ~1')Y"~.l: 'J Av1 ) ~ t~ ( REPRODUCED AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES ·, ::~:1 v/· '-· lla Much 1959 MF.MOitANDUM FCR TJI~ RI:CCRO ' SUBJECT: MocUo~ wlth Mr. Leo Chcrno, Exeeuth·c Dlr•c:tor ol tho Rcue.rc:h lnatltut~t ol America <And also Chairman cl the N.tlcn4ll Re ecuc Comrnlttl~c, F re ncb RO<lm ln Admlaisuatlon Dulldlng, 1-120 bouu, ZO Marc~ 1959. 1. A• ln.tr"~ac:tcd by the Director, I r<epu;.·ted at hls olCic:c t 'o be present durln~ the rnceti113 he ha,j scheduled wlth Mr. Cb.:rne lor 20 March. Mr. Cherne had arrived an hour eArly for hh HJO appolntrr.ent and a{ncc the Director was bu•y. I wa• asked by the ' Dlrec::or's secretary to see Mr. Cherne until the Director was free; cosuequtrol~7'· we tal~d_ tn the French Room. 2. About rlvc mlnutcs alter the conversation stnrted, th~ Director c1une in, atAycd about ten mlnutc s and excused htmscll telllng Mr. Cherne that I hild iull authority to handle the matter tb..at Mr. Cherne bad come to dllJCUtl.. · :• 3. Mr. Cherne •aid he l.l.-ld been ln C11ba 3bout a w<:ek ~fou, tavlng g.:.oe ther~: for a Vtl<:.:~lion but with tbu ~ecrct hope that b.e would ~able to 3ee Fldd Ca•tro. '/hUe ln VD.radero, be met a Mr. •Vill!&m .Ftdehton, (vhoncUc} ll New York_ l.~wyer and friend o{ hb wbo was in C uba OD business. He told Fldehton that be would like to •e~ 1-~idd C~utro and Fldebton sal~ th~t a Crlend ol bls, Comll.r.d.!.nte Wllliam Alexand~r !·~organ, who .had !ought Ag alnst B.atl.sta, w'}.s in .HabAna and could probably ar-range such an interview. Chern~: . -4. Upon his return t o Habana, Mr. saw Morgan at the Hotel Capri wh~re Morgan l:t stAying. Mr. Ch~rnc: •aid tl1.ot Mcraan ' was a most lmpresaive per:to•' , had bt:en a paratrooper in the United 5tatoes Arm·r and bAd led a groupo( •everal thol•••rvl in tbe E•cambrRy. Alter the Ca•trQ victory, Morsztln w~• put in charge of the trt>op:t ln Clen!uegos. Morgan cblm.s ZOOO o! bia former troop• are now in the Cuban Army and etlll loyal to hlm . · l 5. •·cbe " Guevara is very envi ous 0: Morgan ~nd ha.d instructed Camllo Clen!uei"O,. to have Morgan llqutdat-d. CamUo •cnt a person wh o se c:ur.e began wltb •·n·· a.nd who wa:J bla sii!COild in command to / .. I I
  • 23. :.. ,_. . -::,<.:.u tJ J.<'h. b.U! ) • REPROOUCEO AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES NAll.A Y-1 - - -- ~~~·r.r ( ... - :l: 2 11quldate Mor2a.n. H"wever, Morgan lound uut about the plot, waa golni( to .kill ··s · but w.a' stop~d lrom doin~ co by G•1tlcrue Mcnoyo who ~:~ld he did not app.rove tbe kUling oC a nbcl. 6, Mr. Mori"'·:l lbca came to Haba11a and met an Amtrrlcan fr~rn Gletve 1.1nd, Ohlo, n.unl!d Dornlnlc Da rtonc, who la a 1Well·to-do A.me:rlcan bustnea1ma·n and who h trying to sell aome Globem.utara to ·Fldel Caatro . Bartone bdriendcd Mor1an and w:u pa.;"lnli !or bb room at the Caprl. 7. Mr. Cherne uld be: Celt Morgan could be very YalUAble aa he h on ~xcollent term• .Y{th Fidel Castro. He k.nowa aometblni about the plan• Ca5tro h;u to Invade Pan.am.:a. and 1s wlll1ng to alve ln(ormatlon ln return lor advice regarding how hla at.ttus (Com.&Ju:flanle ln the Cuban Army) wlll ~b:ct bh American cltl&.el:uhlp. 8. Morgan had been contacted by a Mra. A on Ca.ntu, whc ci.Mlme to be an American from Ml.unl, married tc;; a i.&tln American actor and at preeent connected wlth TV "Wlde World." Mre. Cantu aays ehe eaw CAatro and wanted to talk to Morgan about a 90 mln>ltc TV proaram she wlsl:ea to make on the rcvo•utlon .. Che1':'l!: cuneldcra ).;{·r!!'. Cantu a l:r~ud &$ Morgiln .laid there wa11 ito evlrlcoce ol c•me r:lmcn. script, or anyone In lbe TV world evo~r h.avlng heard oCher or tbc organh:atl<m she claim~ to represent. 9. Cherne •~ld MorRan in the meantim-e had mP.t one Tony Beacon, a c~wavo:~perman who hlt the top o~ hi• carcf: r In 1935 ~!l<En he wall a UnU.ed State:. ni!wa correspoudcnt in China an.d now is a ~trloaer lor the Phlladcl:phb. DaUy New11. Deacon waD bantiliog Mo>aOLn'e prcs5 rclatlon11 o.nd bein{C p~hf by .8;uton.:.' 10. Morg&n told Cherne th.at be wanted to do aornethlni to help the three tbouaand odd CamUtea in the E:scambr;:y who have ~en bombed out. Ch!!r~ s ays lt would cost about $600.000 to rehabilitate theae p~ople and thAt probably the Int~rnAtlon.&l Rescue Com mittee could provide qulte a bit oC t!ti:J money . Abo, that ln hla opinion._ wha~ver committee und~r:o~k this ent~rprlse could Qaio a ccess to ar.d probably develop Castro wlt!t tb~ objective of evenh.1ally puttin8 it in lhe pcaltlon lhat it could ielluence C-.•tro. Cherttc said tbat be ill willing to ••alst on c. 1nargln.:~.l ba.sl:~ and wou.ld r~tturn to Haba~ to o!Cer hl.!l •ervices to C;utro as an ~cono=lc advisor or to l C t on lx:baU of tb.e lnto:rn.atlon.al Rcscu-l Committee. Cherne did not ask !or • • D ..t'r.l!l.J.: t] -· ?{ (
  • 24. : .t.. :... --: ·.. ... . !. - - .J__ , .·. ~ . .. REPRODUCED AT THE NATIONAL ARCHI VES ~~ ! I payment Cor hla n,..·l-=~~ 1-t't ln..:f lc ~t~d thJlt boO would .ac ... -~· t !haucul aupport a:t be could not al!ord to do thla comploe1~1 7 o hl.2 o~n. I """"""' U. Ch.ern• aald t~t Morgan h~J ~avcn him & rcc:ognltlOQ »lanal which b a Cub.an 5 ceut piece d.oo.t-cd 19•. 6 with an l.ndenturc: 011 tb• edge ol th~ coin. Tha.t anyone .. no prc•cated tb.ls coin to Morgan would .know lil<t he wa• a. ,. ... uon ln whom Cherne had con.Cidencc and thla would eAt~bll•h hla bon;a fidca. Chcrn.e I&Vtt me thla coin In tb.: event- wt.bed to u•e tbls aa & mean• o! cstAbllablng a contact ...tth Mori&D. Cherne empb..Asl~~d that Morgan .should aee aom-eo:oc from the E mbaasy as aoon •• posalble and that be belie ved Tony 8e;scon waa going to the t:n:.bas5y on Zl .M~rcll to · t~lk. to aomeone about Morgan's cltlzensblp sutua. lZ. Cherne uld there was an American named Mlcb.1.el Mark Vayda, Jr. (au attachment .A), •ho w&s trying to get a Job wltb Cutro u a~ cconomlat Uld that Morgan had ukcd him (I) check on Vayda. CbcrZM ukcd lf I co'1ld give him whatcTer lr.Iormatlon we had, 1C &ay, on VaydA •o tbat h.e could pass lt on to Morp;an. Cherne provided me wlth a UJt of people who are d06e to top Ca•tro Je:ldcr, aDd who Morsaa coasldcu aa le!Usts (•ce attachm~nt B). H<e aho gav• me a letter Introducing Cherce· to th~ Cuban· Ambaasadol" to the Ualt<td States (&tt&cbmcnt C) which letter I proml.,cd to return; abo a ncwt~pap.er c:lippina !raa1 tbc Havana Thnea o{ 15 February 1959 couccrulag Morgan which I also am to return. c·h~rnc Al:to ga"e a reel o( t~pe ol a coaTeraacioa he had .,(th Morgan. He aald thOlt part. ol thh conver•ation may IOUDd peculiar, Uld l! ao, It was becau.se be Jald th.lngs to maintain Mc.-r5an':s interest. The tape. recording doe.s out h&ve to be returucd . me - 13. Cherne said th.a.t he was UD.Able to sec Castro, that bl! l~el• tbat Caatro Ia a vtrtu.l prisoner at Cojimar. He b.a.r.c:.:a his feeling on the !act thAt h-e waa ~ble to get a phone c~Il through to Ca.tro at Cojhnar, althougn be had no di!!iculty ln gotttlng t he secr~­ tariat of the president by ph~ ~ 14. Cherne sal.j I could reach hit:1 by teleph one in New York (office·: PL.llz.;1 5·89 QO; a.!tc:r !iv~ p.m. Pl~a 5-890l; hom~: SCbuyler 4-<AZSJ) . 1 told Cb~roe t!ut h~r would probably hear !rom me In a few days at><! abo gave hin1 my borne address :1nd telep hone number. Rudolph E. Gomea Actillg Chle( ; Western Hemlapbere Divioloa .l...t"hw~l't~ :?.c .-:: IOD Icc: , C '.VIi · IC C: '.l' !; ,· l!i . ... ~ . ( c.i.l··.K. AvJ.:; ·"~~:~=~i- '1- ?7 ( .:. : .
  • 25. REPRODUCED AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES , ' -<• •Oiill ~hCJ<., (~ PRIORITY DIRECTOR . NO HIGHT ACTIO!f ..-·. l t J~ .. . -~·. :ron ... I' _J I. / • . rYI AFiEiWOO'I lJ FEaRUARY LOCAL FBI CO NTA . ~}STAT ION TO UFORM THAT T~IR ~ HQS HAJ IDENT IF lED fiNGER• ffi nTS f'OU110 AT 0~:; OF 90M3I!:GS PERFORMED BY Ct.liJAN POIJER GROUP, AS BELO~Gl~G TO~ ]<'UJ l·lS592.3). FBI OFF lC£R IJA'ITEO INFROM J~IWIV!: ?.~1 OR 1'ASSING INfO LOCAL POLICE fOR ARREST. .: 2.c_ Jro~r.::.:t SAS EA:-1 l~AOER, R~CRUITEO FEBRUARY 1964 •NEVC:fl USED ON JM'JAiE :'l lSSIO :I, TERMitlAT£0 26 AUGUST VIOL AT .. I~. 64, FORL- SEE t. J 115133, 4 SEPT 1964. J·~OJF.CT 1964 FOR SECURITY RE-RECRUITEO SE?T IN WHICH H£ SERVED UNT Jl DE CEM3~ R 64 • BT ...........,..,l ,~ · • . SE5/r I -::::::- .. ..: I - J.~ - '.J: (_ · - , . ;, · 'I ::; I ~ ~ ,r- -, ..J -
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  • 30. ..:.... ~:-; ~-. .:. ..:1 .• • REPRoou c eo AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES .~ •.:_/. l·IP~..~-LA.!..T.!...--- 7 rar 1959 SUfiJECl" · 1 . .'111~ A.lunndor t-atGAll : 1. Acco.rding t.o tho Fni fllos, SUbjoct bas nn exteNi~ . crlD1 Ml ro cord in the IJnitod Statea, i rol u:iir-8 llM"'t>D ta tar &n!!ed robtnry. In 19!0 he was dishonorably dischargod fr(n tho u.s. Arrsrr. In l?'/7 ho dos~rt~ bls vift~ ar.d. tvo childN!n. A pcy-chlatrht. M8 detrcribod hila G.$ nn ;,extr~e o:xruz:y.te or • l'IQ~v1c1aua type or psychopath. • IUs father describoa hisll na ec:oUornll7 disturbed And in need or pr.fchi&trio treatment. . 2. In navana, Cubl, Subjoct 1 s reputation is e:rlre!t.ol,.- po.:~r. ADd be is desCl"ibed a• a •l;raggart" and a litUe oa the "goof7 .~.• 3. SUbject's deter, E117l1n YOOG.N, lila. 1 Viok;r", 1a reported to bo the ~-h~u or Ruben J~lnC Cun.rdi.A, tho PaMI:'I.lnirul revolutionary. lu }'ho '!'L7.C."> cf' Hn·~re, dr•t.od 14 'fuh.!"!!l.Ty 19'59, report..ew:l that SUbject w.aa r.arried on 17 J:ov6ml>el' 1958. to 0~ J{GD!UGUE:~ Farina•, a Cut-an school t&eche.r frct!:l Eanta ClA~ mo had joined the rebel !'orcea in th<J ~car-:l.i'C)' 1:!0:ntaills and latfll' eervod as f.1hject 1a aecrotA17 vhile ho vaa Chlat of: the C.nernl ~ta.ff. .... . ., . ~- · :-~:
  • 31. , . .;·,,._c• ~,j;.•'l~ b.IJj. ) _ ~~'~'E .. , REPRODUCED AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES '· ;~ . .. ; ; ; ·~ ~ ~ /lllia!S Alexander .. • • , . l )tol"gM l l ¥•rioaDo ~ ; : .t. ~· . ) ' ~. t ': 19 Aprill928, l:bJnahwlplldo 01~ FlXirl!{UA'.I :~ •i' .. . l ' ' :: : .. .: TuibD . &bana, Cuba . 1018ht lith tho Setf~mdo Frat.~ N:l.cional del EeCftlllbnl;r 1n Cnbel.. (S.COod llation.nl Front or the Eeonab:r - Sn.iS) Uneaplor-d Elootrorla.a ondnoor tron 'l'o16dQ, Ohio 1 Pw.ntrooper j,n th" l12nd Airbr.M DiTid.oa T11u.:;ht off.z~c1'Yo h&nd-~M ti.~t.illt U a ~~e~~ber or t.hft '~th Infantr,r Ra~..ut. or tM 25th D1v1ldon in J'Gnlll Paratrooper iD l'b~ tight~ iQ YorlcM liar II blood 2:35 lb. , .. .. ·' ""' :~ "',1 -: I: tj- ?) (
  • 32. a. . . ..... . . ~ : ·' .,. . ,.l.! ,. - • ..ot· REPRODUCED AT THE NATIONAL ARCHIVE -· .. :. ,_._. :. . _ ). s "' '· •.·• r. , • }Jf...l.._A. /!1 . ... ' .. - . ;;,(._l_• ' J. _ _r) .. l -..- "" - D A'I'E £ t]-·?( ( , l ..... .:. ·-/~- /. . r f ( ) .l I 1 ! i I. o ; L J tci.!!'lS... .b.l..i.J..') • • .;,
  • 33. BI~T ..... - f'!le Jlo .~~.[,__ _ _ _ _ _ __ ____________________ 30 Maroh l9W ~te . .. MD«:lRAmXJM FOR: attet1 !1 D1'U1oa .u-mrriOI: [ ] . "o/JII . [ ] .( .. ,...... l -~ :]·-. CD . 1:' 5: CJ• -.&' ,, ·-. ·' ,_ '' . ,' ....... -: ....., . : ...... · . ::-,,.,..:. .... - ' . ; ... ·._ ,_ ... '' ... .. • '.. .~ :··· . ·J!::.·,·::--:. : . . ·•. 'i.. .· : .. '. . _i '.: ~ 0 ••• • ~-. 0 ' I ~ ;, ' •.' .·.. •... " ., ~ ; .·..·... / : . ', . , ·_ 0 _, · .; • • ~- lj" • . "- ·> · ;'·':'.. ·;· ·.- '· . :.· 0 ·.·· 0 • I . . .... I : · ·' 0 : j :~· ! . . ' ··::., .... · ·'• ~ . .. j· '· ' .. . ·'~ • J
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  • 36. -·.HAVANA, Sept. 26 1UPI ·-.The Government announcedi • :y 'ictories over moun • guerrlll fo _It was the ~ t dfficlal acknowl t ~ f fJghUnJ in central Cuba' aeTEhscnmffbtray. R ::"':) e o c1 n fj per oo=3 lu.clon %l td one r bel hadi b killed, th • o~ ivoun and twenty-six captured f week-end kirmishcs. It ·lin m . no mentton of Gov mment' c ~ al ties but undcrsround sout sa.fd nin en mllltlamen , been killed in mountain t bush. Rebel sources s id s;om~ -the captured mlUt m n hAd been hanged but others had . been released with not sa. 1 the guerrilla.! were not fight . the army but only the "Comm • , nist'' militia. , 1 · 1 In H., ' ... r u sntd thl 1 VU : 1 nnAm C 1of fortwa , e · :J d jo . _ o ernment forces 1n the Sierra cambray. His, appearance ln th re was belleved to iruUcate an out campaign acalnst th rlllas. Hitherto, action has b confined to p trol cla.shes.
  • 37. 1 o e as. c s 0 0 If 18 Dr Th~ Assodat.td Pra..s. / ' HAVANA, Saturday, March his innocence and his faith in 1 e 11-A Cuban military tribun~ the revolution to ~he last. He l· com lcte~ .. faj. William A. Mar- was once cheered .as a Cuban . gan last night of having helped nation~ ~ero for s~uclching a tS robell g t1> overthrow t,he plot to overthrow Premier lt Cast1 ;; rne. It sentenced Castro~· • h . . r- to ~ • · firing squtld. , . Major Morgan told the mili'1' lJ', ~ an defense attorney; tary cou t 1n a final plea: for E-f nerican adventurer an- •'I ..d here innocent, and ._ no . ~ ~arly today that he 11 T arantee this court that if tap · and saJ am tound guilty, I wil~ wal.!t lost. · I eo Iawy =:J the execution wnll ith no •· ·d he was told .. art, with moral strength and ents would be heard today. th a clear Conscience. I have Ultary appeals coUrts set·..:d this rovolution becaU.se ; 'dom reverse sentences handed I ed 1n it." • • r ,organ, from T 1 1 down by Castro tribunals. 3 Convicted with Major Mor+ r nounced hl Amer " 5 gan, a former ·united State$ cl p · in October, 1 ~ paratrooP.,er, was Maj. JesU$ Unl ut.ates law provid s for 9 carrErO.. ance chief of staff irt the to of citi cnship for Amerl the Castro army. Be wW a1sQ leans ho serv 1n .the anne(! s face firing uad. rorces of a foreign powet-. : ·The 31-year-old Morgan, wh a.jor forgan l:ontended the 12 fought alongside Fid~ Cnstro In qte mountains, had profczse4 G,Column ti , . '
  • 38. 1, CoL 8 h fought with durin~ the r voluUon as never ot Dr. Castro' urmy, but ngton ted his btd to h1s citizenship. jor Morcupon declared. ''I n.m reJ jor Morgan chleved nlmost legendary -.tature among CUb:ms when h disclosed t.. 1 59 tJ: t lle ll d pose4 as a counter-revoluUonnry rutd h · lured crroup of nnU-castr !otters f,nto a trap: • e for Platten · 1 • Ironically, he cxpr ssed the 1 opinion t th time of the C911· • spl tots' trlnl that they should~ ~rve time t hard labor inste.,ad of Heing executed. But some of the plotters we enl lo the firing vall. Major Mor ast c:;rJzed accuse l of 1 playmg tne lc of a double agent again-this time re Uy to bring down the Castro regime. He was in charge of a Gov~mment frog farm that shipped about $2,000,000 worth of the frog legs to the United States. The Castro Government charged he had used the ·farm as a cover for smuggling arms to re ls in the Escambray Mountains. · 3 Get SO-Year Sentences HAVANA, March 10 (UPI)Three of the ten other Cuban defendants in the treason trial here tonight were given thtrtyyear sentences. the others were acquitted. 1 , . ....
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  • 40. WOUld try "lO'fCll the veatestl amount. of sugar' possible aL the ~ ·possible prtces." This 1s reported to be one or the pur· poses of hia Visit to lhe Soviet Union. He said a nine-member miSSion was going to CommuContinued l rum Pugeo J, Col. 1 nist rountries to state Cuba's of former l r t· dent 1- <~lgencio requirements and dic:cuss "the I BaUsta a ... t n t1 Castro fo1 m of distribution between the reg 1me. ;,J rl.}< lor" 1 wa, :u . ':... countries with whil'h,;-ve have • -.tgnt>d commerl'i::tl RgrPementa." clnlmetl 'wr I r p '• Ill The major said that Canada that Ill! ol'll I hRd refUSed to JOin the t)ffibargo and tHat Uwre were other Smr •' that tunP :.t.IJu!' Murgan h;t" bePn upu.tl 11~ 1 'lrog .rounlrles OUthldt>theCommunist farm · near H:w:111 '· .,lllppang bloc that had nlso refused to froZt'!l frog ll'..:s l•J lho• l'ntted follow the Unilf.'<i States Policy .1g.1inst Cuba. One of these Stat Auth 1 ''·•'S II I', :-ay countries is Britnin. he said. th.r t trucks t r run 1 .. 1 ,, ' 1 W're lwh1c-h bas no reasnn to take us"d · o senct ., r r. ·m<l :trnmumfi·onomic measure:. against liOn l I mtt·l ol tr l I Ph!' IS. Cuba. P11t.1.er F1th 1 l~:tst • u has :-.·ucf MnJOI' Guentra a~sured thf' that .til anti (' -.11 n : cb('ls had people that the Government's been ~'• adiClttf'!l f• on. U1c Esindustrialization pro,:: ram wfrul~ • camiH..t' 'Mout~l;(!ns Ahout 200 get under way jn 1961 and fla:t · have lJ• Pn ar: f'Aecf. t tt"d Rnd many factories would be buUt. j senten. <'d. 1-' l' !l'adl'r. were He. said Cuba's 1 eservcs totaled , ex<•cutP•I h I ,,.,~ squad.' AUoda.W Pws about $170.000,000, noting that j 0<'t. 12 . ACCUSED IN CllBA: !laj. the reserves had fall~n sa usual r Opposltil•'l ... , .1 l'"-. however. William A. • fo • 0 , Amer· at this time of year. say there are still anti-Castro He &lso said that after 1961 t rebels an the moun tam~ ican member of the Castro Cuba would not have. sue large The llnated States withdrew fOC'Ces. He . of reserveB because there wo ld be MaJor MorJ:!an's C'itizt'nshlp m supplying a ebels. no sales t>f sugar for United Oclob('r·. 1959. Ht' said the States dollars. E United States had acted JUSt b e - - But he said this war/ unlm· fore hl' beeame a member of the vice in a televis~-ra o inter- portant because Cuba's trade Cuban Revolutionary Army. He view before he 1 ft r a 'is1t 1would be wit! the Communist be< a me- a Cuban Citizen under a t 0 the Soviet t; i ll and other countries. 1 spec1al law the Ca~tro regime . Q Major Guevara wrylv "con- t app1'm ed for foreigner~ who had Comr:nurust lands. gratulnted" PJulap W. -Bonsai. 2 IOUJ!Ill with the Castto :forces. ThiS was the frr,s4 offlctal re- United States Ambns~dor to ( ~l.tJot Morgan tc; marned to a actton to 1fe embargo on ex- Cuba, on h11! recall to Washing-It Cuban and has one child ports to Cf111~ ln,f>()sed by the ton for consultation., t 1 " ( nm·irtlon nr nmSIP:V t'nrted Stat . _JI'l- rsday. "He has n~~ been ·ery com·J< Th( 111a 1 of llh .,,.r,., Br adll ' · Everyon rr .have confr- Hfortable dhere. theh maed)or satthd.,l and L.lt<l) 0 and a group cfent e in the_ ~nnty of the lS au tence 8 out WI Cubans w 1th th~m as held last countne~ wh1ch are fully ~up- 1 laughter. I' 'L'ek m La Cabana Fortress portmg ll'! and ha'e offe;ed ~Is t across the ba· from Ha'ana. ass1stance from economH· a1d where the,· had bt'en held since to 'olunteer~. a~ well ac; -speak{ la.-t Mav · ing figuratively- rockets that T o (If the Cuban.~ wen• sen.I wil.l, cros.s the sea and defend tenrw! to two and .!'IX vearl!. uo:, .Ma)pr Gue'ara told the ,t>,..pPCII"eh·. Nrne other Cubans ch<'~'nng studio audience. 't>ro> :uquittf'd · The reff'rence lo "'Oiunteer::-."•• Also at quntt•d was thf' elder) "r~ ronsldered here to mean Gm Mlg'lll'l Angel RamtrPZ tho offt>r by !;UCh countries as I Noled c 1t 1zen of the Domi · ' C hoslovakia and Commumst Repubhc. ho for man' ~~l i 1 • o send volunteer fighter~ ~ ha .. trwd 10 org.tmzt" re'oh.it t the United States at- 1 agarnst thl' re,:lme of Gene t Cuba. Reports ha'e. been I lang ..i~ Cuba f~r weeks t u;srmo Rafa('l LcomdeR Tru 'Mohna. General Ramu ez. on ... orne. olunteers had al-) q "1t'mb£'r of the Canbbean L.. aJ nv~. bu.t the 1 ... ,, frepcf on 0 d 1 no con~trmaton ! " mentton of ,. le~~. l n kets r~'· e d to Cuba's ceptance of c o•iel offt'r o use Soviet t •ts to de nd Cuba ln the a l of a 11 ted States atta<"k • .ajor said Cuba r .. . i of an 0 - ..
  • 41. • I l.:Y ,cgantzlllg a Cuba.,. ad,~ XH·arn.gua t.inoer a 1 allegf'd to h't'f' b!'f'n prep , b.:, U ,. Stntp f>t>p'lrtment Wash~n~tnn to '<!emonstrate th~ ''orlrl that the Ca::tro r 1;1 .1 · wa... t'Xporting" 1Cs re' It t .n • ht" t. tib.~n authonttP$ allf.ged b.. that Mr. Brad!Py had in hb posat thE" t tmp of hio; llrreat , hen> r·ad1o t>quapment and arms the Cubans saad hao be.'n g1ven him by military aut!lontte.s. I ~fr BradlP' '''Ill :-E:'r't"' his tmw m Lht" I!<it• of P:nt>s Peni- I .-e,~non lt•nttarv. wht'n; about :l.ovo Cuban polJ~ical pn ... oner... ;11,. no·w ~rvmg sentent'e'. (IUf''t" ~nr,., t . ' t:mhnr::-o m tht> (~Uban F.rnC'!'lo GUt:''ara pre,.Jdent of ,!fE' =":ttJon~J Bank Elst"whi'r<" "Ct"n~t. ~faJ o' Cuba. SJJ.uf' the Cuban people ,.<' c:-onftdPnc:-e tn thp ate! rr ·t ha ~· -. ~-
  • 42. Ohioan o.nd Second Ex·Aid to Castro Ex cuted' Soon After Havana Conviction y R. HAnT PHILLIPS t1 !tclal ~ tbe New York Tl VANA, March 11-Maj. ' >i" am A. Morgan ot Toledo, , Ohio, who served in Premier Fidel Castro's revolutionary ,Jtt y, waa executed by a firing ~uad shortly after 10 o'clock ~night. ~. Also executed was Maj. Jesus -eru Zayas, an otht>r former 1 E-f-. tro .military a1de :2:; They were found gt 1lty by a r~., milltary court here on charges - .o treason-"con.lplra cy a,gainst ' Unllfd Prru lnttmatloru..l tl.e oecurlty of the stnte''-for aiding rebels agalllst he re- EXECUTED: M j. WUllam gime that they helped to estab- A. ~lorgsn, wbo w shot lish. I by firing squad In Hnvana. The Superior Milit.'lry Tnhunal confirmed tht> df' tlh sen- ~ 1~"nces, rejecting appl' Lis made were arrested in No:vember. hy counsel for MaJure; Morgan'Thelr movement of arms to the and Carreras. U ""'--tr f was said to The men were exe<·ut erl In the an --.-. o orces dry moat of La Cabana Fort- have occurred In September and • css, where adhert>nt• or lheloctober, drposed dictator. 1- ttlgenclo Major Morgan, who lost his 1~ H1sta, had also d1• 1 United States cttlzenshlp when Prison nuthont w that he joined the cuban army, was :"-l'lj. Morgan had h1s re- granted Cuban l'illzcnship by r 1 •est. been Vlsltcd 1 Ro- a Presidential decree. m:n Catholic p w I was Major Carreras. also an offl· reported to have f h .six· ,ccr in the revolutionary army. man rifle squad fter was managing a Government 1ning asked that l on cattle project In Matanz.as ho carried out at on ~ •~ Province when the charges were ·•I peal was denied. filed. The verdict of th e 1rv Major Morgan's 23-year-old • nurt was formally a r 1 r rl wife. Olg& Rodriguez Morgan, a h re at 4:45 P. M. Th 1r>J - Cuban, was trled in Absentia. 1'''" of the appea115 came a b ut In August, 191i9, Major Mor" mr hours later. gan posed as & double agent and Tried with Major Morgan, fnu~trated & conspiracy against w ho had helped Dr. Caatro's rise the regime by elements of the : n power by fighting In the former Batista Government Escambray Mountains, were with Ule alleged support of the t 'elve persons also accused of Dominican Republic. •n'olvement in the conspiracy! _ _ --:'>htjor Morgan and the others THE TIMES PICKETED · ••re accused of sending arms i'l d ammunition to the anti• 1 tro rebels now operating In Anti·Cnstro Cubans Parade til,.. Escambray Mountains. · After Appearing at U. N. ~~'ven of these persons were - ---!;rntenced to thirty years' im- , Thirty-lo.;o anti-Castro pickets nn.,nnment. One, Mar1o Morin, who had been pa1·adlng in front • hn appeared aa a prosecution of the United Nations building •tness, received a sentence of yesterday marched across town toftr>cn yearsthree were ac- ~ to dcmonstrnte briefly, In ~ront 'llltlt d. of The New York Times. on" of the rosecutlon witSupervised by ninete"en po· , , ~ l·.c; testitl at the trial in llcemen on foot and slx mounted 1 :..l.~baJa F rtress that he had pollcemen. they marched up and II• 1 r1 Major MoJ'kan call the down peacefully for twenty h• , • of the Cuban revolution minutes. Con nHm111ts.' ' 1 Their shout!' 1 were directed IL 1s estimated that 600 for· chiefly nt Herbett L. Matthews, llll'l" rnembers ·of the regime an editorial writer for The r f F11lgenclo B~a and vari· Times, who Interviewed f'tdel nu~ <·ounter~p~_~:>lu~l.onarles have Castro before he took power In r11~d before the firing squad. Cuba. The ·picket, also carried : mce Jan. 1, nlnctecn lulVe been placards cr1ticlzlng Mr. Mat··xecuted, mcludlng Anastasio thews. ~~ ojas Erez. who was convicted They IIDJd they represented of terrorism and shot early this the Democratic Revoh!t!?~nary 1 ~ I I 1
  • 43. sep-1: oc1 c ~- fW ~ (IA-Io/'6' 1 DC-.1 2.?__( Jq ~ MJJf...&friJ A:~Jr,/4) • w il( w<>. k Lli{JttcJ.J & J~- l'J (- A1W1. 71J ?(I'/"if.- r !?tv-'""/! '"'~ .f. e)<ec.J·"" ,_,,..(I 12M~aal (p{-- ~ifXV1£D -L/4- CJr0fltiff!r ""r •• 1~ t=c "''~ ,._,.._ '1 d<O .~ .' ' A.e•«' 1"'11--k. '