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Gerry Hemming

Hemming: “Oswald was going to Cuba.”

In this conversation, Gerry Hemming reports that Oswald had not originally intended to return to the United States when he was leaving the Soviet Union with his family.  Rather, he was to travel from Russia to Cuba via Prague. However, someone changed that—perhaps Marina’s uncle—so that he would not go to Cuba. Hemming speculates that Oswald may have witnessed the Soviet missile build-up first hand had he been allowed to go to Cuba. If Oswald had been on an assignment to observe goings-on in Cuba,Read More

Gerry Hemming

HEMMING TO BURNHAM: The Bay of Pigs Was Meant to Fail

The following is a telephonic conversation with Gerry Patrick Hemming and myself sometime in late 2001. Subsequent to the Bay of Pigs President Kennedy arranged a briefing for former President Eisenhower by General Maxwell Taylor who was heading up the Cuban Study Group to find answers as to the cause of the failure. During that interview, Eisenhower unequivocally denied having ever set such an amphibious assault plan in motion. The notes from that meeting end at item six (6) and the last sentence reads:  6. “As theRead More