According to CIA files: In 1957, while Gerry Patrick Hemming served in the Marine Corps, he was assigned to the First Marine Air Wing (MACS-1), stationed in Atsugi Japan. According to Marine Corps records: Lee Harvey Oswald was also stationed in Atsugi during this same time period, arriving 12 September 1957. But Gerry always maintained that he was never stationed in Atsugi, but rather served with the Third Marine Air Wing out of Kāneʻohe Bay, O’ahu, Hawaii in 1957. Below is an excerpt from John Newman’s book, “OswaldRead More
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Gerry Patrick Hemming discusses the provenance of Lee Harvey Oswald’s Minox spy camera. Hemming’s sources indicate that the specific Minox camera found in Oswald’s room, following the assassination of JFK, bore the same serial number as the one Hemming had given to Eduardo Perez [aka: Bayo or Eddie Bayo]. According to Hemming, Richard Billings of Life magazine, gave Minox cameras and other equipment to him for the purpose of supplying them to “various groups” who were inserting recon teams into Cuba. This was done withRead More
In this conversation with assassination of JFK researcher Greg Burnham, Gerry Patrick Hemming discusses the details of the Military Intelligence briefing he attended with his team on November 17th in preparation for the President’s visit to Miami the next day. They were asked to provide additional Executive Protection as a supplement to the Secret Service. Hemming was wary because many of the normal routine procedures were not followed, including, the absence of Secret Service lapel pins (boutonnieres) for his team. More important still was the presenceRead More
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
In this conversation Gerry describes his various relationships with persons to whom he was directed in the hope of raising support (funds) for continued anti-Castro operations. In 1961, Gerry approached Congressman John Rousellot, (R-CA) to garner support. The congressman suggested Gerry visit Robert Morris, who was close to Harold Lafayette Hunt. Morris, in turn, sent Gerry to Lester Loge. Part of this process involved gaining support in small chunks, one influential individual at a time and, like a snowball, it can eventually gain enough momentumRead More