Assassination of JFK: Assimilating the Anguish Perhaps no event of a tragic nature in human history, modern or otherwise, has ever universally impacted the very core of the human psyche as severely as the assassination of JFK continues to do. So long as we persist in our collective state of denial as to what the assassination of JFK means today the events of November 22, 1963 will punish the human psyche in much the same way as plagues, diseases, and natural disasters punish it. While we are awareRead More
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March 8, 1965 – U.S. Marines are among the first American combat troops to arrive in Vietnam as 3,500 land at China Beach in defense of the American air base located at Da Nang. At the time of their arrival there were already 23,000 American military advisors stationed in Vietnam. On October 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed National Security Action Memorandum No. 263. As of that date, the United States had a total of 16,000 “personnel” in country in South East Asia. The document memorializedRead More
In 2000, I was in pursuit of identifying the suited individual who is pictured crouching on the south side of Elm Street next to Buddy Walthers and a uniformed Dallas Police Department Supervisor (as evidenced by the white cap) at approximately 12:40 pm, just ten minutes after the shots were fired. The man appears to be picking up an object from the grass. The object allegedly was a spent .45 caliber slug. My late friend, a retired Officer from the Criminal Intelligence Section of theRead More
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
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