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Cooley Hurd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-01-08 03:29 PM
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Gerry Patrick Hemming dies - Anti-Castro spook, Interpen founder...
Edited on Fri Feb-01-08 03:32 PM by Cooley Hurd

Gerald Patrick Hemming, Jr. (March 1, 1937 January 28, 2008) was a former U.S. Marine, soldier of fortune and CIA operative associated with anti-Castro actions in the 1960s.


One of eleven children, Hemming born in Los Angeles on March 1, 1937. He attended El Monte Union High School in California before joining the U.S. Marine Corps in 1954.

Hemming left the Marines in October 1958 and the following year traveled to Cuba where he gave help to Fidel Castro and his revolutionary forces. In January 1959 he met Lee Harvey Oswald. Later he switched sides and in 1961 established Interpen. Other members included Loran Hall, Roy Hargraves, William Seymour, Lawrence Howard, Steve Wilson, Howard K. Davis, Edwin Collins, James Arthur Lewis, Dennis Harber, Bill Dempsey, Dick Whatley, Ramigo Arce, Ronald Augustinovich, Joe Garman, Edmund Kolby, Ralph Schlafter, Manuel Aguilar and Oscar Del Pinto.


Hemming was a leader of Interpen, or Intercontinental Penetration Force, a group of anti-Castro guerrillas who trained at No Name Key in the early 1960s.

Declassified FBI files show that the agency had an informer within Interpen. His code name was MM T-1. In one document dated June 16, 1961, it said that MM T-1 had "been connected with Cuban revolutionary activities for the past three years". One document dated 12th May, 1961, claims that Allen Lushane of Miami "had made a trip to Texas to recruit Americans for some future military action against the Government of Cuba". The document adds that the "first training camp was established by Gerald Patrick Hemming with Dick Watley and Ed Colby running the camp." In an interview that he gave to John M. Newman on January 6, 1995, Hemming claimed that the FBI informer was Steve Wilson.

This group of experienced soldiers were involved in training members of the anti-Castro groups funded by the Central Intelligence Agency in Florida in the early 1960s. When the government began to crack down on raids from Florida in 1962, Interpen set up a new training camp in New Orleans. When this work came to an end in 1964 Hemming was employed in the construction industry in Miami.

Hemming and Lee Harvey Oswald

According to Victor Marchetti, he was also Lee Harvey Oswald's case officer at then-secret NAF Atsugi.

Gerry Hemming has granted long interviews with several writers working on the assassination of John F. Kennedy. These include Anthony Summers (Conspiracy), Noel Twyman (Bloody Treason) and John M. Newman (Oswald and the CIA). Some researchers believe that a combination of Interpen members and anti-Castro Cubans were involved in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. This included Hemming, James Arthur Lewis, Roy Hargraves, Edwin Collins, Steve Wilson, David Sanchez Morales, Herminio Diaz Garcia, Tony Cuesta, Eugenio Martinez, Virgilio Gonzalez , Felipe Vidal Santiago and William (Rip) Robertson.

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MADem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-01-08 03:39 PM
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1. Just that whole "Interpen" name brand is a!!! nt
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arendt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-01-08 04:16 PM
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2. Another NON-patriot bites the dust, with his mouth SHUT...
If any of these self-annointed patriots, who supposedly did all this secret shit for the "good of our country", really loved America, they would tell the truth about the rotten crap they did, saw, and protected.

If any of these guys had the slightest tremor of conscience, either for himself or his country, he would blow the Bush Crime Family right out of the water simply by telling the truth on his deathbed.

But, contrary to their protestations, these guys were always TRAITORS. So, yet another one goes to the grave an "omerta" gangster.

May he rot in hell.

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