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BOX 3 ZAREPHATH, N. J. CPYRGHT be Reralb of freedom MARCH 25, 1966 out in our issue of February 11, 1965, reported that H.E. Kimsey, a former official of the Central Intel- ligence Agency, has personal knowledge that the C.I.A. has fingerprints, sole prints, dental charts and blood tests which establish the identity of"Col. Michel Goleniewski" as the Tsarevich Aleksei Nicholnevich of Russia. Sworn testimony before the, Senate Internal Security Sub-Committee, released January 5, 1966, established by competent witness the reliability of information supplied to our gov- ernment by "Col. Goleniewski." The intelligence information and documents he supplied resulted in the exposure of international espionage apparatus of the Communist Conspiracy with operations in England, France, Israel, West Germany, Sweden, Denmark and the United States, members of which had penetrated high into the intel- ligence services of Western countries in some in- stances. These cases resulted in the arrest and trial and conviction of a number of important agents of the communists and provided invaluable security information in the military, political and economic fields. Some of the details concerning the life of Aleksei in the United States will now be shown as well as some data on others who have helped our ountry similarly. Aleksei began supplying information and micro- films to the United States beginning in April 1958, nd was jn danger of detection and certain execution ach day thereafter. By the end of 1960 Aleksei had eason to believe that the Soviet KGB apparatus, hich operates worldwide, had been drawing closer o his operations. Thereafter, having made contact with U.S. officials and arranged for transportation, e came to the United States on January 12, 1961, rriving by U.S. Military Air Transport together with is wife, Irmgard Margaretta Romanoff. lie first lived at McLean, Virginia and then in an partment house in Arlington, Virginia. In March-1962 is was moved into an apartment in the Long Island, Y. area, all locations which were selected by U.S. uthorities. During this period Aleksei was in con- tent consultation with U.S. Intelligence officers nd for a portion of the ti wa ven a Approved or teleasT$ /0 CPYRGHT t. GULt:N1tWbKI" (PART 11~ Aleksei had previously sent to the United States ovbr 5,000 pages of secret documents on microfilm and 160 pages of typewritten reports. He had brought with him dossiers on 240 individuals. The interpre- tation of all this intelligence information was to take a long time. In addition, his consul.taCions and other intelligence on military matters were of importance to ..S. authorities. Under the name of "Col. Golen- iewski" Aleksei entered into a contract.#B-39752, with the Central Intelligence Agency on Sept. 16, 1961, which detailed financial support, protection, medical care, etc. The contract was renewed on June 16,1962 for one year. The contract was subsequently broken by the C.I.A. Aleksei protested and appealed through the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. De- partment of Justice. This resulted in a new contract being drawn up and signed on October 7, 1963 again in the name of "Col.Golcniewski." It provided that he was retained as an employee-c onsultant of the Central Intelligence Agency with a salary of $14,565 per year plus fringe benefit reimbursements. The contract provided for a one-year notice of cancellation. In spite of this, three months later, on January 10, 1964, the C.I.A. broke the contract and is at present $50,000.00 in arrears with his salary payments. This information concerning the contracts we ob- tained from a memorandum prepared by Aleksei's at- torney. On October 5, 1965 the C.I.A. gave notice of cancellation. The attorney had a conference with John Warner of the C.I.A., after threatening to take' the case to federal court,but the C.I.A. refused to pay anything. In reporting the results of his confer- ence with Mr..Warner, Aleksei's attorney stated in a letter, "In parting, he told me that the C.I.A. were concerned with your safety." Whether they are really concerned or whether this was a veiled threat we do not know. However, it is known that in April of 1963, at the request of the C.I.A.,a license to carry a pistol was issued to Aleksei under a cover name by the New York City Police Department, and an automatic revolver was 2 ivelA~p,['Pl db~.49KbM6oo"o*ni$r the CONSERVATIVE VIEWPOINT SECTION 28 PAGE 29 ' CPYRGHT Approved EF R e l e a s e 2 9812(7a r D RUTQP14,%RQQP300130029-7 renewal o e permit, a see turned over tot e authorities together with the revolver for which the C.I.A. had promised to substitute a smaller lighter gun. Neither the permit nor the gun were ever received ,by Alexci. A letter written to the New York City Police Department by Aleksei's lawyer brought forth the following reply, "With reference to your recent inquiry concerning the possible issuance of a pistol permit to-(cover name)-please be advised that a re- view of our files discloses that the original pistol permit was issued to - (cover name) - as a result of a request by a Federal Agency. The pistol was not supplied by this Department and was not repossessed by this Department. We have been informed by the Federal Agency concerned that they feel there is no longer any justification for renewal of such permit." '(signed) Edward J. McCabe, Deputy Commissioner In Charge of Licenses. On December 22, 1965 Aleksei's attorney wrote to the Central Intelligence Agency, McLean,Virginia to the attention of John Warner (Legislative Counsel), "Kindly take notice that I have this day been re- tained by'- (cover name) - to inform you to the effect that you are charged and responsible for his personal safety as well as the safety of his family. Kindly take further notice that should anything happen to him and his family, appropriate action will be taken against you because of 3Tour negligence." In the Senate Internal Security Sub-Committee Report of September 14, 1961, entitled "The Bang- Jensen Case," pages 61-2, the following appears, "There has been a long list of suicides under highly questionable circumstances, involving Soviet defect- ors, prominent anti-Communist or anti-Stalinists, and people who might have had knowledge about which the Kremlin had reason to be sensitive. "Among these mysterious suicides in recent years have been Walter Krivitsky, Lawrence Duggan, Walter Marvin Smith, Louis. Adamic, Morton E. Kent, Stepan Bandera, and Povl Bang-Jensen. "It iS common knowledge among those who have worked in the Soviet apparatus that the Soviets have highly developed techniques for simulating suicide. Several Soviet refugees had given direct testimony on this point. Perhaps most significant is the fol- lowing statement by Petr S. Deriabian, a former member of the Soviet terror apparatus who defected in 1954. "'It is general knowledge among those who have worked in the ranks of the MVD that the MVD, when it undertakes the liquidation of political opponents, has certain techniques for simulating suicide and other techniques of inducing suicide. A convincing The "suicide" of Stepan andera has since been proved to be a Soviet-ordered murder. Just recently we have had another questionable "suicide." On Friday, February 25, 1966 at 10:30 A.M. Victor A. Kravchenko was found in his apartment at 14 E. 69th Street, New York City with a bullet through his right temple. . Kravchenko had defected from the Soviets in 1944 while assigned to the Soviet Purchasing Commission in Washington, D.C. As Viktor Andreevich Kray- chenko, he had been a Soviet Army captain. He was ,the author of a best seller, "I Chose Freedom" and had been living in the same apartment for yen years "Minder the name of Peter Martin. The newspapers referred to his death as "an alleged suicide." The bullet which killed Kravchenko was fired from his 38 calibre Colt Cobra which was found in the right hand pocket of his jacket. Kravchenko, who was 61 years old, had spent the previous night at the home of Mrs. Norman Hap- good, 139 East 66th Street, New York `C.ity, as did Robert St.Clair, a friend of Kravchenko, who is a lecturer at the Baruch School of City College of New York. Mrs. Hapgood is Mr. St.Clair's mother-in- law and was a sponsor of the American Russian Institute and a director of the American Society for Cultural Relations with Russia, both cited as com- munist-fronts. Kravchenko had gone back to his apartment in the morning, together with Mr. St.John who told the police that at the time of the alleged "suicide" he had gone to the store to buy some pipe cleaners for Mr. Kravchenko. Another enemy of the Soviets eliminated. On November 22, 1965 the Senate Internal Se- curity Sub-Committee released a publication entitled, "Murder International, Inc. Murder and Kidnaping as an Instrument of Soviet Policy." In the introduction Sen. Thomas Dodd pointed out that the Soviets have a "Department of Blood-Wet Affairs" and that it condemns prospective victims via trial in absentia. He showed how documents are in the possession of the Sub-Committee staff which tell a worldwide forty-year story of murder as an instrument of com- munist policy. Sen. Dodd stated, "What this testi- mony and these documents add up to is thatpolitical murder of Soviet refugees and of non-Soviet citizens has been systematically carried out by a special planning apparatus of the Kremlin, beginning im- mediately after the Russian Revolution and carrying on to the present day." "suicide" may take a year or two to prepare. During Either as "Col. Goleniewaki,"a Polish defector, this perio 1, the subject's life is. examined minutely or Aleksei.Romanoff, heir to the Russian throne, a in order to determine the methods most suitable to more likely candidate for Soviet extermination could his personality and circumstances. Meanwhile, stories hardly be found. Neither Aleksei nor his family are may be circulated to the press, if possible, and at given any protection or even supplied with a gun the very least among his neighbors, that the subject with which to defend themselves. There have been is despondent. This prepares the ound fora la sible , I " 11 nil gl 11 nil gl f of look' lease 2000/08/27 ? gnin CONSERVATIVE VIEWPOINT SECTION 28 PAGE 30 CPYRGHTApproved Irm- E tlasec2QDQ408aZ.: s , QR7b.-QWA9R0QD3A0e'b$0029-7 a deadly fungus bacteria. . near-miss accidents which' were obvious set-ups. Neither Aleksei nor his wife have been able to obtain proper Immigration and Naturalization identi- fication cards in spite of frustrating correspondence with several government officials and even an ad placed in various papers to call attention to their plight. During the year 1964-5 Aleksei wrote five letters to the C.I.A. Director, sent them by regis- tered mail, and received an answer to none. Regis- tered letters to J. Edgar Hoover also brought no reply or even acknowledgement of their receipt. The only government official who has replied to his letters is Sen. James Eastland, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and its Internal Security Sub- Committee. The activities of the C.I.A. are hardly such that they would inspire trust and confidence under any circumstances. That the C.I.A, has been involved in the overthrow of the Trujillo Government in the Dominican Republic and the Diem Regime in South Viet Nam has been reported by several journalists. Both of these incidents resulted in the murder of the anti-communist government head. The Bay of Pigs fiasco (with tanks with turrets which would not turn, radios with wrong frequency, ship winches that did not work, the cream of Cuba's young patriotic anti-communists sacrificed to Castro) was a C.I.A. operation. The Allen-Scott Report of July 30, 1965 stated under the title, "Informers Die Violently," "THE FIFTH COLUMN -The Central Intelligence Agency also is suffering an alarming increase in casualties among its Cuban.' informers.' "While CIA authorities are not discussing this problem with Congress, they are conducting their own investigation to ascertain whether 'leaks' or `espionage' within the government is responsible for their losses. "Within two weeks after an intelligence estimate on the anti-Castro underground was circulated within the State Department, Fidel Castro's secret police had rounded up over half of those whose names appeared in the document. "`The crackdown was so thorough that Castro's agents could only have done the job with inside in- formation,' stated a reliable State Department source. `The Cuban police used lists identical to those con- tained in the U.S. document in making their arrests." The J.M. Kaplan Fund, Inc. of New York City has been used by the C.I.A. as a means of making secret :rants. In 1963 the Kaplan Fund gave $395, 000 to the Institute of International Labor Research, Inc., also known as Labor Research Institute, of 113 E. 37th Street, New York. Associated with this organization were Norman Thomas, Frank Trager, . Sasha Vollman who lives at 245 East 80th Street, New York City. This New York front in turn financed a Marxist Institute in the Dominican Republic which in turn was promoting Juan Bosch. Bosch likes to be called a Marxist instead of the Communist which he is. Vollman has been the man behind the scenes in much of the communist-inspired activity in the Dominican Republic. A high official of the C.I.A. for several years was William P. Bundy. He is the man who, as As- sistant Defense Secretary for International Security Affairs, recommended huge sums of money for Com- munist Yugoslavia. One of his projects was to ,supply Communist murderer Tito with 130 F36D Sabre Jets and arrange for Communist fighter pilots to be trained in Texas. Bundy is married to Mary Acheson, daughter of Dean Acheson, who said he would never turn his back on Alger Hiss and con- tinues to have Alger's brother, Donald, an identified communist, working in his Washington, D.C. law office. William Bundy was chairman of the Fund Raising Committee for Alger Hiss's defense. He is credited with having "stage managed" the over- throw of the Diem Regime in Viet Nam which re- sulted in the murder of President Diem. Allen Dulles was Bundy's superior in the C.I.A. and the man PovI Bang Jensen waited months to see in order to relate the names of potential Soviet defectors at the U.N. who knew the names of Soviet agents in U.S..Intelligence Agencies. When a meet- ing was finally arranged by the Danish Ambassador, an Jensen conferred for half an hour in a private room with Dulles. After Bang-Jensen's "suicide," Dulles told a Senate Committee that Bang-Jensen had told him "nothing." This would hardly seem possible. .that Bang-Jensen had tried for so long to see Dulles in order to tell him "nothing," or per- haps it was "nothing" that Dulles wanted anyone else to know. The C.I.A. operates in mystery, its finances are kept a secret from the public. The money ap- propriated for its use is apportioned among various ,government departments but is estimated by some sources to run as high as two billion dollars per year. It operates throughout the world and, although the prime. responsibility for security in the United States rests with the F.B.I., the C.I.A. nevertheless operates here through fronts, through financed pro- jects at certain universities and through individuals ostensibly working for other departments, notably the State Department, but who in fact report secretly to the C.I.A. This C.I.A., which has untold millions available for use against anti-communist governments, for the promotion of left-wing candidates, has failed to pay even the small amount due Aleksei under the terms left him in r-ew nas-e; YA-ded "concern CPYRGHT CPYRGHTApproveq Fs%&Je@A@ ~900LA$/%aurQ SRDRb7A4Q149ROO0800130029-7 or his safety." Although "concerned," the C.I.A. as made no effort to give Aleksei protection and is he obvious source of attempts to discredit him. Congressmen and Senators who have made inquiry oncerningAleksei are given a report which verifies he service he performed for our country and the rec world, and his reliability as a source of infor- iation. This they could not deny as there are ommunist espionage agents now serving long prison erms in several countries as a result of his dis- losures and spy rings have been broken up. Butthe ource from which our legislators derive the in- ormation they pass on to their constituents then aises questions as to Aleksei's "mental health" nd denies the truth of his claims concerning his dentity. No mention is made of the data supplied by former C.I.A. official Kimsey. By contrast Alcksei's identity is supported by a leading CossacMonarchist, Colonel Alexis Iosifovich 1'oultzeff. lie was a member of Prince Vladimir, Kirillovich's Executive Committee of the Supreme Monarchist Front'and had supported Prince Vladimir as heir to the throne of Russia. In January 25, 1965 he acknowledged Aleksei as the true Tsarevich in a signed statement. He wrote, "I have seen the Tsarevich Aleksei Nicholaevich myself and can affirm that he is a man of dignity and one who de- serves respect. He is a soldier with a deep faith in God. All these years, the Russian people, es- pecially the soldiers, have 'been duped by the false propaganda of the Communists. It is nearly a half century since these historic events: the- forced 'abdication' of The Emperor Nicholas II, the short lived regime of the Provisional Government, the, usurpation of power by the Bolsheviks, and the creation of a regime based on terror and on lies and especially on the greatest deception: the true story of the destiny of the Imperial Family -- that there was no massacre at Ekaterinburg, as nearly every- one believed, but the Emperor, the Empress Alex- andra Fcodorovna, and all their children were taken away clandestinely to an exile in Poland, and that the Tsarevich Aleksei Nicholaevich, and his four sisters, are still alive. "With the present situation in Russia there is a great opportunity to restore the soul of Russia." Many other people, in Congress, the F.B.I., the State Department as well as the C.I.A., are familiar with much of the story.of"Col.' Goleniewski."If, as is stated by Herman Kimsey, the C.I.A. has the proof that "Col. Goleniewski" is in reality the supposedly murdered heir to the throne of Russia, it obviously does not intend to release it. This would be its expected course of action in view of its activities which always seem to benefit the communists and hamper the anti-communists. Should Aleksei be assassinated or commit "suicide," the responsibility for it will fall heavily on those who could have and should have taken steps to prevent it. This is the Central Intelligence Agency which has been in contact with Aleksei from the time of his first attempts to help the West with information. They received valuable information from. him, some of which they did nothing about (the part involving people in U.S. government) and some of which led to spectacular results. They arranged for him to leave Poland and come to the United States where he felt he would be safe. Now they have Burned against him, casting doubts upon his sanity and taking away support and protection. Although they admit the value and reliability of his information they are repaying him in a way to discourage others who mightwish to give such information inthe future. We' urge our fellow anti-communists, whether they accept him as Alexei Nicholaevich Romanoff, heir to the throne of Russia,or"Col. Goleniewski," a Polish defector who tried to help the people and government of the United States by giving information concerning those who are plotting against them in and out of their own government, to insist that justice be done in this "strange case." The C.I.A. must be held responsible for its actions . . its. secret archives must be made to disgorge the infor- mation needed to solve "the strange case of Col. Goleniewski." See page 28 for subscription prices for the Herald of Freedom. Richard Cotten's CONSERVATIVE VIEWPOINT is published weekly by Richard Cotten, Editor and Publisher, Post Office Box 1808, Bakersfield, California, 93301. Subscription rate, $10.00 per quarter.' 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