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11 11111111111111 Ube Mcratb r`` CPYRGHT BOX 3 ZAREPHATH, N. J. CPYRG of jfrcebom MARCH 25, 1966 WTHE STRANGE CASE OF "COL. GOLENIEWSKI" (PART II) The United Press International, as we pointed ut in our issue or February 11, 1900, reported =a E. Kimsey, a former official of the Central Intel- igence Agency, has personal knowledge that the I.A. has fingerprints, sole prints, dental charts nd blood tests which establish the identity of"Col. 4ichel Goleniewski" as the Tsarevich Aleksei icholaevich of Russia. Sworn testimony before the enate Internal Security Sub-Committee, released January 5, 1966, established by competent witness he reliability of information supplied to our gov- rnment by "Col. Goleniewski." The intelligence information and documents he supplied resulted in the exposure of international spionage 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 country similarly. Aleksei began supplying information and micro- films to the United States beginning in April 1958, and was in danger of detection and certain execution each day thereafter. By the end of 1960 Aleksei had reason to believe that the Soviet KGB apparatus, which operates worldwide, had been drawing closer to his operations. Thereafter, having made contact with U.S. officials and arranged for transportation, he came to the United States on January 12, 1961, arriving by U.S. Military Air Transport together with his wife, Irmgard Margaretta Romanoff. security protection. Aleksei had previously sent to the United States over 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 consultations and other intelligence on military matters were of importance to U.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 "Co1.Goleniewski." 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." He first lived at McLean, Virginia and then in an Whether they are really concerned or whether apartment house in Arlington, Virginia. In March 1962 this was a veiled threat we do not know. However, he was moved into an apartment in the Long Island, it is known that in April of 1963, at the request of N.Y. area, all locations which were selected by U.S. the C.I.A.,a license to carry a pistol was issued to authorities. During this period Aleksei was in con- Aleksei under a cover name by the New York City stant consultation with U.S. Intelligence officers Police Department, and an automatic revolver was a ovedFe Re eSe 2000108127 : C AI`'RD075b~~"le4 F (1 USU~'Ir36O11 tome for the CPYRG ft!roved FDA''E A ~grhe~ p ?0S00/08/27 : CIA-RDP75-00149R000300130031-4 __ ? OF ?'COL. GOLENIEWSKI?' - PART II (continued) renewal: of the permit, Aleksei turned it over to the authorities together with the revolver for which the C.I.A. had promised to substitute a smaller lighter gun. Neither the permitnorthe gun were ever received by Alexei, 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,Virgiinia 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 your 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 Krivits ky, Lawrence Duggan, Walter Marvin Smith, Louis Adamic, Morton E. Kent, Stepan Bandera, and Povl Bang-Jensen. "Itis common knowledge amongthose who have worked in the SSoviet 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 Bandera 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 S oviets 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 ten years under 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 that pol itic al 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. Goleniewski,"a Polish defector, his period, 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 is 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 he very least among his neighbors, that the subject with which to defend themselves. 7.' here have been is despondent. This prepares the ground for aplausible 1490 h id not look uicide stAppiioved RwdRetlease 2000/08/27: ClA-Ws"Q1-4' a d~ o f to contain CPYRGA15provedTFp s rea c SPA P ON ? cgtlAT .75pQQr140RQL Ot3OO130031-4 deadly fungus bacteria. . .near-miss accidents Sasha Vollman who lives at 245 East 80th Street, hich were obvious set-ups. New York City. This New York front in turn financed a Marxist Institute in the Dominican Republic which Neither Aleksei nor his wife have been able to in turn was promoting Juan Bosch. Bosch likes to btain proper Immigration and Naturalization identi- be called a Marxist instead of the Communist whit ication cards in spite of frustrating correspondence he is. Vollman has been the man behind the scenes ith several government officials and even an ad in much of the communist-inspired activity in the Dominican Republic. laced in various papers to call attention to their light. During the year 1964-5 Aleksei wrote five A high official of the C.I.A. for several year etters to the C.I.A. Director, sent them by regis was William P. Bundy. He is the man who, as As ered mail, and received an answer to none. Regis- sistant Defense Secretary for International Securit ered letters to J. Edgar Hoover also brought no Affairs, recommended huge sums of money for Com eply or even acknowledgement of their receipt. The munist Yugoslavia. One of his projects was t my government official who has replied to his letters supply Communist murderer Tito with 130 F36 s Sen. James Eastland, Chairman of the Senate Sabre Jets and arrange for Communist fighter pilots m ia Committee and its Internal Security Sub- to be trained in Texas. Bundy is married to Mar Coommitty tee. Acheson, daughter of Dean Acheson, who said h The activities of the C.I.A. are hardly such that would never turn his back on Alger Hiss and con tinues to have Alger's brother, Donald, an identifie they would inspire trust and confidence under any communist, working in his Washington, U.C. la circumstances. That the C.I.A. has been involved in c office. William Bundy_ was chairman of the Fun the overthrow of the Trujillo Government in the Raising Committee for Alger Hiss's defense. He i Dominican Republic and the Diem Regime in South credited with having "stage managed" the ove - Viet Nam has been reported by several journalists. cthrow of the Diem Regime in Viet Nam which r - Both of these incidents resulted in the murder of the sulted in the murder of President Diem. anti-communist government head. The Bay of Pigs fiasco (with tanks with turrets which would not Allen Dulles was Bundy's superior in the C.I. turn, radios with wrong frequency, ship winches that and the man Povl Bang Jensen waited months to s did not work, the cream of Cuba's young patriotic aanti-communists sacrificed to Castro) was a C.I.A. in order to relate the names of potential Soviet defectors at the U.N. who knew the names of Sovi t operation. agents in U.S. Intelligence Agencies. When a mee - The Allen-Scott Report of July 30, 1965 stated ing was finally arranged by the Danish Ambassad , under the title, "Informers Die Violently," Ban Jensen conferred for half an hour in a priva e "THE FIFTH COLUMN-The Central Intelligence room with Dulles. After Bang-Jensen's "suicide " se nl Agency also is suffering an alarming increase in Dulles told him Senat Committee w that Bang-Jens casualties among its Cuban `informers.' had "While CIA authorities are not discussing this possible. .that Bang-Jensen had tried for so long to problem with Congress, they are conducting their see Dulles in order to tell him "nothing," or p (r- own investigation to ascertain whether `leaks' or haps it was "nothing" that Dulles wanted anyone `espionage' within the government is responsible else to know. for their losses. The C.I.A. operates in mystery, its finance "Within two weeks after an intelligence estimate are kept a secret from the public. The money a.3- the on the anti-Castro underground was circulated within propriated for its use is apportioned among vario s State Department, Fidel Castro s secret police government departments but is estimated by some had rounded up over half of those whose names sources to run as high as two billion dollars r appeared in the document. year. It operates throughout the world and, althou h "`The craackdown was so thorough that Castro's the prime responsibility for security in the Unit d agents could only have done the job with inside in- States rests with the F.B.I., the C.I.A. neverthele s formation,' stated a reliable State Department source. operates here through fronts, through financed p o- `The Cuban police used lists identical to those con~jects at certain universities and through individu is tamed in theU.S.documentin making their arrests. ostensibly working for other departments, nota ly The J.M. Kaplan Fund, Inc. of New York City the State Department, but who in fact report secre ly has been used by the C.I.A. as a means of making to the C.I.A. secret grants. In 1963 the Kaplan Fund gave $395, This C.I.A., which has untold millions avails le 000 to the Institute of International Labor Research, for use against anti-communist governments, for he Inc., also known as Labor Research Institute, of promotion of left-wing candidates, has failed to ay 113 E. 37th Street, New York. Associated with this even the small amount due Aleksei under the terns organization were~nNo~rlm~an Thomas, Frank Trager, of its contract with him. It has not only left hi in Charle~A and"ef(Yn ~sr --Q MQ127iarCIA-RDP7 .OO1''Rdoba6o1 0?3 'rrsed "cone rn Robert Approved ftr Re elase:2406108 Z.:GQ1&fgQV,75 4 R9 Ot300dl 30031-4 for 11M e y. Atthough "concerned," the C.I.A. has made no effort to give Aleksei protection and is the obvious source of attempts to discredit him. Congress men and Senators who have made inquiry concerning Aleksei are given a report which verifies the service he performed for our country and the free world, and his reliability as a source of infor- mation. This they could not deny as there are communist espionage agents now serving long prison terms in several countries as a result of his dis- closures and spy rings have been broken up. Butthe source from which our legislators derive the in- formation they pass on to their constituents then raises questions as to Ateksei's "mental health" and denies the truth of his claims concerning his identity. No mention is made of the data supplied by former C.I.A. official Kimsey. By contrast Aleksei's identity is supported by a leading Cossack Monarchist, Colonel Alexis Iosifovich Toultzeff. He 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 acknowlediged 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 ina. ssacre at Ekaterinburg, as nearly every- one believed, but the Emperor, the Empress Alex- andra Feodorovna, 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 its 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. CT e ser be assassinated or commit the time of his first attempts to help the West with information. They received valuable information from involving people in U.S. government) and .some of which lea to spectacular results. They arranged for where he felt he would be safe. Now they have turned against him, casting doubts upon his sanity they admit the value and re Viability of his information who mightwish to give such information inthe future. We urge our fellow anti-communists. whether heir to the throne of Russia, or "Col. 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