JFK Assassination Records

JFK Assassination Records - 2018 Additional Documents Release

The National Archives is releasing documents previously withheld in accordance with the JFK Assassination Records Collection Act.  The vast majority of the Collection (88%) has been open in full and released to the public since the late 1990s. The records at issue are documents previously identified as assassination records, but withheld in full or withheld in part. Learn more

These releases include FBI, CIA, and other agency documents (both formerly withheld in part and formerly withheld in full) identified by the Assassination Records Review Board as assassination records. The releases to date are as follows:

* Note: There are instances where multiple record identification numbers are associated with the same pdf. This is due to the fact that the files were scanned in batches.

Accessing the Release Files

The table below displays metadata about all the released documents. You can also download the spreadsheet as an Excel file (4.7MB).

To view or download a specific document, follow the link in the "Doc Date" column. The files are sorted by NARA Release Date, with the most recent files appearing first. The previous withholding status (i.e., formerly withheld in part or formerly withheld in full) is identified in the “Formerly Withheld Status” column.

JFK Table
Row NumRecord Num NARA Release DateFormerly WithheldAgencyDoc DateDoc TypeFile NumTo NameFrom NameTitleNum PagesOriginatorRecord SeriesReview DateCommentsPages Released
54401198-10004-1005304/26/2018RedactARMY03/25/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTICCCAJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.ICCCA: EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSION ACTIVITIES27ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano, Box 6, Folder 10. Memo from Califano to Wheeler, Zumwalt, Abrams, Wendt, Carpenter, and Elwood concerning a proposal for shared intelligence among OAS member DOSs.
54402198-10004-1007612/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.123ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 6. Indexed collection of CIA, DOD, DOS, and NSC reports.
54403198-10004-1007604/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.123ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 6. Indexed collection of CIA, DOD, DOS, and NSC reports.
54404198-10004-1020712/15/2017In PartARMY01/10/1964
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. JOHN H. CRIMMINSJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.INTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF CUBAN AFFAIRS: REPORT ON THE STATUS OF ACTIONS DESIGNED TO COUNTER SUBVERSION62ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 10. Army memo from Joseph Califano to Mr. Crimmins on status of actions to counter Cuban subversion in Latin America with other related documents.
54405198-10004-1020704/26/2018RedactARMY01/10/1964
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. JOHN H. CRIMMINSJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.INTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF CUBAN AFFAIRS: REPORT ON THE STATUS OF ACTIONS DESIGNED TO COUNTER SUBVERSION62ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 10. Army memo from Joseph Califano to Mr. Crimmins on status of actions to counter Cuban subversion in Latin America with other related documents.
54406198-10004-1020804/26/2018Redact04/18/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMILITARY CONTINGENCY PLANNING2JCS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 9. Plans approved by the JCS for use at NSC Standing Group meeting, 23 April 1963.
54407198-10005-1001412/15/2017In PartARMY08/02/1962
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTGEN LANSDALECOL PATCHELL4OSDCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 1. Newspaper clipping regarding Gerald Patrick Hemming and the training of anti-Castro Cubans with attached cover memos and copy of extract from dossier on Hemming.
54408198-10005-1001404/26/2018RedactARMY08/02/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTGEN LANSDALECOL PATCHELL4OSDCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 1. Newspaper clipping regarding Gerald Patrick Hemming and the training of anti-Castro Cubans with attached cover memos and copy of extract from dossier on Hemming.
54409198-10005-1001512/15/2017In PartARMY02/28/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSECYRUS R. VANCEUTILIZATION OF ALPHA 66 IN OPERATIONS3ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Draft Memo regarding Alpha 66 for Deputy Secretary of Defense from Cyrus Vance prepared by ACSI, but not used.
54410198-10005-1001504/26/2018RedactARMY02/28/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSECYRUS R. VANCEUTILIZATION OF ALPHA 66 IN OPERATIONS3ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Draft Memo regarding Alpha 66 for Deputy Secretary of Defense from Cyrus Vance prepared by ACSI, but not used.
54411198-10005-1001610/26/2017In PartARMY03/28/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTSECRETARY OF DEFENSEARMY CONTACTS WITH CUBAN ACTIVIST GROUPS2ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS08/01/2015Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Fact Sheet regarding Army contacts with Cuban exile groups, including Alpha 66, prepared for the Secretary of Defense.3
54412198-10005-1001712/15/2017In PartARMY04/10/1962
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT6CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Draft copy of Cuba Project Progress Report, 4-11 April 1962, regarding clandestine resistance groups in Cuba.
54413198-10005-1001704/26/2018RedactARMY04/10/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT6CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Draft copy of Cuba Project Progress Report, 4-11 April 1962, regarding clandestine resistance groups in Cuba.
54414198-10005-1001812/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENT123MULTIPLECALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 30. Assorted documents related to Cuban material support of Communist subversives in Latin America.
54415198-10005-1001804/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENT123MULTIPLECALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 30. Assorted documents related to Cuban material support of Communist subversives in Latin America.
54416198-10006-1000012/15/2017In PartARMY12/09/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDCIFITZGERALD/COOPERCONSIDERATIONS FOR US POLICY TOWARDS CUBA AND LATIN AMERICA13CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 1. Memo for DCI regarding U.S. policy toward Cuba.
54417198-10006-1000004/26/2018RedactARMY12/09/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTDCIFITZGERALD/COOPERCONSIDERATIONS FOR US POLICY TOWARDS CUBA AND LATIN AMERICA13CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 1. Memo for DCI regarding U.S. policy toward Cuba.
54418198-10006-1000304/26/2018Redact11/09/1961
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTHURWITCHUS INTERVENTION IN CUBA FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF CASTRO10DOS03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 2. Interagency staff study on post-Castro Cuba.
54419198-10006-1000412/15/2017In PartARMY02/15/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS10JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. JCS study on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
54420198-10006-1000404/26/2018RedactARMY02/15/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS10JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. JCS study on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
54421198-10006-1000512/15/2017In PartARMY03/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS (FIRST WORKING DRAFT)21JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Draft of JCS study on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
54422198-10006-1000504/26/2018RedactARMY03/00/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS (FIRST WORKING DRAFT)21JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Draft of JCS study on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
54423198-10006-1000612/15/2017In PartARMY03/13/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJCSCALIFANO, JOSEPHINTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF CUBAN AFFAIRS: MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA13ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Memo transmitting the Krulak Committee's paper on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
54424198-10006-1000604/26/2018RedactARMY03/13/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTJCSCALIFANO, JOSEPHINTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF CUBAN AFFAIRS: MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA13ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Memo transmitting the Krulak Committee's paper on the dissemination of Cuban propaganda and possible US moves to counter it.
54425198-10006-1000712/15/2017In PartARMY03/12/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTKRULAK, V.H.FIRST DRAFT: CUBA - MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS12JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Draft of Krulak Committee paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
54426198-10006-1000704/26/2018RedactARMY03/12/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTKRULAK, V.H.FIRST DRAFT: CUBA - MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS12JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Draft of Krulak Committee paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
54427198-10006-1000812/15/2017In PartARMY03/14/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCOORD. CTE. ON CUBAN AFFAIRSKRULAK, V.H.THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS12JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Memo transmitting the Krulak Committee's paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
54428198-10006-1000804/26/2018RedactARMY03/14/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCOORD. CTE. ON CUBAN AFFAIRSKRULAK, V.H.THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS12JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Memo transmitting the Krulak Committee's paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
54429198-10006-1000912/15/2017In PartARMY03/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS10JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Krulak Committee's paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
54430198-10006-1000904/26/2018RedactARMY03/00/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - THE MOVEMENT OF PROPAGANDA MATERIALS10JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 11. Krulak Committee's paper on the movement of Cuban propaganda.
54431198-10006-1001012/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE AMONG OAS COUNTRIES7CALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper of unknown origin on the possibility of sharing intelligence among OAS members to combat Cuban subversion.
54432198-10006-1001004/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA - EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE AMONG OAS COUNTRIES7CALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper of unknown origin on the possibility of sharing intelligence among OAS members to combat Cuban subversion.
54433198-10006-1001104/26/2018Redact03/07/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCALIFANO, JOSEPHZUMWALT, E.R.INTERDEPARTMENTAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE OF CUBAN AFFAIRS: MOVEMENT OF SUBVERSIVES27OASD03/16/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 12. ISA comments on the Krulak Committee's paper on the movement of Cuban subversives.
54434198-10006-1001412/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCIA INTELLIGENCE ANNEX5CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 6. Intelligence report outlining travel to and the movement of propaganda from Cuba.
54435198-10006-1001404/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCIA INTELLIGENCE ANNEX5CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 4, Folder 6. Intelligence report outlining travel to and the movement of propaganda from Cuba.
54436198-10007-1000004/26/2018Redact02/01/1962
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCINCLANTJOINT STAFFCOVER AND DECEPTION PLAN69JCS#N/A03/09/2018Califano Papers, Box 6, Folder 1. JCS directive to CINCLANT re: plans for disruption of the Cuban sugar harvest.69
54437198-10007-1000112/15/2017In PartARMY03/13/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTSERVICE, OSD, JOINT STAFFV.H. KRULAKCUBA, THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES - FIRST DRAFT14JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. First draft of paper on the exchange of intelligence concerning communist subversive activities.
54438198-10007-1000104/26/2018RedactARMY03/13/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTSERVICE, OSD, JOINT STAFFV.H. KRULAKCUBA, THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES - FIRST DRAFT14JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018SERVICE, OSD, JOINT STAFF
54439198-10007-1000212/15/2017In PartARMY02/14/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTGENERAL KRULAKJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.CUBA AS A BASE FOR SUBVERSION139ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 1. Transmittal of report entitled "Cuba as a Base for Subversion" from Califano to Krulak.
54440198-10007-1000204/26/2018RedactARMY02/14/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTGENERAL KRULAKJOSEPH A. CALIFANO, JR.CUBA AS A BASE FOR SUBVERSION139ARMYCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018GENERAL KRULAK
54441198-10007-1000512/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES7CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
54442198-10007-1000504/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES7CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
54443198-10007-1000612/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES9CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities. Similar to 198-10007-10005 with marginalia.
54444198-10007-1000604/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES9CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities. Similar to 198-10007-10005 with marginalia.
54445198-10007-1000712/15/2017In PartARMY03/22/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCOMMITTEE MEMBERSV.H. KRULAKCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES8JCSCALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Memo to members of the JCS Sub-Committee on Cuban Subversion transmitting revised paper on the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
54446198-10007-1000704/26/2018RedactARMY03/22/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCOMMITTEE MEMBERSV.H. KRULAKCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES8JCSCALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018COMMITTEE MEMBERS
54447198-10007-1000812/15/2017In PartARMY02/00/1963
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. CALIFANOWILLIAM A. TIDWELLALLEGED CUBAN ARMS SHIPMENTS TO VENEZUELA VIA BRITISH GUIANA3CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 8. Transmittal of report from Tidwell to Califano re: Cuban arms shipments into British Guiana.
54448198-10007-1000804/26/2018RedactARMY02/00/1963
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTMR. CALIFANOWILLIAM A. TIDWELLALLEGED CUBAN ARMS SHIPMENTS TO VENEZUELA VIA BRITISH GUIANA3CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 8. Transmittal of report from Tidwell to Califano re: Cuban arms shipments into British Guiana.
54449198-10007-1000912/15/2017In PartARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER, TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES9CIACALIFANO PAPERS11/30/2017Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Draft paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.
54450198-10007-1000904/26/2018RedactARMY00/00/0000
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PAPER-TEXTUAL DOCUMENTCUBA: THE EXCHANGE OF INTELLIGENCE CONCERNING COMMUNIST SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES9CIACALIFANO PAPERS03/12/2018Califano Papers, Box 3, Folder 10. Draft paper re: the exchange of intelligence concerning Cuban subversive activities.

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