Pseudonym: Fallucci, Richard
7/6/62 cable from Director to JMWAVE: "...request AMCONCERT-1 (Francisco Wilfredo Varona Alonso) write Subject that 'Mr. Harvey Thompson' come New York week of July 9 and would like to meet with him ASAP...No objection (AMCONCERT-1's) citing Andrew F. Merton's (probably Jack Stewart) true name to Subject if necessary (to) establish his bona fides..."
7/13/62 cable from JMWAVE to Director: "Preliminary info telecon Tepedino to AMCONCERT-1 (Francisco Wilfredo Varona Alonso), on 13 July reveals: Tepedino saw Revellon (Alonso - might be Jose Revellon Alonso) in Montreal and learned Revellon very disaffected (with) Castro regime - conditions Cuba chaotic and cannot continue; food situation deplorable even for officials...Tepedino waiting call (from) Harvey Thompson 13 July."
07/20/62: Cable from Director to Helsinki (Info: COPE, WAVE): (Orig: W. Wainwright, Unit: TFW/FI): Slugline KEYWAY PBRUMEN AMLASH: CITE DIR 24592: REF: DIR 20741 (OUT 50317): "1. Richard M. Fallucci (IDEN) ETA HELS 26 July on ref op. Will call Rodine at HBFINCH (U.S. Embassy) using name William Thompson. Op requires safehouse. 2. For COPE: Fallucci ETA COPE 24 July. Will call Fulwin. TFW Comment: Refers to defection attempt against AMLASH/1 (Rolando Cubela Secades) and KUWOLF (Psychological and Paramilitary Staff) exploitation thereof." Releasing Officer: (Signature) Thomas F. Thiele for William O'Ryan, AC/WE. Coordinating Officers: WE/5 (Phone - J. McTighe), WE/1 (Signature). Authenticating Officer: William K. Harvey, C/Task Force W. - - - 07/20/62: Cable from Director to Helsinki (Orig: W. Wainwright, Unit: TFW/FI): Slugline KEYWAY PBRUMEN AMLASH: CITE DIR 24593: REF: A. DIR 20741 (OUT 50317). B. DIR 24592 OUT 56966: "IDEN Ref B William Wainwright." Releasing Officer: (Signature) Thomas F. Thiele. William O'Ryan, AC/WE. Coordinating Officers: WE/5 (Phone - J. McTighe). WE/1: (Signature). Authenticating Officer: William K. Harvey, C/Task Force W.
08/01/62: Cable from Helsinki to Director: FROM FALLUCCI: "1. AMWHIP/1 (Carlos Tepedino Gonzalez) first contacted AMLASH/1 (Rolando Cubela Secades) morning 1 Aug. Outcome not yet known. Will advise. 2. Action possibilities against Cuban ZRPENNY (activity to counter Cuban student participation in communist-sponsored world youth festival in Helsinki in 1962) general delegates slim as most very young, screened Castroites or commie youth members. UNRUMBLE-2 (Pedro Ruiz Quintero) and AMWHIP unable spot any likely targets among station delegate list. U/2 personal contacts delegates also unfruitful. 3. Cuban delegation leaders identified to date by U/2: A. Ricardo Alarcon, ex-president FEU. B. Jose Venegas Valdespino, permanent delegat IUS Prague. C. Jose Iglesias pres IDENT young Cuban communists. D. Verena Pino Machado, sister for Cuban OAS delegate. E. Luis Diaz Garcia. F. Rafael Fernandez Joya. 4. According AMWHIP, Alarcon and Venegas unapproachable. Request any HQs info re approachability of others para 3. If AMLASH cooperates will of course quiz him for leads as planned."
08/17/62: Cable from Paris to Director: Slugline RYBAT KEYWAY PBRUMEN AMLASH: FROM GROWERY: "1. Growery (probably Earl Williamson) had two lengthy sessions with AMLASH-1 (Rolando Cubela Secades) on 16 Aug first accompanied by Fallucci and AMWHIP (Carlos Tepedino Gonzalez), second alone. Growery concurs basic points Fallucci assessment LASH contained Ref A. Although LASH obvious under considerable mental strain he was fairly relaxed at both sessions and entered freely all discussions. He (handwritten: Not LASH - WHIP said this!) is super sensitive about security and own personal safety. Concerned about careless talk by Lucia Echevarria and expressed definite wish his good but insecure friend Poncho Verona remain unwitting his cooperation. He appears sincere and honest in his expressed desire return PBRUMEN (Cuba) remain in place and cooperate. He neither asked for nor was offered any financial or other considerations...7. Need following OPIM...Therefore wish point out he knows Merton AF (?) Fallucci by true name (handwritten: This not so, according AMWHIP!)..."
08/21/62: Cable from Paris to Director: Slugline RYBAT KEYWAY PBRUMEN AMLASH: "2. AMLASH (Rolando Cubela Secades) has completed SW training given by Fallucci and has made drop address for routine contact and NYC address for rapid emergency. He must furnish PBRUMEN (Cuba) drop on return and has been instructed send this by SW within two weeks..."
08/23/62: Cable from Paris to Director: Slugline RYBAT GYROSE AMLASH: "1. AMLASH (Rolando Cubela Secades) advised by Fallucci 23 Aug per para 1 ref. FYI AMWHIP (Carlos Tepedino Gonzalez) commented no chance now LASH reconciliation his wife as she too talkative her anti-regime views and determination leave Cuba. 2. In phone talk 22 Aug with mother Havana LASH learned she visited earlier this week by Raul Castro who inquired where LASH and when his return. Phone call plus recent contact Cuban Emb personnel PARI should spike rumors para 1 ref. 3. AMWHIP told tell friends he had long visits with LASH who not buying defection and who wants return Havana and cooperate with Castro as best hope for helping make better future conditions Cuba. 4. Growery (probably Earl Williamson) departed PARI 22 Aug. Fallucci remaining as contact thru LASH departure for PRAG 25 Aug. 5. Request HQs relay ref MADR."
08/27/62: Dispatch from COS, Paris to Chief, WE (Attn: Chief, TFW): Subject: GYROSE/AMLASH - Transmittal of Envelope for Richard M. Fallucci: "Transmitted herewith is an envelope containing receipts, notes and reference and briefing materials for the AMLASH Operation to be held unopened for Richard M. Fallucci. (Signature) Peter J. Kymingham."
William Weatherby (alias for William Wainwright) testified that he was with "Third Country operations" within Task Force W, defined by him as operations against Cuba in countries other than Cuba or the United States. (p. 9) He testified that he worked directly under Edward Maurelius, who worked directly under the Task Force W chief or his deputy. (p. 10). Sam Halpern was an executive officer who was divorced from operations. Bruce Cheever was the deputy chief my entire time there. I worked with AMLASH (Rolando Cubela Secades) from June 1962 until I turned him over to AMLASH Case Officer (almost certainly Nestor Sanchez) in September, 1963. Case Officer used alias of Garmire when testifying (p. 14). Maurelius died on 7/29/75. (p. 17)