You are on page 1of 7

The following is an excerpt from an early version of the Oswald Code.

full version can be found on AMAZON.

PAPERBACK VERSION (black and white but pictures display correctly)

KINDLE VERSION (this one is in color)



Russian word for wedding ring with the word “spy” embedded in it.

Steganography is the science of hiding information. Whereas the goal of cryptography is
to make data unreadable by a third party, the goal of steganography is to hide the data
from a third party. Lee Harvey Oswald was adept at the art of steganography. After he
was arrested, however, Oswald played down the importance of his address book and
“stated that an address book in his possession contains the names of various Russian
immigrants residing in Dallas, Texas, whom he has visited with.” But Oswald’s address
book was much more than just a list of names and addresses. Encoded in it were the
names of the men and women Oswald came into contact with prior to his being set up
as a patsy in the assassination of President Kennedy. Even though as part of the cover
up, the National Security Administration advised the Warren Commission that Oswald’s
address book had no steganographic or cryptological significance, the FBI inadvertently
stumbled across part of the Oswald code when it examined a notation Oswald had
made in his English to Spanish dictionary. The FBI reported, “On the assumption that
the questioned phrase is written in Russian and English using a combination of Latin
and Cyrillic script, it is possible that the first word could be…Sulphur 88.”

Oswald had encoded information by combining Russian and English words! The FBI did
not pursue this further even though, as we shall see in the chapter entitled Gerry Patrick
Hemming, there were FBI documents that placed Oswald in Sulphur, Oklahoma, a week
prior to the assassination. Aside from this methodology, when Oswald crossed out a
word yet it was still visible it often indicated the word he crossed out had cryptological

This book will outline the major causes and the key events that led to President
Kennedy getting assassinated. Oswald’s address book, as well as documents
declassified under the JFK Documents Act, and analysis of hundreds of hours of taped
interview with Gerry Patrick Hemming and other principals involved in the assassination,
provides incontrovertible evidence of far-reaching conspiracy. A clear picture emerges
from these invaluable sources.

Oswald’s journey to becoming “the world’s most infamous patsy” was a circuitous one.
Evidence indicates Gerry Patrick Hemming, Oswald’s Marine buddy and mentor, played
a major role in setting up Oswald. Oswald wrote, “During December 1957 I was
stationed at subic bay near Maibia, Philipine Islands.” Hemming served a tour of duty in
the US Marines Air Wing in 1957 at Subic Bay, Philippines during this period. Hemming
also stated that he caught a military hop to Iwakuni, Japan and Atsugi, Japan during the
period Oswald was stationed there and visited with him. In December 1958, Hemming
introduced Oswald to James Angleton, a high ranking CIA official, while Oswald was on
leave from El Toro Air Force Base in California. Angleton attempted to dispatch Oswald
and Hemming to Cuba, in order to infiltrate Fidel Castro’s armed forces and both men
appeared at the Cuban Consulate in Monterrey, California. Hemming was recruited by
the Cubans as an instructor but Oswald was not. As a result, Angleton sent Oswald to
the Soviet Union in October 1959 on a mission that would involve the U-2 spy plane.
Subsequently, Oswald “defected,” then he convinced the Soviets to let him stay in the
USSR by slitting his wrists. Oswald was then confined to a Soviet mental hospital where
he could have been held indefinitely. This proved that Oswald was more than willing to
take risks. When he was released and allowed to remain in the USSR, he proved his
gratitude to the Soviets by giving the KGB the intelligence it needed to shoot the U-2.
He also accepted a payment for doing so in order to convince KGB that this was not a
provocation. The downing of the U-2 sabotaged the planned summit talks between
Eisenhower and Khrushchev scheduled for May 16, 1960, in Paris. This was a victory
for the US hard-liners who had dispatched Oswald. With mission accomplished, Oswald
was issued a Soviet exit visa and returned to the United States in June 1962 with a
daughter and pretty young bride in tow none the worse for his experiences with the

By this time, Hemming, who had been able to penetrate Castro’s Air Force but was
forced to flee Cuba, was now deeply involved in anti-Castro paramilitary activities in
Miami and New Orleans. Hemming renewed contacts with Oswald, and in April 1963,
advised the latter to form a chapter of the Fair Play for Cuba Committee and to assume
the role of a pro-Castro activist who was willing to get arrested for the cause. Whenever
Hemming and Oswald were seen together in Miami and New Orleans, Hemming would
claim that Oswald was a “snitch” trying to infiltrate his anti-Castro group. They crossed
paths so often in life that it even made Jerrold Brown of the Central Intelligence
Agency’s Security Analysis Group (SAG) to wonder what role Hemming played in the
Kennedy assassination. (The SAG evaluated the veracity of the information in books
and articles concerning the CIA.) By late September 1963, Oswald had accumulated
numerous bogus bona fides, consequently, his handlers instructed Oswald to go to
Mexico City where he would apply for a visa to visit Cuba. Oswald was convinced that
he would perform low level reconnaissance in Cuba that would not subject him to
possible arrest there. His handlers’ goal was to get him back to the US after having
acquired an almost perfect profile of a communist “terrorist.” If a Cuban visa were to be
discovered among Oswald’s effects after the assassination, it would provide
tremendous impetus for the US to invade Cuba since it was a “breeding ground” for
presidential assassins. Although Oswald was unable to get a Cuban visa, the fact that
he had attempted to do so was a strike against him. Inexorably, he was being prepared
for his date with history, helped by an unwitting Ruth Paine who found him a job at a
building located on a likely Presidential motorcade route. Meanwhile, Hemming had
arranged for Oswald to acquire a Mannlicher-Carcano which Oswald brought to work on
November 22, 1963, because Hemming told Oswald he was willing to pay him double
what he paid for it. Oswald had no clue it would be used to assassinate the president.
No president had been assassinated since McKinley. A few hours after the “big event”,
Officer J. D. Tippet tried to kill Oswald, acting on a contract put out by organized crime
figure, Jack Ruby. Oswald, however, killed Officer Tippet instead. Lee Harvey Oswald
didn’t just fall off a turnip truck. This left it up to Jack Ruby to kill Oswald “because he
had a communistic smile on his face” and made everyone in America smell a

Some of the names in the address book that I have been able to decode belong to
American adventurers who went to Cuba to join Castro’s armed forces and helped him
win the revolution who were either imprisoned by Castro or who like Frank Sturgis,
where the object of shoot-on-sight orders. These men were led to believe that Castro
was a Cuban nationalist dedicated to, among other things, restoring deposed President
Carlos Prio Soccarras to power. History proved otherwise. Castro never had any
intention of doing so and soon it became clear that he was a Communist whose regime
proved to be an effective tool of the Soviet Union in the Western hemisphere. Castro
knew that these “soldiers-of-fortune” were rightwing Americans who were plotting
against him, so he had them imprisoned under inhumane conditions. Others were
executed while still others escaped and returned to the US. These former “Castro’s
prisoners” became determined to devote their lives to over-throwing the regime they
had helped bring to power. A CIA employee, who had been imprisoned by Castro, also
played a key role in the “big event.”

These adventurers, along with CIA agents and officials, witnessed in horror and
disbelief, Kennedy’s betrayal (in their minds), of the Bay of Pigs invasion in April 1961.
The scenario of the Bay invasion called for an air strike scheduled to take place at dawn
on Monday, April 17, 1961, while the 1,400-man exile invasion force fought its way to
shore. Without bombing and strafing of Castro’s troops, the brigade could not defeat
Castro’s forces. Prior to the invasion, Kennedy changed the invasion location from near
the city of Trinidad to the more secluded Bay of Pigs. Moreover, he insisted that no
Americans should be involved. Kennedy was more interested in “world opinion” than in
overthrowing Castro. Then President Kennedy refused to authorize a second air strike.
He did this at the very last minute after the exile army was told to maintain radio silence.
There was no turning back for these young men; as they did not know JFK had pulled
the rug out from under them. Consequently, the Bay of Pigs defeat emboldened the
Soviets to position nuclear tipped missiles in Cuba. This subsequent Cuban Missile
Crisis almost led to a thermonuclear exchange. This apocalyptic confrontation was
resolved only after Kennedy guaranteed the existence of the communist state of Cuba.
To “Castro’s prisoners” and the many American men (and women) involved in Bay of
Pigs, Kennedy had signed his own death warrant. A “committee” was formed within CIA
to “terminate him with extreme prejudice.”

Howard Hunt, David Atlee Phillips, Bernardo De Torres and Pedro Diaz Lanz, all of
whose names encoded in Oswald’s address book were directly involved in the Bay of
Pigs invasion, while others whose names appeared (e.g., J ames Angleton, and
Howard J . Osborn) were indirectly involved. CIA Technical Services Officer David
Christ, who was a major player in the “big event” and was listed in Oswald’s address
book, was imprisoned in Cuba from September 1960 to his release in a prisoner
exchange in April 1963. During the Bay of Pigs invasion Christ was placed on death row
and told that if the invasion succeeded, he would be executed.

Furthermore, Oswald’s address book provided us with insight into the nature of
Oswald’s activities in the Soviet Union. The encoded names of KGB agents Rosa
Kuznetsova, Vera Alizberg and Stefan Mudryk appear in the address book. The names
(some overt, some encoded) of CIA agents, Olympiada Kozlova, Mikhailo Jelisavcic and
Richard C. Jacob also appear in Oswald’s address book.

Oswald had found the Soviet system so distasteful that upon his return to the US he
intended to join George Lincoln Rockwell’s American Nazi Party. The address book
contained the names of George Lincoln Rockwell and Daniel Burros, two notorious neo-
Nazis active in 1963. In 1962 Oswald associated with a former Nazi spy in Dallas and in
1963 hardcore racists in New Orleans.