LETTER TO WILLIAM CASEY FROM ALFONSE D'AMATO RE ACTIVITIES OF FORMER U. N. SECR

Created: 4/10/1986

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United ^States Senate

WASHINGTON.

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The Honorable William Casey Director of Central Intelligence Central Intelligence AgencyD.C.

Dear Bill:

Recent reports have raised 'serious questions regarding the activities of. Secretary General Kurt Waldheim during World War II. Waldheim served in the German Armynd was stationed in the Balkans during the. During this period, he servedumber of commanders, including General Alexander Loehr and General Reinhacdt Gelham. General Loehr was tried and convicted of war crimes, including the mass deportation of Jews to concentration camps. Loehrwas executed for these crimes. General Gelhara, meanwhile, served as head of Abhehr, the Nazi military, intelligence,ion. Waldheim served as an officer in this unit.

I have been informed that following the war your agency came into possession of General Gelham's files. These documents could prove invaluable in confirming or refuting current allegations against Mr. Waldheim. equest access to any and all material in the possession of your agency which pertain to Kurt Waldheim's activities during World War II.

' ook forward to your cooperation in this matter.

Sincerely,

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Alfonse D'Amato Onited States Senator

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