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Created: 8/24/1962

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OPERATED BY CUBAN NATIONALS, ALL OF THE OTHERS BY FOREIGNERS IN UNIFORM. IT WAS OBVIOUS THAT THEY WERE FOREIGNERS AS THEY SPOKE SOME FOREIGN LANGUAGE. FOLLOWING IMMEDIATELY AFTEREEP FILLED WITH CUBAN MILITARY PERSONNEL. THE REMAINDER OF THE CONVOY CONSISTED OF ARTILLERY PIECES AND TRUCKS. EACH OF THE TRUCKS WAS OPERATEDOREIGN DRIVER AND HELPER. THERE WERERUCKS, EACH CONTAINING ABOUTOREIGNERS WHO HAD AN ASIATIC "OR KOREAN" APPEARANCE, AS WELL AS AN ADDITIONALRUCKS CARRYING CARGO COVERED WITH TARPAULINS. THERE WERE ALSO THREE LARGE AMBULANCE-TYPE VEHICLES SAID TO BE MOBILE FIRST-AID HOSPITALS, WHICH WERE EQUIPPED WITH SURGICAL FACILITIES.

THE MAJORITY OF THE FOREIGN PERSONNEL WERE SHIRTLESS, APPARENTLY SUFFERING FROM THE HEAT.

THE UNLOADING APPEARED TO BE COMPLETED BY THE MIDDLE OF THE THIKD DAY. AT THE END OF THE MILITARY CONVOY THERE WERE THREE BUSES, SIMILAR TO THOSE USED FOF THE SANTIAGO DE CUBA TO HABANA RUN, WHICH WERE FILLED WITH FOREIGN OFFICERS.

6 UGUSTOVIETS ARRIVED AT CASlLDA. THEY HAD WITH THEM LONG-AND SHORT-RANGE ROCKETS, ALL TYPES OF TRUCKS, BULLDOGS, JEEPS, EXPLOSIVES, AS WELL AS EXTREMELY LARGE TANKS. ALL THE VEHICLES WERE OPERATED BY SOVIETS. OTAL OF FIVE SHIPS HAD ARI.IVil) AT CASlLDA BY 'J AUGUST. UGUST TWO TRUCKLOADS OF

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