to the Haitian People
Exhibit in case 67-105
SDF. The exhibits were kept by U.S. Customs and were
confidential. In 1972 Judge Emmett Choate's law
clerk called Customs
and arranged for viewing and copies.
The following is a
the French. The original French version was to be
used after securing
Haiti, thus the blank spaces for date, place and town.]
HEADQUARTERS OF THE
Civilians and Military.
During the course of nine years of an unfeeling
infamous regime of Francois Duvalier has inflicted all sorts
humiliations on our country, demolished all national
accumulated a considerable number of innocent victims, and
the laws of the Nation. The hour has at last come for
terminate the fury of this tyrant. The first group of
invasion forces of the Revolutionary Army has landed,
civilians, military of the Haytian Army, and other elements
to an ideal of justice and liberty. They carry the
combat to the
very soil of Haiti. This army fights in your name and at
your sides to
help you to free our country from gangsterism, from anarchy
ignorance, and to instill in the Peace, in Union and
Fraternity an era
of Liberty, Justice and of Progress.
The Town. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . has spontaneously and as one
forces with the forces of liberation. With us they
victory of the democratic forces which bring you full
enjoyment of your
civil and political rights denied you for nine years.
delay, take your place beside the revolution. The time
has come. We make an appeal to the officers and the
the army, who have been humiliated and ill treated for the
years. We appeal to the military, baffled and
are determined to conquer and we will conquer. No
force can resist our fire-power. To the Haytian people
"Join us!" In the sacred name of our Country, for the
our heroes, all rise in the Union which makes strength.
Down with the regime of Duvalier. Down with the
Long live Liberty. Long live Haiti.
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