Cuban Counter Revolutionary Handbook 10 October 1962 by
FBI HQ file
number 109-584-3387; NARA RIF Number
[NOTE: The copies were very hard to transcribe
poor photo reproduction. At points where the words were
(...) were inserted to indicate a missing word or words.
brackets are not contained in the original. FURTHER
consider the date,
10 Oct. 1962, when evaluating the organizations.]
A. Common Title or Abbreviation: U.
B. Title: Unidad Revolucionaria
C. Affiliation with Other Groups: J.
plan to join CRC; UR is composed of about 20 groups, noted
elsewhere in Handbook.
D. Political Alignment and Basic
political affiliation; Catholic influence exemplified by use
Christian fish symbol; motivation defined by words "Accion"
"Anticomunista," "Liberacion" in names of member groups;
Castro to be
overthrown, Cuba returned to democracy in the Inter-American
based on 1940 Constitution; elections no later than 18
Castro out; seized property to be returned to former owners;
return to free enterprise system.
E. Leading Personalities: In U.
F. RODRIGUEZ, Espada, Sec Gen; Fernando F. CAVADA Paris;
GARCIA Oller; Juan F. CASTELLVI Padro; Jose E. de la
dissident faction; Alberto FERNANDEZ Hechevarria; Andres J.
Bazan; Miguel LOPEZ; Boris Miyares. In Cuba: Jose
(PEPE), arrested Sept. 1962; Manuel VIFRA Rodriguez,
ALVAREZ (ROBERTO) , arrested Sept. 1962; Robert M. Geddes.
in prison; Rafael DIAZ HANSCOMB, FORMER Natl. Coord.,
Humberto SORI Marin, former Mil. Coord., executed.
A. Date and Place of Origin: Founded
in Cuba in
December 1960 when some 25 CR groups signed a unification
B. Principal Activities to Date:
unify major CR groups; active in resistance before and after
Giron; internal organization alleged to include Cuban
marine; have worked with U. S. Navy; in June 1962 helped
August 1962 involved in "uprising" with FAL, MRP, SFNE and
aborted after arrests by GOC security forces prior to
A. Estimated Membership: Cuba 200 U. S.
200 ELSEWHERE Unknown
B. Current Activities: Continue attempts to aid
assessing damage to UR by arrests (II.B) in Aug/Sept;
exile element, with plan to enter CRC; internal assets
manage some low
key sabotage and propaganda activity; potential of naval
C. Support Facilities: Internal/external
courier, diplomatic pouch, radio, open code telegram;
Guantanamo with limited support; said to have voice
power, operates 1200 kcs); claim to have pre-arranged
reception points; naval group reported to have assets on
ships, at bases/harbors, and to have naval vessel defection
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