> On Dec 2, 11:17 pm, burgundy <WBurgha...
> > This is an offshoot from the other long string regarding wounds and other
> > things. I stated I had recently come in possession of the Saturday Evening
> > Post of 12/2/67 which is basically a sectional reprint of part of Josiah's
> > Thompson "Six Seconds in Dallas."
> > What struck me is that this "early evidence" in a sense; not evidence the
> > day of the shooting but early evidence from a scholarly writer who
> > dissected the problems of the Warren Report.
> > There's many things to focus on and here's one thing I think needs major
> > discussion and clarification.
> > Thompson quotes the following, from the Sibert and O'Neill report: "During
> > the later stages of this autopsy, Dr. Humes located an opening which
> > appeared to be a bullet hole which was below the shoulders and two inches
> > to the right of the middle line of the spinal column.
> > "This opening was probed by Dr. Humes with his finger, at which time it
> > was determined that the trajectory of the missile entering at this point
> > had entered at downward position of 45 to 60 degrees. Further probing
> > determined that the distance traveled by this missile was a short distance
> > inasmuch as the end of the opening could be felt with a finger."
> > Thompson writes, "I asked Commander's Humes assistant, Cmdr. J. Thronton
> > Boswell about Humes inserting his finger in the back wound and feeling its
> > end. Boswell told me that this was correct and that, in fact, three
> > doctors had probed this wound with their fingers up to the first or second
> > knuckle -- a penetration of one to two inches. Secret Service agent
> > Kellerman gave this description of the doctors' additional exploration of
> > the wound with a metal probe: "'A Colonel Finck (was) probing inside the
> > shoulder with his instrument, and I said, 'Colonel, where did it go?' He
> > said, 'There are no lanes for an outlet of this entry in this man's
> > shoulder.'"
> > On this forum, it has been said this wound never existed. How can anyone
> > claim that?
> Large muscles have an elasticity factor. A wound tunnel through soft
> tissue will expand and contract. If there was a shallow wound there
> would be a bullet still inside the wound track. No missile showed up
> in the X-rays. By the same token if the throat wound was an entrance
> wound that bullet would also be obvious in X-rays. Again no bullets
> showed up on any X-ray of the thorax region of the anatomy. The body
> of President Kennedy revealed wounds to the back, throat, skull, and
> small puncture wounds in the face.
> The ammunition used by the Carcano rifle was developed for deep
> penetration through-and-through wounds. It was a highly stable bullet
> by design. If any missile could penetrate two human beings in tandem
> it was the 6.5 FMJ used in the military Carcano rifle. It had ample
> velocity and a thick jacket to prevent the mushroom effect causing
> expansion of the wound cavity. It's length-to-width ratio prevented
> tumbling. The bullet was designed to drill small neat holes through
> enemy soldiers. It rarely disintegrated into a "lead snowstorm". For
> this reason ballistics expert Howard Donahue had forensic doubts if
> this stable bullet caused the head wound on the President. Not
> impossible, just unlikely given the history of this bullet through two
> wars and similar bullets used in hunting big game.
Connally. If you believe that than there has to be another wound higher