Henry Hecksher was the CIA station chief in Germany in 1953. During the East German uprising that year, he asked for arms shipments into the Soviet zone, a request that was denied by his superiors Frank Wisner and Allen Dulles.
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- Eric Thomas Chester, Covert Network: Progressives, the International Rescue Committee and the CIA, M.E. Sharpe, 1995, p.121.