Commission concluded they were likely struck by the same bullet. President Kennedy’s neck and Governor Connally’s chest and wrist and embedded itself in the Governor’s thigh. Bullet journal key pdf so, this bullet traversed 15 layers of clothing, 7 layers of skin, and approximately 15 inches of tissue, struck a necktie knot, removed 4 inches of rib, and shattered a radius bone.
The Warren Commission found that this gurney was the one that had borne Governor Connally. This bullet became a key Commission exhibit. Its copper jacket was completely intact. While the bullet’s nose appeared normal, the tail was compressed laterally on one side. In its conclusion, the Warren Commission found “persuasive evidence from the experts” that a single bullet caused the President’s neck wound and all the wounds in Governor Connally.
It acknowledged that there was a “difference of opinion” among members of the Commission “as to this probability”, but stated that the theory was not essential to its conclusions and that all members had no doubt that all shots were fired from the sixth floor window of the Depository building. Warren Commission’s conclusion that Oswald acted alone. Oswald to have fired two shots from his bolt-action rifle. FBI marksmen, who test-fired the rifle for the Warren Commission, concluded that the “minimum time for getting off two successive well-aimed shots on the rifle is approximately 2 and a quarter seconds” or 41 to 42 Zapruder frames. 1979 stating that their “forensic pathology panel’s conclusions were consistent with the so-called single bullet theory advanced by the Warren Commission”. Two bullets struck President Kennedy, and one wounded Governor Connally.