LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT FROM ALLEN W. DULLES RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP (W/ATTACHME

Created: 4/18/1955

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The President The White House

Dear Mr. President:

As partontinuing program directed toward the penetration of the Communist Parties and fronts throughout the world, special studies are prepared by our International Communism Division concerning various aspects of themong these studies are several just prepared inhought you would beopy of each is attached.

Party Intelligence ProcurementJapan

This study is based on publications clandestinely circulated by the Communist Party of Japan. It illustrates the acquisition ofby the Communist Party of Japan concerning American military establishments.

Party of Guatemala's Chart of Organizational

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An organizational chart preparedommunist Party is rarely obtained. The study concerning this chart is of special interest because it reflects the strong organizational influence of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union on the Communist Party of Guatemala, and the emphasis placed by the latter Party on "collective leadership" even before Stalin's death.

Role of the WFTU in the Indoctrination and TrainingUnion Cadres

The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) is one of the largest and most dangerous of the international Communist fronts. It ispecial effort to develop strength in the "colonialsia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. One of the most significant developments in the WFTU program is the operationovert school in Budapest for the training of trade union cadres. This study sets forth detailed data concerning the operation of this school.

Communist Fronts; Concealment Devices

This analysisew and more subtle approach on the part of the Communists to draw non-Communists into their front activities. Various devices are employed in an effort to conceal the Communist-front origin and control of international meetings and propaganda activities.

These are being distributed through the normal Intelligence channels.

Respectfully yours.

Allen W. Dulles Director

Drief Studies on Various Aspects of

international communism

Communist Tarty Intelligence

CP Guatemala's Chart of Organizational Structure and "Col-

lective Leadership"

Role of the WFTU in the Indoctrination and Training of

Trade Union Cadrrs

nternational Communist Fronts: Concealment Devices

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