NOTE RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 3/21/1955

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Aeeting of Kr. tulles aad Col. Sing vith Assistant Secretary

of State Killer re poealblUty of overthrowing Guatemalan OaTtnBent. Mr. Dollea stated that CIA vas Riving cone Idem tlon to tha possibility of rendering aaelatanceroup needed, by Colonel Carloe Caatlllo Arams plotting tha overthrow of tha present Oorerisaant of Ouatenmu. Before proceeding any farther Mr. Dollee aald ha vould like to obtain the opinion and concurrence of the Depertaent of State. Mr. Killer agreed that tha tlaa aay bare arrived vhas eoaa action vaa Daoeaaary vltb regard to the Arbenz Oorarnaent, but aald that the Depextaent could only concur In auoh action if aaaured that the likelihood of tha operatl being succeeeful vaa high and that such aaelatance aa night be rendered would not In any way be traceable to the United State*.

r. Hobart Spalding, Intelligence Adrlaer to Om Aaelatant

Secretary of State Killer, Informed Mr. Dalles that State had reached tha conoloalon that any attempt to subsidize or aaa 1st Col. Caatlllo Armas vould be too dangerous an undertaking.

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Botveen February anderie* of conversations took place between General Sadth and Under Secretary of State Bruce of which there la no record. Son* form of verbal author! rati on to land corert aaalatance to

of. Marine Corps vaa

called Inonsultant to aaaaaa the military plan submitted by Caatlllo Araae, and gave lt, vith nanyand recommendations, hia approval.

CI approved purahaee of area In quantity estimated sufficient for entireof Caatlllo Araaa.

6rm*from warehouse to Port of New Orleans. Plan vaa

7aelatant Seoretary Millar learns of arms shlpnant and violently oppoaes plan. Deal la off.

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