USE OF DOCUMENTS COLLECTED IN GUATEMALA BY UNITED STATES TEAM AFTER ESTABLISHME

Created: 3/2/1955

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OF CEKTRAL imEUJGEMCE

DEPUTY. DIRECTOR (PLANS)

of Documents Collected In Guatemala by United Ststes

Team After Establishment of Castillo Armas Government

1. In responso to DCI's question as to tho use rode of such documents, the following recapitulation is respectfully submitted.

2* QIR (Departnent of State) has completed itn rcaearch of the documents and within the next feweneral report summarizing tho decado of communist subversion in Guatemala will be published. OIR advises thatage document will provide general background on what transpired in Guatemala during the last ton years with particular attention to the last four years when communist activityeak of organization. The purposo of this study is to answer tho primary question of how coanrunlsm can) about in Guatemala.

3. Upon completion of this publication, OIR will commence preparationeries of tables specifically utilising the documents taken in Guatemala as examples which demonstrate the specific aspects of the cosBRmlst take-over in all fields of Guatemalan government and society.

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U, In addition, OIR has assembled andke continuing use of tho sore0 documents thst have boon sorted out of the total taken in Guatemala. CIA will receive along with appropriate representatives of the Intelligence community copies of these Incidentally, the OIR representative has stated thatof the current study would have been impossible without the documents seized by the U. S. team.

was originolLy agreed that State rather than CIAthe total study of these documents. CIA's study ofintelligence purposes was completed in tho fiold. Inthat, CIA day-to-day exploitation through the Guatemalanother outlets has been vigorously pursued and will be continued.

istory of this may be seen in tfHD memorandum datedubject! PBHISTORY.)

manifestations of the uses made of thoso

DIRECTOR

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of State "Intervention ofin Guatemala." (Attachment A)

Publication, subject "Documents Obtained in aSampling of the Documentary EvidenceInfiltration and Influence inB)

Committee report, subject "ReportSubcommittee to Investigate Communist AggressionAmerica". (Attachment C)

Publication, subject "El Libro Negroen Guatemala". (Attachment D)

Publication, subject "Terror en-)

by Guatemalan Lecture Team with exhibits.

articles in Vision.

J. C. KING Chief, WHD

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