CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 8/4/1954

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COMMANDERS 8ASE UILJTAR SURRENDERED TO CALLIGERISUGUST, NO CASUALTIES. SURRENDER BROUGHT ABOUTHREAT OF AERIAL BOUSING- AND ATTACKUARDIA XCNOR AND SOME LIBERATION FORCES, COLONEL GABRIEL SANDOVAL AND MAJOR MANUEL SOSA, FIRST AND SECOND IN COMMAND, UNDER ARMED CUSTODY CUARTEL GENERAL IN CAPITAL. JUNTA MAY COURT MARTIAL FOR INSUBORDINATION, SOSA ACTUAL LEADER.

COLONEL 3AMON GONZALES AMD LT COLONEL CARLOS PRERA NEW COMMANDERS BASE MIL I.

ENTIRE COUNTRY QUIET. JUNTA REMAINS INTACT. SOURCEECANT-

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