CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALAN 1954 COUP

Created: 7/8/1954

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CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM

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toi prity SLINC rybat PBSUCCESS FROM ONTRICH

SITREPJLY;

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1C BS BURNT MUCH UNREST, HAD EARLY

MORNING MEETlfttf^tJtfCCALLIGERIS, SECANT

CRACKED OOWN HARMON CALLIGERIS AND. SECANT, TOLD HIM COMMIES MUST

BE CONTROLLED IMMEDIATELY AND THAT-HE SHOULD TftKE OVER CONTROL

OF JUNTA BEFORE FRIDAY TO PERMIT HIS GROUP NECESSARY CONTROL.

2. EARLYULY by UNANIMOUS VOTE CALLIGERIS ELECTED

PERMANENT PRE? FOE NT juntao CRUZ AND DUBOIS WILL STEP ASIDE FOR

3-MAW JUNTA a

MASS DEMONSTRATION DUE TAKE PLACE

SATURDAY, SUCH DEMONSTRATION COULD SELL HAVE LEO TO BLOODSHED-

,V situation looktno MUCH BETTER. ALL APPOINTMENTS IN MINISTRIES,-Ovor CALL FGER IS. OSCAR MENOOZA MADE CHIEF ARMED FORCES, FITC MENOOZA WILL be APPOINTED CHIEF OF AIR FORCE AND MIGUEL UENDOZA POSSIBLY CHIEF GUARD iA civil* MINISTERS OF

ULY

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HACIENDA ANO AGRICULTURE WILL PROBABLY BE REPLACED<-

5- PLEASE SEND ANT SUGGESTED APPOINTMENTS* THIS IS TH TIME TO GET THEM fN0

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