CABLE TO SR. REP. GUATEMALA CITY FROM DIRECTOR, CIA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 7/1/1954

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FOR JMBLUG FROM WHITING:

CITE: DIR

HAVE JUST FINISHED TALKING WITH HOLLAND WHO ADVISES ON BASIS TELEPHONE CALL FROM MCDERMOTT AGREEMENT HUNG UP ON FOLLOW IN3 ISSUE:

ARMAS DEMANDING CONSENT UNOPPOSED MARCHING HIS FORCES

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OUT THE ARGUMENT. ARMAS'^ HEAD SIDERED DANGEROUS NONSENSE, E&BE ULTIMATE INSULT PR IDE OF ARMY. HE SHOULD REMEMBERff&5TEO IN

FIELD AND CONSIDER RIGHTFUL PRIDE BROTHER OFFICERS WHO HAMSTRUNG

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BY COMMIE ORDERS. HE SHOULD AVOID GIVING THIS UNNECESSARY OFFENSE TO PEOPLE WHOSE SUPPORT HE WILL RELY UPON LATER.

Jj. MONZON DEMAND HOLO POWER FOR MONTH EQUALLY ABSURD SINCE WHAT IS REQUIRED NOW IS CESSATION HOSTILITIES ANO BLOODSHED AND QUICK EFFECTIVE SOLUTION MAJOR PROBLEM WHICH IS TO ERADICATE COMMIE INFLUENCE AND PREVENTION COMMIE RESURGENCE WITH POSSIBLE LOSS ALL GAINS THUS FAR ACHIEVED.

5. HAVE REASON BELIEVERE-

SPECT FORCE AND AUTHORITY JMBLUG.

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CABLE SECRETARIAT COMMENT: RETYPED BY CABLE SECRETARIAT.

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