CABLE FROM LINCOLN REPORTING SUMMARY OF RO MATERIAL 0800 TO 1700 24 JUNE

Created: 6/24/1954

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1. SUMMARY OF RO0. MOST OF THE TRAFF ICxOTTK FCP ANDHO IS NMT YjJ^lQtTTMULA. THE FCP SAIDHAT THEkj!^JT|POS IT (DNS^HOULD CONTINUE.0 IT WASICINITY OF IPALA, SOUTHWEST

WOULD RETURN TO CHIQUIUULA0' JUNE ANO THAT SMOKE BOMBS WOULO OE SENT TO THET THE LATTEfl'S POSITION COULD BE CLEARLY

B. ESSAGE FROM CASTILLO5HAT PLANES PURSUE ENEMY TROOPS BETWFEN CHiQUIMULA AMD ZAC^PA IN ORDER TO PREVENTOUNTERATTACK WITH FRESH AGAIN IT WAS STATED THAT THE SHOCK TROOPG HAO NO GASOLINE. CASTILLO SAID THAT THEY HAD ENTEREO CHIQU1MULA AT lOOa AN HOUR LATER IT WAS STATEO THAT GASOLINE HAD NOT ARRIVED AT ESQUlPULAS AMD THAT THIS MAC PREVENTED

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SPEEDILY MOVEMENTS OF MEN AND EQUIPMENT, IT WAS ALSO URGED THAT AIR SUPPORT DE SENT AT ONCE. ESSAGE ATAID THAT THE SITUATION WAS COMPLICATED AND IT WAS REQUESTED THAT THE BARRACKS IN THAT TOWN BE BOMBARDED BEFORE REPLACEMENTS COULO ARRIVE FROM ZACAPA.

Co IT APPEARS THAT ROS ALSO WITH CASTILLO, AS THIS OPERATORESSAGE FROM THE COMMANDER0 Zk JUNE REQUESTING AIR ATTACKS AND

D. THE FCP INFORMEDOUTH OF PUERTOHAT GOVERNMENT TROOPS WERE "OVING SOUTH FROM THAT PORT, AND ASKEO THAT ANE SENT TOON THIS MOVEMENT. NO SrORO WAS RECEIVED FROM THIS OPERATOR.

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